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Pakistan, China agree to build Chashma 5

New Nuclear

23 November 2017

Chashma_5_agreement_(CNNC)-48China National Nuclear Corporation and the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission have signed a cooperation agreement on the construction of a HPR1000 Hualong One reactor at the Chashma nuclear power plant.

Steam generator installation underway at Karachi 2

New Nuclear

13 September 2017

Karachi 2 steam generator - 48The first of three steam generators has been installed at Karachi unit 2. The unit is the first of two Chinese-designed Hualong One nuclear power reactors being constructed at the site in Pakistan.

China, Pakistan agree to uranium cooperation

Uranium and Fuel

31 July 2017

China and Pakistan have agreed to cooperate in uranium exploration and mining. China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) said it had signed a framework agreement with the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission yesterday for technical cooperation in the exploration and development of uranium resources. China signed a similar agreement with Saudi Arabia earlier this year.

Pressure vessel in place at Karachi 2

New Nuclear

11 October 2017

Karachi-2_RPV_lift_(CNNC)-48The reactor pressure vessel has been hoisted into place at Karachi unit 2 in Pakistan. All of the main reactor components - the RPV and three steam generators - have now been installed at the Chinese-designed Hualong One unit.

Prime Minister inaugurates Chashma 4

New Nuclear

08 September 2017

Chashma_4_inauguration_(Govt_of_Pakistan)-48The government of Pakistan is committed to adding 8800 MWe of nuclear energy to the country's national grid by 2030, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said today at the official inauguration of the country's fifth nuclear power reactor.

Pakistan's Chashma 4 connected to grid

New Nuclear

03 July 2017

Chashma 4 grid connection - 48Unit 4 at the Chashma nuclear power plant in Pakistan was connected to the grid on 29 June. The Chinese-supplied pressurised water reactor - the country's fifth power reactor - is expected to enter commercial operation by the end of August.