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Russia assembles second reactor for Arktika

24 May 2016

Russia's ZIO-Podolsk has recently completed assembling the integrated reactor vessel of the second of two 175 MWt reactors for the Arktika icebreaker. The procedure was completed in 19 days, three days fewer than for the same equipment for the first reactor.... Read more...

GE Hitachi, Duke Energy to co-sponsor "Big Event"

24 May 2016

The Wilmington area has recently been declared as the location of the 2016 Nuclear Science Week “Big Event” and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Duke Energy are preparing to support the annual international celebration of all aspects of nuclear science.... Read more...

GBP 12M contracts for decommissioning research

23 May 2016

R&D framework contracts worth up to GBP 12M were recently awarded to a series of consortia, as NDA seeks innovative solutions to technical challenges. Among the organisations involved are UK universities, global corporations and around 20 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).... Read more...

AEM-technology manufactures reactor pump casings

23 May 2016

Branch of JSC AEM-technology Petrozavodskmash (part of machine building division ROSATOM, Atomenergomash) has recently manufactured and shipped the set of four Reactor Coolant Pump casings with the spacers.... Read more...

U.S. and China continue cooperative partnership

22 May 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the China National Energy Administration (NEA), recently held the 11th annual Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) meeting of the 1998 U.S.-China Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Technology (PUNT) Agreement at the Savannah River National Laboratory.

The PUNT JCC is an annual meeting for the United States and China to manage and oversee bilateral technical cooperation carried out under the PUNT Agreement, a government-to-government mechanism established to support the civilian development of nuclear energy in both countries while addressing nuclear security, safety, nonproliferation, and environmental risks.This year’s PUNT JCC was co-chaired by NNSA Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Anne Harrington, and NEA Director General of the Electric Power Department Liu Baohua.... Read more...

NIAEP and Dassault Systèmes extend partnership

21 May 2016

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, has recently extended its strategic partnership with NIAEP, the state company of Rosatom, a Russian nuclear power plant engineering procurement and construction company in Russia and abroad.... Read more...

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