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Indian unit reaches construction milestone

Indian unit reaches construction milestone

Hot conditioning of unit 7 at the Rajasthan Atomic Power Plant has been completed, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd has announced. The unit is the third in a series of indigenously designed 700 MWe pressurised heavy water reactors.

New Nuclear 01 December 2023


Contract awarded for construction of Shin Hanul 3 and 4

Contract awarded for construction of Shin Hanul 3 and 4

A consortium led by Hyundai Engineering & Construction has been selected by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power as the contractor for the construction of the main facilities at units 3 and 4 of the Shin Hanul nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 01 December 2023


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Large module installed at Lianjiang 1

Large module installed at Lianjiang 1

The CA20 module is 20.6 metres long, 14.2 metres wide and 21 metres high and weighs just over 1000 tonnes. It was hoisted into place in the first unit of the Guangdong Lianjiang Nuclear Power Project in a near-four hour operation.

New Nuclear 28 November 2023


Commissioning of WIPP ventilation system begins

Commissioning of WIPP ventilation system begins

Commissioning of the new large-scale ventilation system at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant is at the top of the list of the US Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management's priorities for 2023.

Waste & Recycling 23 November 2023


Reactor vessel delivered to Kursk II's second unit

Reactor vessel delivered to Kursk II's second unit

The 340-tonne reactor vessel could now be installed before the end of the year at the new unit being built by Rosatom at the Kursk nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 21 November 2023


Installation of El Dabaa 2's core catcher begins

Installation of El Dabaa 2's core catcher begins

A ceremony has been held to mark the beginning of the installation - ahead of schedule - of the core catcher in the second unit at Egypt's El Dabaa nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 20 November 2023


Eiffage awarded civil engineering contract for Penly EPR2s

Eiffage awarded civil engineering contract for Penly EPR2s

French construction company Eiffage, through its subsidiary Eiffage GĂ©nie Civil, has been awarded a contract worth more than EUR4 billion (USD4.4 billion) by EDF for civil engineering works on the first two EPR2 reactors planned at the Penly site in Normandy, northern France.

New Nuclear 20 November 2023


Work on Xudabao unit 1 gets under way

Work on Xudabao unit 1 gets under way

Construction has started of the nuclear island for unit 1 at the Xudabao nuclear power plant in Liaoning Province, China National Nuclear Corporation announced.

New Nuclear 16 November 2023


Foundation in place for first mega cooling tower at Lianjiang

Foundation in place for first mega cooling tower at Lianjiang

The foundation for the world's first nuclear power ultra-large high-level seawater cooling tower has been laid at unit 1 of the Lianjiang plant in China's Guangdong province, State Power Investment Corp announced.

New Nuclear 13 November 2023


Idaho SMR project terminated

Idaho SMR project terminated

Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems and NuScale Power Corporation have mutually agreed to terminate the Carbon Free Power Project. The project to build NuScale small modular reactor units at a site near Idaho Falls had been pencilled in for operation by 2029.

New Nuclear 09 November 2023