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Reactor vessel installation under way at Hongyanhe 5

New Nuclear

20 March 2018

Hongyanhe 5 RPV delivery - 48The reactor pressure vessel for unit 5 of the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant has been delivered to the construction site in China's Liaoning province. Installation of the component began immediately.

Tianwan 3 enters warranty period

New Nuclear

08 March 2018

Tianwan unit 3 - 48Russia's ASE Group has handed over unit 3 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province to the customer for a two-year warranty period of operation. The Russian-supplied VVER-1000 is scheduled to enter commercial operation later this year.

China plans demonstration nuclear heating project

New Nuclear

12 February 2018

NHR200-II reactor - 48A feasibility study on constructing China's first nuclear plant for district heating is being carried out by China General Nuclear (CGN) and Tsinghua University. The plant would use the domestically-developed NHR200-II low-temperature heating reactor technology.

Russia brings Chinese funding into uranium mining

Uranium and Fuel

13 March 2018

Zhdanova launches Mine No6 - 48Russia has opened its uranium mining industry to foreign investment with an agreement signed yesterday between the Russia-China Investment Fund for Regional Development, ARMZ Uranium Holding, and Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union (PIMCU). ARMZ and PIMCU are subsidiaries of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom.

China to start building up to eight reactors in 2018

Nuclear Policies

07 March 2018

China will "steadily promote" the development of nuclear power this year, according to a plan released today by the country's National Energy Administration (NEA). The plan calls for five new nuclear power reactors to be brought online in 2018 and construction to be started on a further six to eight units.

CTEC, Doosan to cooperate in I&C solutions


06 February 2018

CGN-Doosan - January 2018 - 48China General Nuclear subsidiary China Techenergy Corp recently signed an agreement to cooperate with South Korea's Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction to promote self-developed instrumentation and control products. CTEC has also signed a contract with Doosan to supply SpeedyHold (CTEC’s logic controller), and then Doosan will supply replacement control rod systems to four Korean nuclear power reactors.