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GEH awarded contract to dismantle Swedish reactors

17 January 2017

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has recently been awarded a three-year contract by OKG AB to support the dismantling of two reactors at the Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant near Oskarshamn, Sweden. The contract covers the segmentation of reactor pressure vessel internals for Oskarshamn Units 1 and 2.... Read more...

Research associate gets Women in Innovation award

16 January 2017

An innovative new tool that could help revolutionize the clean-up process at decommissioning nuclear power sites has recently been developed by a Kingston University research associate. Professor Kym Jarvis was one of 15 women recognized for their work in the 2016 Women in Innovation awards, which celebrates the trailblazing role being played by female innovators and entrepreneurs in the United Kingdom.

Professor Jarvis, who was selected from more than 400 applicants for the prestigious award, said her product would significantly speed up the process of decommissioning nuclear sites.... Read more...

L3 MAPPS to modernize Laguna Verde Simulator

16 January 2017

L3 MAPPS has recently received an order from Instituto Nacional de Electricidad y Energías Limpias (INEEL) to support the modernization of the Laguna Verde full scope simulator for Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE).... Read more...

Fourth reactor coolant pump installed at Sanmen 2

13 January 2017

China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has announced that installation of the fourth and final reactor coolant pump at the Sanmen 2 AP1000 was recently completed. Meanwhile, the boron injection tank has been installed at the second demonstration Hualong One unit being constructed at the Fuqing plant.

Westinghouse is currently constructing four AP1000 units in China, two each at Sanmen in Zhejiang province and Haiyang in Shandong.... Read more...

AREVA NP supplied safety I&C System for Rosatom

13 January 2017

AREVA NP has recently supplied Rosatom with its safety instrumentation and control (I&C) system for its installation within unit 1 of the Novovoronezh-2 Russian nuclear power plant, which has been connected to the grid.... Read more...

GSE Systems wins expansion contract by EDF Energy

12 January 2017

GSE Systems, Inc., the specialist in real-time high-fidelity simulation systems and training solutions to the power and process industries, has recently been awarded an expanded contract to implement a significant upgrade to the control room station simulation system for EDF Energy’s Torness nuclear power plant in the United Kingdom.... Read more...

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