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Kazakhstan’s National Atomic Company Kazatomprom has completed the sale...
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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.
IAEA director general Grossi seeks to recalibrate Agency’s work
IAEA director general Rafael Mariano Grossi, during a visit to the USA, told the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace that he plans to “recalibrate” the work of the IAEA,...
Westinghouse acquires Rolls Royce nuclear assets
US-based Westinghouse Electric Company said on 31 January that it will complete acquisition of UK-based Rolls-Royce's Civil Nuclear Systems and Services business in North America...
Chinese firms agree on strategic cooperation framework
China Energy Engineering Corporation (CEEC) and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) have entered into a strategic cooperation framework agreement, which CEEC said...
Belarusian NPP becomes part of Belenergo in energy system reorganisation
On 1 January, Belarusian NPP became part of state utility Belenergo.
A new head for Ukraine’s Energoatom
Ukraine’s Cabinet on 4 December appointed Pavel Pavlyshin as acting head of nuclear utility Energoatom, following the dismissal of Yury Nedashkovsky for ineffective management, failure...
Ukraine dismisses head of Energoatom reflecting political tensions
Ukrainian Prime Minister Alexei Goncharuk on 27 November announced the dismissal of Yuri Nedashkovsky, head of nuclear utility Energoatom.
EDF to sell stake in US joint venture
French utility EDF is exercising the put option to sell its 49.99% stake in Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, which own the R.E. Ginna, Nine Mile Point and Calvert Cliffs nuclear plants.
Argentina’s Rafael Grossi to head IAEA
Rafael Mariano Grossi from Argentina was elected as the new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General on 29 October.
Polish company agree to collaborate on SMR with GEH
US based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) announced on 21 October that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Polish chemical company Synthos to collaborate on...
Conference reveals growing optimism for small reactors
The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA’s) five-day International Conference on Climate Change and the Role of Nuclear Power, which ended in Vienna on 11 October, reflected...
Chesterfield Special Cylinders secures nuclear contract
UK-based Chesterfield Special Cylinders (CSC) has been awarded a contract to supply nitrogen storage solutions to EDF Energy's nuclear power plants at Heysham, Torness and Hartlepool...
Fortum to increase its stake in Uniper
Finnish company Fortum has signed agreements with two investment companies to buy a further stake in Uniper for 2.3 billion ($2.5 billion).
Second wind farm for Rosatom
NovaWind, part of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has started construction of the Kochubeyevskaya Wind Farm in the Stavropol Territory.
Rolls Royce sells US nuclear services to Westinghouse
Rolls-Royce has agreed to sell its North American civil nuclear services businesses to Westinghouse Electric Company.
New IAEA Board Chair elected
The IAEA Board of Governors on 23 September elected by acclamation Ambassador Mikaela Kumlin Granit of Sweden as the Chairperson of the IAEA’s Board of Governors for 2019–2020....