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TÜV Rheinland’s partnership for NPP components

23 June 2017

Global testing service provider TÜV Rheinland has launched a new partnership to qualify components and elements for nuclear power plants. Its partners are AMEC Foster Wheeler and Element, and Tecnatom.... Read more...

EPRI, NEA sign MoU

22 June 2017

A Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperative Activities has been signed between the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) of the Organisation for Economic Co operation and Development (OECD) and the Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.... Read more...

Korea, UAE cooperates on APR1400 experiences

21 June 2017

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) and the UAE's Nawah Energy Company have agreed to cooperate in the sharing of experience in the operation of Korean-designed APR1400 nuclear power reactors. South Korea's first APR1400 unit entered commercial operation in December 2015, while four such reactors are due to start up in the UAE by 2020.

Through the agreement, the two companies will share APR1400 operational experience at nuclear power plants in their respective countries.... Read more...

SCHOTT discusses nuclear safety at 2017 ANS

21 June 2017

At the 2017 ANS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, SCHOTT will display samples from its Eternaloc® product line of glass-to-metal sealed feedthroughs and cable penetrations for the Nuclear industry.

Additionally, Nuclear Safety Division General Manager Thomas Fink will present details on how SCHOTT is working with the nuclear power industry worldwide to shape the development, functionality, and enhanced safety of next-generation nuclear power plants.

SCHOTT’s Glass-to-metal sealing (GTMS) is used in scores of components for harsh-environment, safety-critical applications to create a hermetic seal and protect sensitive electronics.... Read more...

Toshiba, Vogtle Owners agree on NPP construction

20 June 2017

Toshiba Corporation and Vogtle Owners in Georgia, U.S.A., for the construction of two nuclear power plants (Vogtle Units 3 and 4) with Westinghouse AP1000 reactors reached an agreement that sets the limit of Toshiba’s parent company guarantee obligation at USD 3.68B, and that specifies that payments are to be made in installments during the period from October 2017 to January 2021.... Read more...

Tecnatom supplies inspection equipment to NA-SA

19 June 2017

The company operating the Atucha and Embalse plants, NA-SA (Nucleoeléctrica Argentina), has awarded Tecnatom a contract for the supply of a new PET inspection system and the updating of PET and WIND equipment... Read more...

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