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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


Chinese researchers seek to expand uranium resources

Chinese researchers seek to expand uranium resources

A demonstration project for the deep underground exploration of hydrothermal uranium deposits in southern China recently passed a national acceptance check. Meanwhile, Chinese researchers have developed an innovative method of pre-enriching uranium in seawater by membrane filtration.

Uranium & Fuel 26 May 2022


Nucleoeléctrica Argentina director defends Atucha 3 deal

Nucleoeléctrica Argentina director defends Atucha 3 deal

Alejandro Estevez says Nucleoeléctrica Argentina is "taking the appropriate steps to be able to move forward with this project" in response to comments from former Undersecretary of Nuclear Energy Julián Gadano.

New Nuclear 23 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


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


Hongyanhe 6 starts supplying power to the grid

Hongyanhe 6 starts supplying power to the grid

Unit 6 of the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province has been connected to the grid, China General Nuclear announced. The unit - the second of two ACPR-1000 reactors built as Phase II of the plant - is scheduled to enter commercial operation later this year.

New Nuclear 04 May 2022


Sixth Hongyanhe unit achieves first criticality

Sixth Hongyanhe unit achieves first criticality

Unit 6 of the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province has attained a sustained chain reaction for the first time. The unit - the second of two ACPR-1000 reactors built as Phase II of the plant - is scheduled to enter commercial operation later this year.

New Nuclear 26 April 2022


China approves construction of six new reactors

China approves construction of six new reactors

The construction of two new reactors at each of the Sanmen, Haiyang and Lufeng nuclear power plant sites in China has been approved by the country's State Council. The approvals are for Sanmen units 3 and 4, Haiyang 3 and 4 and units 5 and 6 of the Lufeng plant.

New Nuclear 21 April 2022