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Westinghouse developing Polish AP1000 supply chain

Westinghouse developing Polish AP1000 supply chain

Westinghouse Electric Company has signed Memoranda of Understanding with 22 companies in Poland that allow for cooperation on the potential construction of AP1000 reactors in the country as well as other potential projects in Central Europe.

New Nuclear 23 September 2022


Base plate for BREST reactor delivered to site

Base plate for BREST reactor delivered to site

The steel base plate for the BREST-OD-300 lead-cooled fast reactor has been delivered to the construction site at the Siberian Chemical Combine's Seversk facility in Russia's Tomsk Region. The circular component was delivered in two halves, which will be assembled into a single structure before installation.

New Nuclear 23 September 2022


Akkuyu 2’s reactor vessel installed

Akkuyu 2’s reactor vessel installed

The second unit at Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear power plant has had the installation of its reactor pressure vessel completed.

New Nuclear 22 September 2022


Construction of Lufeng 5 gets under way

Construction of Lufeng 5 gets under way

The first safety-related concrete has been poured for the nuclear island of unit 5 at the new Lufeng nuclear power plant, China General Nuclear has announced. It marks the official start of construction of the first of two HPR1000 (Hualong One) pressurised water reactors planned at the site in China's Guangdong province, where the construction of four CAP1000s is also planned.

New Nuclear 09 September 2022


Expansion of South Korean waste repository begins

Expansion of South Korean waste repository begins

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held to mark the start of construction of the second phase near-surface disposal facilities for low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste at Gyeongju in South Korea's North Gyeongsang province.

Waste & Recycling 31 August 2022


Construction starts on Russia's next floating nuclear power plant

Construction starts on Russia's next floating nuclear power plant

Construction has started on the first of four floating nuclear power plants for the Cape Nagloynyn project that will power a huge mining development in the Russian Arctic. At a Chinese shipyard, the keel-laying ceremony was held for a barge that will later be fitted with two RITM-200S reactors.

New Nuclear 31 August 2022


Contract signed for El Dabaa turbine islands

Contract signed for El Dabaa turbine islands

Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power will construct some 80 buildings and structures at the four units of Egypt's first nuclear power plant as well as procuring and supplying equipment and materials for the turbine islands under a contract it has signed with Rosatom subsidiary Atomstroyexport.

New Nuclear 26 August 2022


Polar crane lifted into place at Akkuyu unit 1

Polar crane lifted into place at Akkuyu unit 1

The operation to mount the circular bridge crane - a key part of the reactor building that will be used at all stages of the plant's life cycle - took about four hours to complete.

New Nuclear 24 August 2022


Inner dome installed at Zhangzhou 2

Inner dome installed at Zhangzhou 2

The inner safety dome was today installed on the containment building of unit 2 of the Zhangzhou nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province, China National Nuclear Corporation announced. Zhangzhou 2 is the second of two Hualong One units being built at the site, scheduled to enter commercial operation in 2024 and 2025, respectively.

New Nuclear 23 August 2022


Application submitted for US molten salt research reactor

Application submitted for US molten salt research reactor

Abilene Christian University has applied to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a construction licence for a molten salt research reactor, to be built on its campus in Abilene, Texas, as part of the Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing laboratory. ​ACU plans for the MSRR to achieve criticality by December 2025.

New Nuclear 19 August 2022