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Large-scale Chinese reactor design passes IAEA safety review

New Nuclear

05 May 2016

CAP1400 - 48China's CAP1400 reactor design has successfully passed the International Atomic Energy Agency's Generic Reactor Safety Review, the Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute announced today.

Fuel loading completed at third Fuqing unit

New Nuclear

06 April 2016

Fuqing 3 fuel loading - 48The loading of all 157 fuel assemblies into the reactor core of unit 3 of the Fuqing nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province has been completed. The unit is expected to start up later this year.

Grid connection for Hongyanhe 4

New Nuclear

01 April 2016

Hongyanhe units 1-4 - 48Unit 4 of the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province today began supplying electricity to the grid. The reactor is expected to enter commercial operation later this year.

British firms extend cooperation with China

Corporate

07 April 2016

Amec Foster Wheeler-CNEC - April 2016 - 48Amec Foster Wheeler has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Nuclear Engineering and Construction Corporation on cooperation in nuclear energy. Meanwhile, Rolls-Royce has signed contracts with China National Nuclear Corporation covering technical training.

HTR helium fan motor passes acceptance tests

New Nuclear

05 April 2016

HTR blower motor passes factory acceptance - 48Factory acceptance tests for the main motor of the helium fan for use in China's HTR-PM high-temperature gas-cooled reactor has been successfully completed, Harbin Electric Corporation announced. Separately, the company has also developed a 300 MW reactor coolant pump.

CGN boosts cooperation with Czech firms

Corporate

31 March 2016

China General Nuclear announced today that it has signed memoranda of understanding with Czech engineering companies to cooperate in nuclear energy.