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NRC completes Phase 4 of DCA review of NuScale’s SMR

15 January 2020

NuScale Power recently announced that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has completed the fourth phase of review of the design certification application (DCA) for the company’s revolutionary small modular reactor (SMR).... Read more...

WANO, IAEA, and EPRI publish the first white paper

15 January 2020

The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) have published a joint new industry white paper. The paper outlines the challenges faced by new nuclear power units and entrants to the industry, and explains how the three organizations help operators and entrant countries to ensure that new units start up safely and on time.... Read more...

Barracuda Program: the start-up of the Suffren

14 January 2020

After the launch of the Suffren, a new milestone was reached with the divergence of the reactor, a prelude to its first sea acceptance tests prior to its delivery in 2020. The divergence of the Suffren’s nuclear reactor has just been performed by the TechnicAtome and Naval Group teams on the Cherbourg site in accordance with the authorizations issued by the French Nuclear Safety Authority (Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire – ASN) and the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA).... Read more...

Worley secures a contract from NPPA for Egyptian NPP

14 January 2020

The Nuclear Power Plants Authority (NPPA) of the Arab Republic of Egypt has awarded Worley a consultation services contract for the first Egyptian nuclear power plant. Worley will provide consultation services to NPPA to support the implementation of the nuclear power plant project at El Dabaa, which is on the Mediterranean coast, west of Alexandria.... Read more...

CPC Co selected for Central Plateau Cleanup Contract

13 January 2020

Atkins Nuclear Secured Holdings Corporation, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group’s nuclear sector, announced that Central Plateau Cleanup Company LLC (CPC Co), an AECOM-led joint venture with Atkins and Fluor, has been selected for the Central Plateau Cleanup Contract at the Hanford Site near Richland, Washington, from the Department of Energy (DOE).... Read more...

GEH completes reactor decommissioning project in Sweden

13 January 2020

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) announced recently that it has completed its work supporting the decommissioning of the Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant (OKG) in Oskarshamn Municipality in Sweden. GEH recently completed the segmentation of reactor internals at OKG Unit 1.... Read more...

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