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Camplin appointed group president at BWXT

6 December 2017

BWX Technologies, Inc. announced that Kenneth (Ken) R. Camplin has been named President of the company’s Nuclear Services Group (NSG). In this role, Camplin will lead the commercial nuclear and government technical services segments of the company.... Read more...

CNNC to build HPR 1000 unit

6 December 2017

Wang Shoujun, chairman of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), signed a cooperation agreement with Muhammad Naeem, chairman of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC), on the construction of Unit 5 of Chashma Nuclear Power Plant (C-5) on Nov 21.... Read more...

Vattenfall, Ringhals work on NP upgrade

5 December 2017

Ringhals AB's Board of Directors and Vattenfall's Board of Directors have taken the decision to invest in independent core cooling in reactors 3 and 4 at the power plant. With this investment, totalling around SEK 900M, the Ringhals nuclear power plant is now being prepared for planned long-term operation beyond the year 2020.... Read more...

UPF Project achieves a key milestone

5 December 2017

The Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration’s (DOE/NNSA) Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) Project continues to make substantial progress with the recent completion of the UPF Construction Support Building (CSB) at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.... Read more...

Reactor vessel for unit 2 at construction site

4 December 2017

The reactor vessel for unit 2 of the Leningrad Phase II nuclear power plant was delivered to the construction site in Sosnovy Bor in western Russia . The cargo was delivered from the Izhorskiye Zavody manufacturing plant within ten days, according to a statement today by Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom.... Read more...

ONR begins Step 2 of nuclear reactor assessment

4 December 2017

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and the Environment Agency have announced that they are progressing to the next phase of their assessment of a new nuclear reactor design for the UK. The assessment follows preparatory work by General Nuclear System Ltd (GNS) and the regulators.... Read more...

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