Supply chain rss

AEM Technology continues progress with Belarus reactor vessel

New Nuclear

27 January 2016

Vessel for second Belarus unit - 48AEM Technology has completed welding of the lower half of the VVER-1200 reactor vessel for unit 2 of the Belarus nuclear power plant, in Ostrovets, in the Grodno region. The upper half of the reactor vessel was completed in December.

Regulator approves Olkiluoto 3 vessel report

Regulation and Safety

11 December 2015

Olkiluoto 3 vessel - 48The steel of the reactor pressure vessel for the EPR under construction at Finland's Olkiluoto nuclear power plant site does not have any anomalies similar to those found in that for the EPR being built at France's Flamanville site, Finland's radiation and nuclear safety authority has concluded.

Russia seeks to broaden European supply chain as Hungary makes case for Paks

New Nuclear

30 November 2015

Komarov and Aszódi at Atomex-Europe - 48Rosatom has the strategic aim of attracting European suppliers of nuclear power equipment and services to its foreign and domestic projects, its first deputy director general, Kirill Komarov, said today at a conference in Budapest. Following him at the podium, a Hungarian government official reassured potential suppliers that the Russia-backed Paks nuclear power plant expansion project meets European Commission rules.

India charts progress with overseas partners

New Nuclear

05 January 2016

Commercial negotiations between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd and Westinghouse on the construction of six AP1000 units at Mithi Virdi in India are on course to be finalized in 2016, the Indian cabinet has said. Separately, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin have welcomed progress towards identifying a new site for VVERs in India.

Russian nuclear engineers invite foreign suppliers to plant projects

Corporate

07 December 2015

Kazarin at Atomexpo-Europe 2015 - 48ASE Group has outlined opportunities for foreign companies to participate in Russia's nuclear power plant projects. The group consolidates the engineering know-how of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom through the ongoing merger of NIAEP, ASE and Atomenergoproekt.

China, Slovakia to cooperate on nuclear fuel cycle

Nuclear Policies

25 November 2015

China-Slovakia November 2015 - 48China and Slovakia will cooperate on developing the nuclear fuel cycle supply chain under a memorandum of understanding signed yesterday between the two countries.