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Emirati companies benefit from nuclear program

Corporate

13 June 2016

Ducab-KHNP_contract_2016-(Ducab)-48The construction of the United Arab Emirates' first nuclear power plant has seen 1400 Emirati companies share contracts worth a total of over $3 billion over the past six years, benefitting the economy and stimulating the growth of heavy industry in the country, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation announced today.

Nawah to manage UAE units

New Nuclear

18 May 2016

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has approved the formation of Nawah Energy Company to operate and maintain Barakah units 1-4. Separately, an agreement with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will give the United Arab Emirates access to software tools to assist in radiation protection and assessment.

KHNP workers to help commission first UAE unit

New Nuclear

03 March 2016

KHNP-ENEC - March 2016 - 48Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power has agreed to send dozens of its workers to the United Arab Emirates to assist with the commissioning of the first unit at the Barakah nuclear power plant.

Minister marks milestone at Barakah 1

New Nuclear

30 May 2016

Energy_minister_visit_Barakah_May2016(Enec)-48The completion of major electrical installation work at the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) first nuclear power plant, Barakah unit 1, has been marked with a site visit by the country's Minister of Energy.

Second Barakah unit takes shape

New Nuclear

20 April 2016

Barakah 2 dome completion - 48Construction of the containment building dome of unit 2 at the Barakah nuclear power plant in the United Arab Emirates has been completed, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation announced yesterday.

Testing milestone for Barakah 1

New Nuclear

16 February 2016

Barakah_1_CHT_celecbrations_(Enec)-48Cold hydrostatic testing has been completed at the United Arab Emirates' first nuclear unit at Barakah, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) announced today.