New build rss

Russia offers nuclear desalination bundle

New Nuclear

04 March 2015

Rusatom Overseas is aiming to sell desalination facilities integrated with large capacity nuclear power plants to Russia's export markets.

AEM-Technologies meets milestone for Rostov 4

New Nuclear

25 February 2015

Rostov 4 steam generator 48The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies has completed a "key stage" in the manufacture of a steam generator for unit 4 of the Rostov nuclear power plant, packing the 11,000 stainless steel heat exchange pipes.

RPV installation work starts at Novovoronezh 7

New Nuclear

23 February 2015

Novovoronezh 2 RPV 48Russian architect-engineer AtomEnergoProekt has started work to install the reactor pressure vessel of the second unit of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant.

Saudi Arabia teams up with Korea on SMART

New Nuclear

04 March 2015

Park-Salaman - March 2015 48At least two South Korean-designed SMART reactors could be built in Saudi Arabia following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two countries yesterday. Korea and Saudi are to jointly promote the reactor in the global market.

Damage to Summer 2 containment vessel

Regulation and Safety

24 February 2015

VC Summer construction site - Dec 2014 48The US nuclear regulator has begun an inspection at the construction site of VC Summer unit 2 to assess the cause and impact of "inadvertent damage" to the unit's containment vessel.

Terms of Paks project 'are in order', says Hungarian prime minister

New Nuclear

20 February 2015

Hungary and Russia are "already in the implementation phase" of their project to build two new Russian-designed units at Paks, Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in an interview with Russian newspaper Kommersant. The article was published on the Hungarian government's website today, two days after Russian President Vladimir Putin made an official visit to the country.