Construction rss

Hydraulic engineering facility contract signed for Akkuyu plant

Corporate

03 July 2015

Akhundov and Cengiz signing ceremony 48A contract has been signed for the design and construction of offshore hydraulic engineering structures designed to process seawater for cooling Turkey's planned Akkuyu nuclear power plant.

NuGen's new chief exemplifies global nuclear learning

Corporate

30 June 2015

Tom Samson has taken over as CEO of NuGen, the consortium working to build new reactors at Moorside in Cumbria. His return to Britain after new build work in the United Arab Emirates is an example of the two-way process of global nuclear learning.

France to study reactor construction in Saudi Arabia

Nuclear Policies

26 June 2015

Saudi Arabia and France signed three nuclear-related cooperation agreements in Paris on 24 June. One is to carry out a feasibility study for the construction of two power reactors in the Middle Eastern country.

Croatian firm confirms interest in Finnish project

Corporate

02 July 2015

Croatian company Migrit Energija has confirmed that it plans to take a stake in the Hanhikivi nuclear power plant project in Finland. However, the Finnish economy ministry has requested more details about the company as it considers the shareholding.

Hanhikivi construction licence application submitted

New Nuclear

30 June 2015

Hanhikivi 1 AES-2006 (Fennovoima)_48Fennovoima has today submitted its construction licence application to the Finland's Ministry of Employment and the Economy for the planned Hanhikivi nuclear power plant project. However, issues remain regarding the level of Finnish ownership in the project.

Ukraine prepares to cancel Khmelnitski agreement with Russia

New Nuclear

24 June 2015

Ukraine is preparing the legal document required to cancel its contract with Russia concerning the completion of two units at the Khmelnitski nuclear power plant. The move was announced yesterday by Svetlana Kulchitskaya, deputy head of the atomic energy and nuclear industry department of the Ministry of Energy and Coal.