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Areva wins outage work at three German NPPs
Areva has won a contract to perform outage services at three German nuclear power plants over the next several years.
Day & Zimmermann wins nuclear maintenance contract
Day & Zimmermann has been awarded a six-year contract to provide fleet maintenance and modifications services at the Vogtle, Hatch and Farley reactors operated by Southern Company.
GE Hitachi offers services for PWRs
Boiling water reactor vendor GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) plans to start offering refuelling services to customers operating pressurised water reactors.
Saulsbury Industries wins Summer maintenance deal
US-based Saulsbury Industries has been awarded a three-year maintenance and modification contract for unit 1 of the VC Summer nuclear station near Jenkinsville South Carolina.
Davis Besse outage contract for AREVA
AREVA Inc. has signed a contract with US utility FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) for outage, maintenance and engineering activities at the Davis Besse nuclear plant in Ohio.
GEH wins outage and fuel contracts for Exelon BWR fleet
GE Hitachi has won a contract to provide outage services for Exelon's entire fleet of boiling water reactors. It has also received nuclear fuel contract extensions for six Exelon reactors.
Pod boiler AGRs back online before end of year, EDF Energy says
EDF Energy has estimated that Heysham A and Hartlepool nuclear power plants, currently shut down to investigate structural components in boilers, will restart at some point between...
EDF Energy shuts Heysham A1&2 and Hartlepool for pod boiler inspections
A ‘defect’ found in a structural support of a Heysham A1 pod boiler in June has prompted further inspections in three other UK advanced gas cooled reactors with the same design,...
Generator transformer replaced during Hunterston outage
One of the two units at Hunterston B power station was switched off on 1 August for its statutory outage: one of its biggest yet. More than 13,000 separate pieces of work are scheduled...
Oskarshamn 2 upgrade and modernization delayed
Swedish utility OKG has decided to extend the safety modernisation of Oskarshamn 2 (O2). The exact date for the plant’s restart next year remains uncertain.
Exelon expands nuclear services contract with CB&I
CB&I has received a contract from Exelon Generation to provide maintenance, modification and construction services at five nuclear power plant units in New York and Maryland. The...
First of two emergency centres opens in USA
An emergency equipment centre has opened in Phoenix, Arizona to supply nuclear power plants in the western USA with portable safety equipment in the event of a Fukushima-type emergency....
PSEG extends nuclear services contract with AREVA
US-based PSEG Nuclear has extended its nuclear outage and maintenance services contract with AREVA. The contract, which runs until 2022, covers work at the Salem and Hope Creek...
Sendai 1&2 in pole position for summer restart
Japan’s Nuclear Regulatory Administration has announced that most of the restart requirements of Kyushu Electric Power’s Sendai 1&2 nuclear power plants have been met, according to...
Torness 1 enters maintenance outage
On 7 February Scotland’s Torness 1 advanced gas-cooled reactor (AGR) was brought offline for a planned maintenance outage to perform maintenance work costing £30 million in total....
PPL Susquehanna modifies turbines to fix blade cracking issue
Operators reconnected the Unit 1 reactor at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant to the regional electric grid on 14 June, after completing improvements that will address the...