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Fourth Korean APR-1400 begins commercial operation

Fourth Korean APR-1400 begins commercial operation

Unit 2 of the Shin Hanul nuclear power plant in South Korea has entered commercial operation, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power announced. The unit is the second of two APR-1400 reactors at the site, with a further two planned.

New Nuclear 08 April 2024


Work to expand Dutch enrichment plant begins

Work to expand Dutch enrichment plant begins

Uranium enrichment services provider Urenco has broken ground on an expansion of its plant in Almelo in the Netherlands. The move came as the company signed a new long-term supply contract with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power.

Uranium & Fuel 26 March 2024


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KAERI completes irradiation tests for high-density research reactor fuel

KAERI completes irradiation tests for high-density research reactor fuel

The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute's successful irradiation tests and positive inspection of high-density uranium silicide fuel signal potential for high-enriched uranium to low-enriched uranium conversion of high-performance research reactors, aiming to bolster international nuclear non-proliferation efforts upon commercialisation.

Uranium & Fuel 25 March 2024


Korea gears up for advanced reactor development

Korea gears up for advanced reactor development

South Korea's Ministry of Science & ICT has signed a memorandum of understanding with eight Korean companies to cooperate on the development of next-generation nuclear reactors.

New Nuclear 22 March 2024


Turkey continuing negotiations over new nuclear power plants

Turkey continuing negotiations over new nuclear power plants

Turkey's Energy Minister Alparslan Bayraktar says it hopes to launch the first unit at Akkuyu by the end of the year - while negotiations continue with Russia, China and South Korea about two more nuclear power plants.

New Nuclear 11 March 2024


KHNP, Centrus enhance cooperation in fuel supply

KHNP, Centrus enhance cooperation in fuel supply

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power has signed a Letter of Intent with US nuclear fuel and services company Centrus Energy to ensure a stable supply of nuclear fuel. It follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two companies in April last year.

Uranium & Fuel 27 February 2024


Hyundai E&C says Kozloduy signals South Korea's nuclear resurgence

Hyundai E&C says Kozloduy signals South Korea's nuclear resurgence

The Bulgarian Parliament has given the go-ahead for talks to take place with Hyundai Engineering & Construction, as the sole shortlisted constructor for engineering, construction, delivery and commissioning of the new AP1000 units planned for the Kozloduy site.

New Nuclear 26 February 2024


Hyundai E&C shortlisted to build new Kozloduy units

Hyundai E&C shortlisted to build new Kozloduy units

South Korea's Hyundai Engineering & Construction is the only one of the five candidates deemed to have met the requirements for the construction and commissioning of two new Westinghouse AP1000 units at Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 19 February 2024


Energoatom and Hyundai E&C discuss cooperation

Energoatom and Hyundai E&C discuss cooperation

Energoatom Chairman and CEO Petro Kotin and Hyundai Engineering & Construction's Regional Director for Europe and North Africa, Hyung-Hwan Park, have held talks about deepening cooperation between the two companies.

New Nuclear 14 February 2024


Korean shipbuilder joins maritime SMR project

Korean shipbuilder joins maritime SMR project

South Korea's HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering plans to develop a small modular reactor for use in shipping in cooperation with the UK's Core Power and the USA's Southern Company and TerraPower.

New Nuclear 07 February 2024