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Russia, Algeria to cooperate for nuclear energy

17 September 2014

Russia and Algeria have signed an intergovernmental agreement to cooperate in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The agreement – signed in Algiers by Rosatom director general Sergey Kiriyenko and Algerian energy minister Youcef Yousfi – provides for the design, construction, operation and servicing of nuclear power plants as well as research reactors in Algeria.... Read more...

Atkins acquires US-based nuclear business

16 September 2014

WS Atkins completed its acquisition of Nuclear Safety Associates (NSA), a 130 people engineering and technical services firm, for an initial cash consideration of USD 15M, together with a potential USD 12M subject to the future performance of the business.... Read more...

NRC issues mid-cycle assessments for US NPPs

16 September 2014

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued mid-cycle assessment letters to the nation’s 100 operating commercial nuclear power plants regarding their performance through the first half of 2014.... Read more...

Nucleoel├ęctrica, CNNC sign Atucha 3 contract

15 September 2014

The commercial framework contract for the construction of a third reactor at the Atucha plant in Argentina has been signed between Nucleoeléctrica Argentina and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC).... Read more...

Russia decommissions research reactor

15 September 2014

The Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (NIIAR) in Dimitrovgrad has completed decommissioning of the research reactor RBT-10/1. Russian regulator Rostechnadzor last month removed the reactor from the list of supervised nuclear facilities, NIIAR said on 1 September.... Read more...

AREVA signs EUR 300M contract with Eskom

14 September 2014

AREVA signed a contract with South-African utility Eskom to replace steam generators at the Koeberg nuclear power plant. Under the EUR 300M order, AREVA will design, manufacture and install six steam generators in the plant’s two reactors.... Read more...

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