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China Three Gorges to invest in nuclear

Corporate

26 August 2014

China National Nuclear Corporation has signed a cooperation agreement with hydroelectric company China Three Gorges Corporation. The two companies will work together on nuclear power projects.

Sanmen 2 vessel delivered

New Nuclear

06 August 2014

Sanmen 2 RPV delivered 48The reactor pressure vessel for China's Sanmen 2 has been delivered to the construction site in preparation of its installation. It is the first AP1000 vessel to be domestically produced.

Areva losses belie order book

Corporate

04 August 2014

Areva has cited deteriorating nuclear market conditions as a reason behind a net loss for the first half of 2014. Nonetheless, the company's €44.9 billion ($60 billion) order backlog is over €3.5 billion higher than it was at the end of 2013.

Tianwan 3 vessel passes pressure tests

New Nuclear

20 August 2014

Tianwan VVER vessel 48The VVER-1000 reactor vessel for the third unit of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province has successfully completed hydraulic tests at the manufacturing plant in Russia.

Rössing plans for desalination

Corporate

05 August 2014

Rossing_open_pit_(Rio_Tinto_2014)_48Rössing Uranium is planning to build a new desalination plant to ensure an economical source of water for its uranium operations in Namibia. The move follows an organizational restructuring as the company strives to improve economic viability at one of the world's top-producing uranium mines.

Thales gets UK control system work

Corporate

29 July 2014

Torness_(EDF_Energy)_48Thales Group has secured a ten-year, £30 million ($51 million) contract to provide long-term support for computerised control systems at seven of EDF Energy's UK nuclear power plants.