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Presidents join ceremony for first concrete for El Dabaa unit 4

Presidents join ceremony for first concrete for El Dabaa unit 4

Egypt and Russia's presidents joined by a ceremony by videolink to mark the pouring of the first concrete into the foundation slab of El Dabaa unit 4 - a moment which means all four units at the Egyptian nuclear power plant are now under construction.

New Nuclear 23 January 2024


ENEC, NPPA to explore cooperation opportunities

ENEC, NPPA to explore cooperation opportunities

The company responsible for implementing the UAE's civil nuclear power programme and the owner of Egypt's first nuclear power plant are to explore potential areas for cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy under a new agreement signed during COP28.

Corporate 12 December 2023


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Installation of El Dabaa 2's core catcher begins

Installation of El Dabaa 2's core catcher begins

A ceremony has been held to mark the beginning of the installation - ahead of schedule - of the core catcher in the second unit at Egypt's El Dabaa nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 20 November 2023


Egypt's first nuclear unit has core catcher installed

Egypt's first nuclear unit has core catcher installed

Officials from Egypt's Nuclear Power Plants Authority and Russia's Rosatom have held a ceremony to mark the installation of the core catcher in the first unit at the El Dabaa nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 06 October 2023


Permit issued for construction of fourth Egyptian unit

Permit issued for construction of fourth Egyptian unit

Egypt's Nuclear Power Plants Authority has been granted a licence by the country's nuclear regulator for the construction of the fourth and final unit at the El Dabaa nuclear power plant. Construction of unit 4 is scheduled to begin by the end of this year.

New Nuclear 31 August 2023


El Dabaa core catcher 'to be installed in October'

El Dabaa core catcher 'to be installed in October'

The first large-scale nuclear power plant item - the core catcher for El Dabaa unit 1 - is to be installed in October, the chairman of Egypt's Nuclear Power Plants Authority has said.

New Nuclear 19 July 2023


Construction begins of third unit at Egypt's El Dabaa nuclear power plant

Construction begins of third unit at Egypt's El Dabaa nuclear power plant

First concrete has been poured into the foundation slab marking the start of the main construction phase for unit 3 of the El Dabaa nuclear power plant project, and follows the issuing of a construction licence by the Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority on 29 March.

New Nuclear 03 May 2023


Third Egyptian reactor receives construction permit

Third Egyptian reactor receives construction permit

Egypt's nuclear regulator has issued a construction licence for unit 3 of the El Dabaa nuclear power plant, which will eventually house four Russian-supplied reactors. Construction of unit 3 is scheduled to begin in the coming months.

New Nuclear 31 March 2023


El Dabaa unit 1's core catcher delivered

El Dabaa unit 1's core catcher delivered

The new port facility constructed at the El Dabaa nuclear power plant being built in Egypt has received its first large-scale item - the core catcher, or melt trap - delivered from Russia.

New Nuclear 23 March 2023


TVEL to supply Egypt research reactor fuel components

TVEL to supply Egypt research reactor fuel components

The agreement between Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant, part of Russia’s TVEL, and the Egyptian Atomic Energy Agency, is for supplies of low-enriched fuel components for the ETRR-2 research reactor.

Corporate 23 November 2022