You searched for

Current Refinements
Date 2013
Remove all refinements
Refine Search
Content Type Features (124) News (358)

Dominion awards AREVA two-decade nuclear fuel contract
20 December, 2013
AREVA has won a $73 million contract to supply nuclear fuel for Millstone 2, a 1210 MW pressurized water reactor in Waterford, Connecticut.

SMART accident simulation - Korea’s SMR test loop
20 December, 2013
A test loop for Korea’s SMART integral pressurized water reactor aims to investigate system performance and thermal-hydraulic phenomena occurring during normal, abnormal, and emergency operating conditions. By Hyun-Sik Park, Sung-Jae Yi and Chul-Hwa Song

TEPCO will decommission Fukushima Daiichi 5&6
19 December, 2013
TEPCO has decided to decommission the two undamaged reactors - units 5&6 - at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station in Japan, quashing hopes that they might restart.

Nuvia ModuCon system helps clear Trawsfynydd tank
19 December, 2013
Nuvia has successfully decommissioned one of the most challenging legacy hazards at the site of Trawsfynydd nuclear power plant, which consists of twin 236 MWe (gross) Magnox gas-cooled reactors shut down in August 1993.

EDF Energy inaugurates Sizewell B emergency response centre, hints about Dungeness B life extension
19 December, 2013
EDF Energy has inaugurated a new Emergency Response Centre near the Sizewell B nuclear power station, although it will not become fully operational until March 2014. At that point, the UK utility will complete a three-year programme of work following the events at Fukushima.

UK National Nuclear Lab moves to the fore
19 December, 2013
Two recent announcements of government funding demonstrate that the National Nuclear Laboratory will take a key role in the UK’s nuclear power development plans.

Sellafield appoints PM apprentices
19 December, 2013
Sellafield Ltd, the company responsible for safely decommissioning the UK’s nuclear legacy, has recruited 10 project management apprentices as part of the Association for Project Management’s (APM) Higher Apprenticeship scheme.

Brussels opens in-depth investigation into Hinkley nuclear deal
18 December, 2013
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to examine whether UK plans to subsidise a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point are in line with EU state aid rules, which aim to preserve competition.

Fort Calhoun restarts after almost three years offline
18 December, 2013
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved the restart of Omaha Public Power District's Fort Calhoun nuclear station in Nebraska, which has been offline since April 2011.

Time-saving system for turbine cases
17 December, 2013
Boltight Ltd, the specialist bolt tensioner manufacturer, has pioneered a fast, accurate and reliable Hydraulic Closure System (HCS) for the temporary tightening of a turbine cylinder casing. Used primarily for saving time when performing rotor clearance, distortion and alignment checks (Tops on: Tops off). The complete system package comprises hydraulic nuts, a hydraulic hose arrangement and a hydraulic pump.

Boltight after-sales support
17 December, 2013
Specialist bolt tensioner manufacturer Boltight Ltd is helping customers get the most from their Boltight bolt tensioning equipment by offering bespoke after-sales support. Customers can choose to include a fully-customisable training course in addition to 24/7 technical support as part of the commissioning package on new equipment.

Boltight offers managed service contract options
17 December, 2013
Specialist bolt tensioner manufacturer Boltight Ltd is offering customers the option of taking out a fully managed service contract to cover regular servicing work on Boltight's and third party hydraulic bolt tensioners, hydraulic nuts, hydraulic pumps and ancillary equipment.

Boltight offers quick delivery on special tools
17 December, 2013
Boltight Ltd, the leading manufacturer of hydraulic bolt tensioning equipment for the oil & gas, subsea, power generation, wind energy and industrial engineering sectors, is offering customers a quick delivery on all types of special tools.

Holtec remains defiant after losing SMR joint-funding bid to NuScale
17 December, 2013
The US Department of Energy selected NuScale Power LLC for a development cost-share agreement to develop a small modular reactor design, following a similar award to Babcock & Wilcox for its mPower reactor in late 2012.

Reactors go wireless
16 December, 2013
Up until about five years ago, cyber-security fears and electromagnetic interference concerns were keeping wireless technologies away from most US nuclear facilities. By H.M. Hashemian

Jet boring operations begin at Cigar Lake
16 December, 2013
Cameco has started jet boring operations at the Cigar Lake uranium project in northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

Japan's draft energy plan emphasizes the role of nuclear
16 December, 2013
Nuclear power will continue to be utilized in Japan, according to the latest draft of Japan's basic energy plan.

Bulgaria enters talks for AP1000 at Kozloduy
16 December, 2013
Westinghouse has entered into exclusive talks with state-owned Bulgarian Energy Holdings (BEH) over the potential construction of a seventh reactor--an AP1000--at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant in Bulgaria.

Leibstadt extends nuclear fuel supply contract with Westinghouse
16 December, 2013
Westinghouse Electric Company has received a two-year extension to its contract for supply of nuclear fuel to Switzerland's Leibstadt nuclear power plant.

Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.