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Areva's new steam generator inspection robot
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by Areva NP has added a new steam generator inspection robot – FORERUNNER – to its nuclear portfolio.

James Fisher wins EDF contract for graphite core inspection tools
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by Cumbria-based company James Fisher Nuclear (JNF) announced on 13 March that it had won a major contract from EDF-Energy to produce inspection tools that will use innovative eddy...

Europe funds €5m project on reactor core monitoring
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, will coordinate a €5.1m ($5.4m) research and innovation project funded by the European Commission to improve nuclear safety.

Spanish inspection system supplied to Chinese institute
Wednesday, March 01, 2017 by Spanish engineering firm Tecnatom and nuclear fuel manufacturer Enusa have delivered a new irradiated fuel inspection system to China’s Suzhou Nuclear Power Institute, a subsidiary...

Areva NP demonstrates new inspection tool
Tuesday, October 04, 2016 by France’s Areva NP has demonstrated a new technique and manipulator to provide off-axis inspection for cracks in boiling water reactor (BWR) core shroud welds. Areva NP said the...

Lloyd's Register Energy receives certification Korea
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 by Global nuclear inspection body, Lloyd's Register Energy has increased the services it can offer to nuclear clients in South Korea, after gaining certification for two key nuclear...

Flaws found in RPV of Swiss reactor
Thursday, July 23, 2015 by Axpo, operator of Switzerland’s Beznau NPP, has detected “flaw indications” in the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) of unit 1 while carrying out ultrasonic measurements as a result...

Westinghouse wins Leibstadt nozzle inspection work
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Westinghouse subsidiary WesDyne International has been awarded another long-term contract for reactor pressure vessel nozzle inspection at Leibstadt Nuclear Power Plant in Switzerland.

EDF orders boron meters for 34 French reactors
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by Rolls-Royce, in partnership with Comex Nucleaire, has won a contract to supply boron measurement systems for EDF's entire fleet of 900MW nuclear reactors in France.

Tecnatom to inspect control rods at Krško
Tuesday, November 04, 2014 by Spain-based Tecnatom has been awarded a contract to inspect the control rods at the Krško nuclear power plant in Slovenia.

GE-Hitachi delivers spent fuel pool gauges to Japanese customers
Monday, September 29, 2014 by GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy has announced that it is working with several utility customers in Japan to deliver spent fuel pool level monitors (SFPLM), a critical tool to help...

Pod boiler AGRs back online before end of year, EDF Energy says
Thursday, September 04, 2014 by 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...

Zetec launches pipe weld crawler
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 by Non-destructive examination equipment supplier Zetec has launched a manually-operated circumferential scanner for inspecting pipe welds.

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

Ultra Electronics buys sensor manufacturer
Monday, July 07, 2014 by Ultra Electronics has acquired Lab Impex Systems Ltd (“LIS”) for a cash consideration of £3.2m, from private investors which include the original founder.

LANL muon tracker to help at Fukushima
Monday, July 07, 2014 by Los Alamos National Laboratory will assist Toshiba in developing a muon tracker for use helping decommission the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Steam generator services wins for B&W and Hydratight
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 by Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Energy, Inc. has won a contract from American Electric Power (AEP) to provide steam generator services for the Donald C. Cook (D.C. Cook) Nuclear Plant just...

Tecnatom wins NDT contract for Angra 1&2
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 by Spain-based engineering firm Tecnatom has won a five-year contract for non-destructive testing of principal primary circuit components at Angra 1&2.

Reactor core mapping completed at Braidwood
Monday, November 25, 2013 by Routine mapping of the reactor core has confirmed that all 193 nuclear fuel assemblies at unit 1 of Exelon's Braidwood Nuclear Generating Station are correctly aligned.

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