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Hot testing completed at first Zhangzhou unit

Hot testing completed at first Zhangzhou unit

Tests that simulate the temperatures and pressures which the reactor systems will be subjected to during normal operation have been completed at unit 1 of the Zhangzhou nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province. The unit is the first of three Hualong One (HPR1000) reactors under construction at the site.

New Nuclear 22 May 2024


Control room commissioned at Chinese SMR

Control room commissioned at Chinese SMR

The main control room of the ACP100 small modular reactor demonstration project at the Changjiang site on China's island province of Hainan, has officially been put into operation, China National Nuclear Corporation announced.

New Nuclear 21 May 2024


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Karachi 2: Final sign-off for first Hualong One export

Karachi 2: Final sign-off for first Hualong One export

Representatives from China and Pakistan formally signed the final acceptance certificate for Karachi unit 2, just over three years after the 1100 MWe unit started up.

New Nuclear 21 May 2024


Facility to demonstrate Rolls-Royce SMR module production

Facility to demonstrate Rolls-Royce SMR module production

Rolls-Royce SMR has announced plans for a facility in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK, to manufacture and test prototype modules for its small modular reactors.

New Nuclear 20 May 2024


First tier of El Dabaa unit 1's inner containment completed

First tier of El Dabaa unit 1's inner containment completed

The completion of the first tier of the inner containment structure for the first unit at the El Dabaa nuclear power plant in Egypt is one of the key events expected this year at the construction site where more than 20,000 people are working.

New Nuclear 20 May 2024


In Pictures: Hinkley Point C receives heaviest delivery yet

In Pictures: Hinkley Point C receives heaviest delivery yet

The first of eight steam generators manufactured by Framatome in France has been delivered to the Hinkley Point C construction site in Somerset, England.

New Nuclear 13 May 2024


Turbine building roof installed at Akkuyu 2

Turbine building roof installed at Akkuyu 2

The three-month process of installing the roof on the turbine building of the second unit at Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear power plant has been completed.

New Nuclear 13 May 2024


Akkuyu nuclear plant's first airlock gateway installed

Akkuyu nuclear plant's first airlock gateway installed

The 7-metre diameter and 14-metre-long cylindrical chamber has an airlock system allowing the moving of material or equipment into and out of the heart of the first unit at Turkey's new Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant.

New Nuclear 03 May 2024


Production of ITER poloidal field coils completed

Production of ITER poloidal field coils completed

The manufacture of poloidal field coil No 3 - the final poloidal field coil produced for the ITER fusion machine - has been completed in the Poloidal Field Coils Winding Facility at the construction site in Cadarache, France.

New Nuclear 01 May 2024


Lufeng 5 inner dome hoisted into place

Lufeng 5 inner dome hoisted into place

The inner containment dome has been installed at unit 5 of the Lufeng nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province. It is the first of two HPR1000 (Hualong One) under construction at the site, where four CAP1000s are also planned.

New Nuclear 30 April 2024