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Spanish-Chinese cooperation on fuel inspection systems


03 February 2016

Enusa-Tecnatom-SNPI - 48Enusa and Tecnatom of Spain have agreed to cooperate with China's Suzhou Nuclear Power Research Institute in the field of nuclear fuel inspection systems.

Hualong One fuel assembly undergoes irradiation testing

Uranium and Fuel

29 January 2016

Hualong One fuel irradiation - 48A prototype fuel assembly for use in China's Hualong One reactor design has completed the first fuel cycle irradiation test. Construction of three Hualong One units has already begun in China.

China confident in nuclear emergency preparedness

Regulation and Safety

27 January 2016

China's State Council has today issued its first white paper on nuclear energy, detailing policies and measures to boost nuclear emergency preparedness and promoting nuclear security. Nuclear safety, it says, has been strengthened in parallel with development of its nuclear industry.

First Taishan EPR completes cold tests

New Nuclear

01 February 2016

Taishan 1- 48Cold function tests have been completed at unit 1 of the Taishan nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province. The unit is expected to start up in the first half of next year and will be the first EPR reactor to begin operating.

Sixth Yangjiang unit gets its dome

New Nuclear

28 January 2016

Yangjiang 6 dome installation - 48The dome has been installed upon the containment building of unit 6 at the Yangjiang nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province. The milestone marks the end of major civil engineering works at the unit.

CGN teams up with shipbuilder for offshore plants

New Nuclear

26 January 2016

CGN, CSIC cooperation agreement - 48China General Nuclear has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China's largest shipbuilding company to work together on developing floating nuclear power plants.