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GE wins $120m Cernavoda maintenance contract
28 June, 2019
GE Steam Power has signed a new turbine island maintenance agreement...
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Framatome launches new protective coatings
Monday, June 24, 2019 by France’s Framatome has launched “a suite of new protective coatings approved for use in plant applications that reduce maintenance costs and extend the operating life of components...

Electrical discharge machining used on live reactor pipeline system
Tuesday, October 02, 2018 by US-based machining specialist Hydratight has become the first company to use electrical discharge machining (EDM) for maintenance work. The company said it had completed the...

Canada’s Bruce Power increases production of radioactive cobalt
Thursday, September 06, 2018 by Canada’s Bruce Power NPP on 4 September placed medical-grade High Specific Activity (HSA) Cobalt rods into the unit 8 reactor during a planned maintenance inspection programme. All...

Framatome completes refurbishment of reactor coolant pump motors
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 by Framatome announced on 10 July that it had completed the refurbishment of 31 reactor coolant pump motors for three southeastern nuclear energy facilities in the USA.

Amarinth supplies replacement pump for Sellafield
Thursday, June 21, 2018 by UK-based Amarinth, which specialises in the design, application and manufacture of centrifugal pumps and associated equipment to the Oil & Gas, petrochemical, chemical, industrial...

South Korean phase out may impact exports
Thursday, June 21, 2018 by South Korea's Nuclear Safety and Security Commission on 18 June approved the restart of unit 3 at the Shin Kori NPP, which was shut down in January for scheduled maintenance. The...

More cracks found at Hunterston B
Friday, May 04, 2018 by New cracks have been identified during a routine inspection in the core of unit 3 at the UK’s Hunterston B advanced gas-cooled reactor (AGR). The unit is now expected to remain...

Sulzer wins pump maintenance contract for UK Heysham NPP
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by Under a contract for availability, Sulzer is providing maintenance and continued support of the boiler feed pumps at EDF Energy's Heysham 2 NPP, near Morecambe in the UK. The...

Spains Tecnatom to supply valves to Argentina
Thursday, August 17, 2017 by Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NA-SA), the owner and operator of the Atucha 1 and 2 and Embalse NPPs, on 7 August awarded Spain’s Tecnatom a contract for the supply of valves and spares...

GE to service turbines at Daya Bay
Monday, August 07, 2017 by GE’s Power Services business has signed a 12-year agreement with Daya Bay Nuclear Power Operations and Management (DNMC) to provide services to three nuclear power plants in China.

Skoda JS to supply equipment to Armenian NPP
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by Rusatom Service, part of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has signed a contract with Czech company Skoda JS to supply equipment to the Armenian NPP, which is undergoing...

Bilfinger awarded contract by EDF to modernise NPPs
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 by Germany-based industrial services provider Bilfinger has won a framework contract from Electricité de France (EDF) for the modernisation of 58 French reactor units.

PSEG Nuclear forms partnership with Sargent & Lundy
Sunday, April 23, 2017 by PSEG Nuclear and design engineering company Sargent & Lundy LLC on 18 April announced they have entered into an alliance agreement for ongoing engineering services for the US Salem...

Repairs planned for damaged components at Russia’s Novovoronezh NPP
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by The damaged stator turbogenerator at unit 6 of Russia’s Novovoronezh NPP (unit 1 of the Novovoronezh-II NPP) will be sent to the factory for repairs, Novovoronezh NPP Director...

Russia removes copper tubing from unit 3 at Kalinin NPP
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 by Russia’s Kalinin NPP has completed procedures to replace the turbine condenser as part of the large-scale modernisation of equipment at unit 3, the plant said on 5 September. The work...

BWXT Canada awarded steam generator contract for Bruce NPP
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by BWXT Canada, a subsidiary of BWX Technologies, has been awarded a CDN130m ($100m) steam generator design, manufacturing and delivery contract from Bruce Power for the Bruce-6...

Areva NP uses new maintenance technology
Tuesday, July 05, 2016 by Areva NP has completed the first use of an "innovative new maintenance technique". The company has used cavitation peening on the reactor vessel closure head of unit 2 of Exelon's...

Progress at Russia’s Kursk NPP
Friday, April 15, 2016 by Repair and restructuring has been completed on the graphite stack of the RBMK-1000 reactor at unit 1 at Russia’s Kursk NPP, which was reconnected to the grid on 9 April. The unit has...

Russia develops equipment for annealing
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 by Atomenergoremont, a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation owned Rosatom specialising in maintenance work, has completed development of equipment for thermal...

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