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'Huge demand for SMRs’ - so what are the key challenges?

'Huge demand for SMRs’ - so what are the key challenges?

The interest in small modular reactors means that building the industrial capacity to produce the numbers required is just one of the challenges for companies as they turn their visions into reality, World Nuclear Symposium heard.

New Nuclear 21 September 2022


Work progresses to deploy NuScale power plant in Poland

Work progresses to deploy NuScale power plant in Poland

NuScale Power and Polish copper and silver producer KGHM Polska Miedź SA have signed the first task order and a statement of commencement to begin work under the Early Works Agreement signed by the companies earlier this year. Meanwhile, NuScale has signed a contract for the supply of neutron monitoring equipment for use in its small modular reactor.

New Nuclear 13 September 2022


Fuel cycle players need certainty to support future nuclear growth: panel

Fuel cycle players need certainty to support future nuclear growth: panel

Key players from the front end of the fuel cycle came together at World Nuclear Symposium 2022 to discuss where they see the pinch points in meeting the needs of expanding nuclear generating capacity to meet decarbonisation goals, and the certainty they need to ensure future needs can be met.

Uranium & Fuel 08 September 2022


Inflation Reduction Act makes 'down payment' on HALEU

Inflation Reduction Act makes 'down payment' on HALEU

Centrus and GLE have welcomed the USD700 million support package to develop high-assay low-enriched uranium included in the US Inflation Reduction Act to develop the infrastructure needed to fuel next generation of nuclear reactors.

Uranium & Fuel 23 August 2022


ITER fusion project gets power supply equipment delivery from Russia

ITER fusion project gets power supply equipment delivery from Russia

The 25th batch of electrical equipment has been delivered, in 14 trailers, to the construction site of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor in the south of France.

New Nuclear 04 August 2022


UEC responds to US uranium reserve tender

UEC responds to US uranium reserve tender

Texas-based Uranium Energy Corp has submitted an offer to supply the US Department of Energy - National Nuclear Security Administration with uranium, in response to a government tender to launch a national reserve of domestically produced U3O8.

Corporate 02 August 2022


Chinese fuel container maker wins record European order

Chinese fuel container maker wins record European order

China's Nantong CIMC Energy Equipment Co Ltd has won an order for 3000 storage and transport containers for uranium hexafluoride from an undisclosed European customer. It said the order is the largest single order the company has received in the nuclear fuel transport container business to date and "sets a new record for the international nuclear fuel transport container industry".

Corporate 28 July 2022


Upper parts of reactor for Kursk II shipped

Upper parts of reactor for Kursk II shipped

The upper part of the of the reactor for the first unit at Kursk II has been shipped by the Volgodonsk branch of AEM-technology, which is part of the machine-building division of Rosatom - Atomenergomash.

New Nuclear 15 July 2022


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries supplies ITER fusion blanket testing systems

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries supplies ITER fusion blanket testing systems

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has delivered equipment for confirming and demonstrating the safety of the 'blanket' of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor. The blanket is one of the components that comprises the inner wall of the fusion reactor.

New Nuclear 06 July 2022


Hot metal for Akkuyu 4

Hot metal for Akkuyu 4

The Atomenergomash factory in Volgodonsk, Russia is manufacturing the bottom of the reactor pressure vessel for Turkey's Akkuyu 4.

New Nuclear 04 July 2022