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Urenco records first-half net loss, qualifies Brexit impact

25 August 2016

Urenco has today reported a net loss of €8.5 million ($9.6 million) as a result of adverse exchange rate movements and significant weakening of pound sterling in its financial results for the half year ending 30 June 2016. The net loss compares with a net gain in the same period of 2015 of €166 million.

BWXT subsidiary to buy GE Hitachi Canada

19 August 2016

BWX Technologies Canada is to acquire GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada in a move that will enable it to offer a wider range of technical solutions and services for Candu reactors.

Exelon to buy Fitzpatrick nuclear plant

09 August 2016

FitzPatrick_(Entergy)_48Exelon is to assume ownership and operation of Entergy's James A Fitzpatrick nuclear power plant in upstate New York after the two companies reached an agreement worth $110 million following the state's adoption of a Clean Energy Standard supporting the continued operation of nuclear capacity.

Ikata 3 operating at full power again

22 August 2016

Ikata plant - 48Unit 3 of the Ikata nuclear power plant in Japan's Ehime prefecture has reached 100% operating capacity, owner Shikoku Electric Power Company announced today. The unit is the fifth Japanese reactor to resume operation.

Fifth Japanese power reactor restarted

12 August 2016

Ikata plant - 48Shikoku Electric Power Company announced today that it had initiated the process to restart unit 3 of its Ikata nuclear power plant in Japan's Ehime prefecture. It becomes the fifth Japanese reactor to resume operation under new safety standards introduced following the March 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi plant.

Hinkley legal bid fails as China urges government decision

09 August 2016

The High Court of Paris on 5 August rejected a request by EDF's Central Works Council to suspend the final investment decision for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant project in the UK. Meanwhile, China's ambassador to the UK has called for the UK government to make a prompt decision on the project.