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Contract for nuclear islands of Fangchenggang Hualong One units

New Nuclear

13 September 2016

Fangchenggang 3-4 nuclear island contract - 48A contract to install the nuclear islands of units 3 and 4 of the Fangchenggang nuclear power plant in China has been awarded to China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Company Limited. The units are a demonstration project for China General Nuclear's Hualong One reactor design.

Russia and Belarus meeting obligations under Ostrovets agreement

New Nuclear

07 September 2016

State financial controllers in Belarus and Russia have carried out an audit of the intergovernmental agreement between the countries for construction of Belarus' first nuclear power plant, in Ostrovets, in the Grodno region. According to Nuclear.Ru, the State Control Committee of Belarus and the Accounts Chamber of Russia have looked at the "performance of obligations" laid out in the agreement.

China and Kazakhstan cement fuel pellet deal

Uranium and Fuel

05 September 2016

China-Kazakhstan - September 2016 - 48China and Kazakhstan have taken a step closer to the supply of Kazakh fuel pellets to Chinese companies. The relevant documents enabling such transactions are between Ulba Metallurgical Plant, a subsidiary of Kazakh uranium producer KazAtomProm, and CGNPC-URC, a subsidiary of China General Nuclear.

Pressure mounts for government decision on Hinkley

New Nuclear

09 September 2016

The UK's finance minister, Philip Hammond, has described the terms of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant project as a "well-designed transfer of risk". Meanwhile British company Rolls-Royce has for the second time become a 'preferred bidder' for the project in Somerset, and members of EDF Energy's advisory panel have argued it is "strongly in the national interest to press ahead with the plant".

Contract for prototype CAREM balance of plant

New Nuclear

06 September 2016

CAREM BOP contract signing - 48Argentina's National Atomic Energy Commission has awarded a contract to a joint venture between Tecna and Siemens to supply the balance of plant for the prototype CAREM-25, a domestically-designed and developed small integral reactor.

Production starts on MOX fuel for Takahama unit

Uranium and Fuel

02 September 2016

France's Areva has started fabrication of 16 mixed-oxide fuel assemblies for use in unit 4 of the Takahama nuclear power plant, Kansai Electric Power Company announced on 30 August. Although the unit is one of five Japanese reactors to have been restarted, a court injunction has suspended its operation.