Construction rss

Approval for Korean repository expansion

Waste and Recycling

26 July 2016

Gyeongju repository - Phase I and II - 48Plans to more than double the current capacity of South Korea's low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste disposal facility at Gyeongju have been approved by the government. Construction of the second phase of the facility is expected to be completed in 2019.

Fourth Ningde unit enters commercial operation

New Nuclear

21 July 2016

Ningde 3 and 4 - 48Unit 4 of the Ningde nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province has entered commercial operation, plant constructor China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Company Limited announced today.

Bellefonte auction announced

Corporate

18 July 2016

Bellefonte_(TVA)_48A two-stage auction process is to be used to complete the sale of the Bellefonte nuclear power plant site, the company appointed by the Tennessee Valley Authority to manage the sale has announced. The sale is expected to be completed by October.

ČEZ requests EIA for new Dukovany units

New Nuclear

21 July 2016

Dukovany plant - 48Czech utility ČEZ has requested the Ministry of Environment carry out an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the potential construction of two new reactors at the Dukovany nuclear power plant.

Third Barakah reactor vessel in place

New Nuclear

21 July 2016

Barakah 3 reactor vessel installed - 48The reactor vessel has been installed for unit 3 of the Barakah nuclear power plant under construction in the United Arab Emirates. All four units at the site should be in operation by 2020.

Grid connection for second Fangchenggang unit

New Nuclear

18 July 2016

Fangchenggang 2 grid connection - 48Unit 2 of the Fangchenggang nuclear power plant in China's Guangxi province started supplying electricity to the grid on 15 July, China General Nuclear announced the following day.