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Atkins to acquire PP&T of EnergySolutions

1 December 2015

WS Atkins plc has signed an agreement to acquire the Projects, Products and Technology segment of EnergySolutions ("PP&T"), an international nuclear engineering services business, for an enterprise value of USD 318M.

PP&T is an innovative nuclear energy business, comprising 650 people delivering a wide range of technical engineering and program management services for the decontamination and decommissioning of high hazard nuclear facilities, and for the environmental remediation of nuclear waste storage sites.... Read more...

Curtiss-Wright completes shipment of AP1000

30 November 2015

Curtiss-Wright Corporation has successfully completed the shipment of the first pair of AP1000® reactor coolant pumps (RCPs) for Sanmen Unit 1 in China, the world's first AP1000 nuclear power plant.... Read more...

Amec ‘uniquely placed’ for decommissioning

29 November 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler is ‘uniquely placed’ for decommissioning work in the North Sea oil and gas industry thanks to its experience in the nuclear sector. Speaking at the Offshore Decommissioning Conference in St Andrews, Scotland: “We have been working in nuclear decommissioning for 15 years and we have seen how Lifetime Plans and Programme Management have changed the landscape.... Read more...

NRC approves Byron station license renewal

28 November 2015

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has declared the approval of Byron Generating Station’s license renewal application. The approval is the culmination of a rigorous, multi-year process that licenses Byron Station to operate until 2044 for Unit 1 and 2046 for Unit 2.

“Nuclear energy is an essential part of the energy mix in Illinois and is needed for the state to comply with the U.S.... Read more...

Final steam generator arrives at Vogtle

28 November 2015

Georgia Power has stated that the fourth and final 1.3 million-pound steam generator has arrived at the Vogtle nuclear expansion site from South Korea. The steam generator for Unit 4 arrived through the Port of Savannah and travelled to the construction site near Waynesboro, Ga.... Read more...

AFCN approves safe restart of Doel 3 and Tihange 2

27 November 2015

The Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (AFCN) has declared its decision that it is totally safe to restart the nuclear power plants Doel 3 and Tihange 2. Electrabel has taken note of this decision on 17th November.... Read more...

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