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More equipment under manufacture for Akkuyu NPP
Tuesday, June 01, 2021 by Ukraine’s Energomashspetsstal (EMSS), a subsidiary of Rosatom’s engineering division Atomenergomash, on 31 May signed a new contract for the supply of billets for the Akkuyu NPP...

Atommash assembles lower half of reactor for Tianwan 7
Thursday, May 27, 2021 by The Volgodonsk branch of Atommash AEM-Technologies (part of Rosatom’s mechanical engineering division Atomenergomash) has assembled the lower half-shell of the reactor for unit 7...

Belarus 1 completes pilot operation
Thursday, May 27, 2021 by Pilot operation of unit 1 at the Belarusian NPP has been completed, Russia’s ASE EC announced on 24 May. This involved complex testing over 15 days, with the unit operating at...

Zio Podolsk ships more equipment for Bangladesh’s Rooppur NPP
Thursday, May 27, 2021 by Russia’s ZiO-Podolsk (part of Rosatom’s mechanical engineering division Atomenergomash) said on 24 May that it had shipped a separator-superheater separator tank (SPP-1200) to unit 2...

Netherlands selected for Shine’s European medical isotope facility
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 by US-based Shine Medical Technologies announced on 19 May that it has selected the municipality of Veendam in the province of Groningen, the Netherlands, as the location of its...

More delays for Vogtle
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 by US Georgia Power said on 18 May that because of delays in completing hot functional testing, unit 3 at its Vogtle expansion project is now unlikely to start generating electricity...

Russian companies begin equipment manufacture for Xudabao
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 by The Petrozavodsk branch of Russia’s AEM-Technologies (part of Rosatom’s mechanical engineering division Atomenergomash and the Karelian regional branch of SoyuzMash) has...

Pakistan’s Karachi-2 begins operation
Monday, May 24, 2021 by Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on 21 May virtually inaugurated unit 2 of the Karachi Nuclear Power Plant (K-2), built by China. The Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission...

TVO and Areva-Siemens reach consensus on OL3
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by Finland’s Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) said on 17 May that it had reached a consensus with the Areva−Siemens consortium regarding the terms of project completion or the EPR...

Foratom urges investment policy planning for low-carbon technologies
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by European nuclear trade association Foratom has released its Investment Framework Task Force Report urging investment policy planning for low-carbon technologies such as nuclear...

Construction begins of new units at China’s Tianwan and Xudabao NPPs
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by Construction formally began on 19 May at units 7&8 of China’s Xudabao NPP in Liaoning province and units 3&4 at its Tianwan NPP in Jiangsu province. The ceremony was attended...

Belarus ready to export nuclear electricity if necessary
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 by Although the Belarusian NPP is primarily designed to satisfy the domestic demand for electricity, if necessary, Belarus can export its electricity, Belarus Energy Minister...

Tianwan 6 connected to grid
Thursday, May 13, 2021 by Unit 6 at China national Nuclear corporation’s Tianwan NPP in Jiangsu province was connected to the grid on 11 May, China Nuclear Energy Association announced, noting that this marked...

Atommash shipped new type steam generators for Kursk NPP-2
Thursday, May 13, 2021 by The Volgodonsk branch of Russia’s AEM-Technologies (part of Rosatom’s Mechanical engineering division Atomenergomash) said on 11 May that it had shipped a set of steam generators...

TVA and Kairos to collaborate on Hermes SMR
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 by US-based Kairos Power and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) on 6 May announced plans to collaborate on deploying a low-power demonstration reactor at the East Tennessee Technology...

Terrestrial Energy signs engineering services contract with Hatch
Thursday, May 06, 2021 by Canada’s Terrestrial Energy said on 4 May that it had signed an engineering services contract with Hatch to support deployment of the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR). The scope of...

Russia extends loan period for Hungary’s Paks-II
Tuesday, May 04, 2021 by Russia has agreed to extend by five years the credit use period on the loan it granted to Hungary to finance the construction of the Paks-II NPP. In 2014 Hungary selected Rosatom,...

Turbine building roof installed at Russia’s Kursk-II
Tuesday, May 04, 2021 by The roof of the turbine building for unit 1 of Russia’s Kursk-II NPP is being installed, the plant said on 28 April. The roof comprises eight block trusses, the heaviest of which...

Reactor internals shipped for Akkuyu 1
Tuesday, May 04, 2021 by The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies (part of Rosatom’s mechanical engineering division, Atomenergomash) said on 28 April it had manufactured and shipped the internals of the...

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