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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...

Westinghouse wins contract to service TVA reactors
Friday, March 18, 2016 by Westinghouse Electric Company has won a contract to provide steam generator inspection and maintenance services for reactors at two US Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) NPPs - Watts...

More US work for Areva
Friday, March 04, 2016 by Areva NP on 3 March signed a contract with Entergy Nuclear to conduct scheduled inspections of the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) internals at unit 1 of the Arkansas Nuclear One (ANO)...

SNC-Lavalin to clean SGs at Cernavoda
Thursday, January 21, 2016 by SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a contract by BWXT Canada Ltd. for the primary side cleaning of the steam generator tubes at Cernavodă 1, a 706MW Candu 6 reactor, in Romania. The work is...

New Westinghouse technology for reactor coolant pump seals
Monday, August 24, 2015 by Westinghouse Electric Company, a group company of Toshiba Corporation, has announced a new Compound D - Extended Life O-ring for Westinghouse-designed reactor coolant pump seals.

Point Lepreau shuts to repair fuelling machine
Thursday, March 19, 2015 by Canada's Point Lepreau nuclear plant will be shut down tonight (19 March) so that repairs can be carried out on a fuelling machine.

Frazer-Nash to design new Bradwell duct supports
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by Engineering consultancy Frazer-Nash has been appointed by Magnox to perform concept and detailed design of new structural steel supports for the reactor gas ducts at Bradwell...

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,...

Torness 1 enters maintenance outage
Friday, February 14, 2014 by On 7 February Scotland’s Torness 1 advanced gas-cooled reactor (AGR) was brought offline for a planned maintenance outage to perform maintenance work costing £30 million in total....

Wolf Creek and Callaway schedule water jet peening
Thursday, June 20, 2013 by Mitsubishi Nuclear Energy Systems, Inc. (MNES) has been awarded contracts at two nuclear power plants to provide its water jet peening (WJP) services.

Alstom to retrofit control systems at 20 French reactors
Thursday, September 06, 2012 by

Iberdrola completes Angra upgrade
Thursday, November 05, 2009 by

NRC investigates Crystal River crack
Monday, October 12, 2009 by

Atomenergoprom goes competitive
Monday, August 24, 2009 by

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