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France’s Orano has acquired KSB Service Energie (KSE) and of its...
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Westinghouse and Guardhat collaborate on digital systems
US-based Westinghouse Electric Company and industrial technology company Guardhat will deliver a connected worker solution to the nuclear energy industry.
Russia’s AEM Technologies opens new assembly building
A special site has been constructed at the Volgodonsk branch of Russia’s AEM Technologies for the assembly of reactor internals, Rosatom’s engineering division Atomenergomash announced...
EDF terminates supply contract with rival companies
France’s EDF has terminated the Arenh contracts linking it with the Alpiq, Gazel and Total Direct Energie power suppliers, as provided for in the contracts when an interruption occurs...
Framatome acquires BWX Technologies' US nuclear services business
Framatome has completed its acquisition of BWX Technologies' US commercial nuclear services business. With this transaction, Framatome expands its portfolio of equipment and tooling...
Framatome to provide engineering services to UK nuclear fleet
France’s Framatome on 26 May signed a framework agreement with EDF in the UK to provide engineering services to support ongoing nuclear power plant operations.
Ukraine’s Energoatom begins to put its house in order
At its meeting on 6 May, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine appointed Herman Galushchenko and Hartmut Jakob as vice-presidents of nuclear utility Energoatom, ending months of...
MOD awards places on nuclear technical services framework
The UK's Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded places on a contract framework to provide specialist nuclear technical services to the Ministry of Defence.
EDF decreases its annual nuclear output forecast for 2020
French energy group EDF estimates that its nuclear output will be in the region of 300TWh in 2020, down 20% on previous forecasts.
December dates announced for the World Nuclear Exhibition
The World Nuclear Exhibition will now take place from 8 to 10 December 2020 in Hall 7 of Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre.
Ukraine’s nuclear veterans sound the alarm about management of Energoatom
Ukraine’s Union of Veterans of Nuclear Energy and Industry on 10 April addressed an open letter to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Prime Minister Denis Shmygal and Chairman of...
All change again at Energoatom
The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers has appointed Petr Kotin, director general of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, as temporary acting head of nuclear utility Energoatom, according to...
Ontario Power Generation produces equipment to protect health-care workers
Canada’s Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is utilising 3D printing technology to produce plastic face shields for frontline health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rosatom supplies valves for ventilators and mask sterilisation services
Russia’s Rusatom - Additive Technologies (RusAT, part of fuel company TVEL) has launched 3D printing of valves for ventilators. Meanwhile, another Rosatom company Sterion has stepped...
BWXT Subsidiary wins US Navy contract
The US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Programme exercised contract options in Q1 2020 with BWXT’s subsidiary Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS) totalling approximately $128 million for...
Kazakhstan completes sale of interest in uranium enrichment venture
Kazakhstan’s National Atomic Company Kazatomprom has completed the sale of its interest in the Russia-based Uranium Enrichment Centre (UEC).
Wood Nuclear acquired by US Jacobs
US nuclear services group Jacobs announced on 9 March that it had acquired Wood Nuclear, part of Scottish energy services Wood, for an enterprise value of approximately £250 million...
Canada and UK labs agree action plan
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) announced it has developed an Action Plan under its existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the UK National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL).
Orano reports growth in 2019
The Board of Directors of France’s Orano has approved the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2019.
UK and Australian specialists join forces
Nuclear specialists from the UK and Australian industrial/defence specialists have joined forces in London to formalise a multi-million-pound agreement.