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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


Jacobs to support Fukushima Daiichi decommissioning

Jacobs to support Fukushima Daiichi decommissioning

USA-based engineering group Jacobs has been selected by Tokyo Electric Power Company to support decommissioning efforts at its damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. The announcement came as the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said there had been "remarkable progress" in decommissioning the site.

Corporate 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 to demo novel space propulsion technologies

Contracts to demo novel space propulsion technologies

The US Defense Innovation Unit has awarded contracts to Ultra Safe Nuclear Technologies and Avalanche Energy to demonstrate the next generation of nuclear propulsion and power capability for small spacecraft.

New Nuclear 18 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


US cislunar nuclear rocket project proceeds to next stage

US cislunar nuclear rocket project proceeds to next stage

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking proposals for Phases 2 and 3 of its Demonstration Rocket for Agile Cislunar Operations programme, which aims to demonstrate a nuclear thermal propulsion system in orbit in fiscal year 2026.

New Nuclear 10 May 2022


Tractebel to conduct Nuward SMR conceptual design studies

Tractebel to conduct Nuward SMR conceptual design studies

Tractebel is to contribute to the development of France's Nuward small modular reactor project. The Belgian engineering firm will conduct studies for the completion of the conceptual design of "the first SMR in the European Union".

New Nuclear 09 May 2022


Fennovoima cancels Hanhikivi 1 contract with Russia

Fennovoima cancels Hanhikivi 1 contract with Russia

Fennovoima has terminated the engineering, procurement and construction contract with RAOS Project for the planned Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant project in northern Finland. Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom said it was "extremely disappointed" by the decision.

New Nuclear 03 May 2022


Framatome and Westinghouse to supply fuel to Temelín

Framatome and Westinghouse to supply fuel to Temelín

Westinghouse of the USA and Framatome of France have been awarded a long-term contract by Czech utility ČEZ for the supply of nuclear fuel assemblies to the Temelín nuclear power plant.

Uranium & Fuel 13 April 2022


Cerberus, Assystem to design STEP shielding

Cerberus, Assystem to design STEP shielding

Cerberus Nuclear and Assystem have been selected to deliver the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production reactor in-board shield design as part of the STEP Engineering Framework. STEP will be the UK's prototype fusion energy power plant.

New Nuclear 12 April 2022