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UK audit office says nuclear construction is costly and slow
A report by the UK’s National Audit Office (NAO) says nuclear construction in the UK is expensive and slow in comparison to other countries, in part because the UK has not built...
China’s CGN and CNNC agree not to compete
China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN) said on 19 May that it would not compete with rival China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) for business in the same overseas markets. The two...
Nuclear suppliers look to India
Electricite de France (EDF) will put forward a deal to supply six nuclear reactors to India by the end of 2016, Reuters reported on 12 May. "India has asked us to present a...
Westinghouse to supply equipment to South Korea
Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) and Westinghouse on 25 February signed a long-term supply agreement for NPP replacement parts. KHNP expects the agreement to shorten the...
Turkish nuclear projects continue
The Nuclear Industry Association of Turkey (NIAT) is encouraging mergers between local and foreign nuclear companies in a bid to contribute to domestic economic growth, according to...
Russia signed equipment deals with China and India
Rusatom Service, a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, and Russian energy equipment manufacture Power Machines (Siloviye Mashiny) have signed a contract to...
New contracts for Harper International
US-based Harper International was recently awarded a contract for a Pusher furnace line by KEPCO Nuclear Fuel (KNF) and a contract to supply a hot cell Rotary thermal processing...
Ukraine boosts co-operation with China
Ukrainian engineering company Turboatom and the China's Dongfang Electric Co signed a protocol of cooperation on 28 January.
Russia holds suppliers forum in Hungary
Kirill Komarov, first deputy director general of Russian state nuclear corporation said Russia's global strategy is to have a broad supply chain and that Rosatom's projects are...
India makes concessions on liability
Suppliers of component to India's nuclear energy sector will not be subject to India's Liability Law, Sekhar Basu, Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, said on 3 November.
UK launches nuclear supply chain partnership
The UK Nuclear Industry Association has launched a Nuclear Supply Chain Partnership (NSCP) that aims to help smaller companies get ready to bid for manufacturing work on new...
European funding for nuclear manufacturing research
The UK's Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is leading two new European research projects to develop advanced manufacturing technologies for the civil nuclear industry.
BIRNS floodlight qualified for use in AP1000
A new high-bay LED floodlight has received a range of new seismic qualifications, which will enable it to be used in the containment of Westinghouse AP1000 reactors.
Fit For Nuclear grants on offer for English firms
A £1.5 million support package has been unveiled to help English manufacturers enter or expand their presence in the nuclear sector.
Supacat strengthens nuclear supply chain
UK-based engineering firm Supacat Group has acquired Blackhill Engineering Services Ltd, a Devon-based specialist in the fabrication of heavy components.
EDF Energy contractor news
Two contractors have announced business for UK nuclear utility EDF Energy.
Liverpool manufacturer sets up stall for UK nuclear new-build work
Shipyard and engineering services company Cammell Laird has ramped up its activity in the energy sector by renovating facilities and appointing a leading nuclear sector engineer.
Vallourec to supply SG tubing for Fuqing 5&6
French firm Valinox Nucléaire has won a contract to supply 750km of steam generator tubing for two Chinese nuclear reactors, Fuqing 5&6, in Fujian province.
Shin-Hanul 1 RPV shipped
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction announced that it has completed and shipped the reactor vessel for the APR-1400 nuclear power plant currently under construction in Uljin...
Doosan Vina wins Vietnam's first N-stamps
Doosan Vina, short for Doosan Heavy Industries Vietnam, in central Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam, has received ASME nuclear certificates for nuclear-related fabrication, including NPT,...