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Construction starts on Tianwan industrial steam project 

Construction starts on Tianwan industrial steam project 

Work has started on a project at the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province to supply steam to a nearby petrochemical plant, China National Nuclear Corporation has announced. Due for completion at the end of 2023, it will be China's first industrial-use nuclear energy steam supply project.

Corporate 27 May 2022


EDF revises Hinkley Point C schedule and costs

EDF revises Hinkley Point C schedule and costs

The start of electricity generation for unit 1 of the Hinkley Point C plant in the UK is now expected in June 2027 and the project completion costs are now estimated in the range of GBP25 to 26 billion (in 2015 prices), EDF has announced following a review.

New Nuclear 20 May 2022


Nuclear island installation work starts at San'ao 1

Nuclear island installation work starts at San'ao 1

The construction of unit 1 of the San'ao nuclear power plant in China's Zhejiang province has "entered a new stage" with the start of installation of equipment within its nuclear island, China General Nuclear announced.

New Nuclear 20 May 2022


Construction of Xudapu 4 under way

Construction of Xudapu 4 under way

Construction of unit 4 at the Xudapu nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province has officially got under way with the pouring of first concrete for the reactor's nuclear island. The unit is the second of two VVER-1200 reactors at the site to be supplied by Russia.

New Nuclear 19 May 2022


Most complex lift to date completed at ITER

Most complex lift to date completed at ITER

The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor fusion project has achieved a major machine assembly milestone, with the first sub-section of the ITER plasma chamber being lifted out of tooling and lowered into the machine well.

New Nuclear 13 May 2022


Contracts awarded for new Haiyang and Sanmen units

Contracts awarded for new Haiyang and Sanmen units

China National Nuclear Corporation has signed contracts for the civil construction of the nuclear islands and installation engineering for the planned second phases of the Sanmen and Haiyang nuclear power plants.

New Nuclear 12 May 2022


Foundation completed for Chinese SMR turbine building

Foundation completed for Chinese SMR turbine building

The pouring of concrete has been completed for the foundation slab of the conventional island for the ACP100 multi-purpose small modular reactor demonstration project at the Changjiang nuclear power plant on China's island province of Hainan.

New Nuclear 06 May 2022


Hinkley Point C welding training centre opens

Hinkley Point C welding training centre opens

UK Energy Minister Greg Hands has opened one of three new training centres to support the Hinkley Point C project in Somerset. Together with existing facilities and investment into education and skills, the centres will be ready to help local people join the additional 4000 workers needed for the next phase of the plant's construction.

New Nuclear 03 May 2022


Bechtel cooperates with Polish firms for new build

Bechtel cooperates with Polish firms for new build

Bechtel has signed Memorandums of Understanding with 12 Polish companies for the potential development of two new nuclear power plants in Poland. The US engineering firm said more agreements will follow in the future.

Corporate 26 April 2022


Poland and Finland deepen industrial ties

Poland and Finland deepen industrial ties

Poland sees the involvement of its industry in the Finnish nuclear sector as a springboard for its own new-build aspirations, an international business forum in Warsaw has heard. The Polish-Finnish Nuclear Industry Forum saw companies from both countries discuss cooperation.

Corporate 22 April 2022