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Sulzer wins pump maintenance contract for UK Heysham NPP
29 August, 2017
Under a contract for availability, Sulzer is providing maintenance...
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Spains Tecnatom to supply valves to Argentina
Thursday, August 17, 2017 Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NA-SA), the owner and operator of the Atucha 1 and 2 and Embalse NPPs, on 7 August awarded Spain’s Tecnatom a contract for the supply of valves and spares...

GE to service turbines at Daya Bay
Monday, August 07, 2017 GE’s Power Services business has signed a 12-year agreement with Daya Bay Nuclear Power Operations and Management (DNMC) to provide services to three nuclear power plants in China.

Skoda JS to supply equipment to Armenian NPP
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Rusatom Service, part of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has signed a contract with Czech company Skoda JS to supply equipment to the Armenian NPP, which is undergoing...

Bilfinger awarded contract by EDF to modernise NPPs
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 Germany-based industrial services provider Bilfinger has won a framework contract from Electricité de France (EDF) for the modernisation of 58 French reactor units.

PSEG Nuclear forms partnership with Sargent & Lundy
Sunday, April 23, 2017 PSEG Nuclear and design engineering company Sargent & Lundy LLC on 18 April announced they have entered into an alliance agreement for ongoing engineering services for the US Salem...

Repairs planned for damaged components at Russia’s Novovoronezh NPP
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 The damaged stator turbogenerator at unit 6 of Russia’s Novovoronezh NPP (unit 1 of the Novovoronezh-II NPP) will be sent to the factory for repairs, Novovoronezh NPP Director...

Russia removes copper tubing from unit 3 at Kalinin NPP
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Russia’s Kalinin NPP has completed procedures to replace the turbine condenser as part of the large-scale modernisation of equipment at unit 3, the plant said on 5 September. The work...

BWXT Canada awarded steam generator contract for Bruce NPP
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 BWXT Canada, a subsidiary of BWX Technologies, has been awarded a CDN130m ($100m) steam generator design, manufacturing and delivery contract from Bruce Power for the Bruce-6...

Areva NP uses new maintenance technology
Tuesday, July 05, 2016 Areva NP has completed the first use of an "innovative new maintenance technique". The company has used cavitation peening on the reactor vessel closure head of unit 2 of Exelon's...

Progress at Russia’s Kursk NPP
Friday, April 15, 2016 Repair and restructuring has been completed on the graphite stack of the RBMK-1000 reactor at unit 1 at Russia’s Kursk NPP, which was reconnected to the grid on 9 April. The unit has...

Russia develops equipment for annealing
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 Atomenergoremont, a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation owned Rosatom specialising in maintenance work, has completed development of equipment for thermal...

Westinghouse wins contract to service TVA reactors
Friday, March 18, 2016 Westinghouse Electric Company has won a contract to provide steam generator inspection and maintenance services for reactors at two US Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) NPPs - Watts...

More US work for Areva
Friday, March 04, 2016 Areva NP on 3 March signed a contract with Entergy Nuclear to conduct scheduled inspections of the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) internals at unit 1 of the Arkansas Nuclear One (ANO)...

SNC-Lavalin to clean SGs at Cernavoda
Thursday, January 21, 2016 SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a contract by BWXT Canada Ltd. for the primary side cleaning of the steam generator tubes at Cernavodă 1, a 706MW Candu 6 reactor, in Romania. The work is...

New Westinghouse technology for reactor coolant pump seals
Monday, August 24, 2015 Westinghouse Electric Company, a group company of Toshiba Corporation, has announced a new Compound D - Extended Life O-ring for Westinghouse-designed reactor coolant pump seals.

Point Lepreau shuts to repair fuelling machine
Thursday, March 19, 2015 Canada's Point Lepreau nuclear plant will be shut down tonight (19 March) so that repairs can be carried out on a fuelling machine.

Frazer-Nash to design new Bradwell duct supports
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Engineering consultancy Frazer-Nash has been appointed by Magnox to perform concept and detailed design of new structural steel supports for the reactor gas ducts at Bradwell...

EDF Energy shuts Heysham A1&2 and Hartlepool for pod boiler inspections
Monday, August 11, 2014 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,...

Torness 1 enters maintenance outage
Friday, February 14, 2014 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....

Wolf Creek and Callaway schedule water jet peening
Thursday, June 20, 2013 Mitsubishi Nuclear Energy Systems, Inc. (MNES) has been awarded contracts at two nuclear power plants to provide its water jet peening (WJP) services.

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