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NRC certification for Rolls-Royce digital safety I&C

17 December 2014

Rolls-Royce digital safety instrumentation and control (I&C) platform Spinline has received certification for use in America's civil nuclear power reactors by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US NRC).

Spinline is a technology-independent platform that enables power utilities to enhance nuclear safety and operational efficiency over the lifetime of their plant.... Read more...

AREVA wins long-term fuel storage contract by FENOC

16 December 2014

AREVA TN, a division of AREVA, has been awarded a long-term, multimillion-USD contract with FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) to provide dry fuel storage equipment and related services. AREVA TN will supply NUHOMS® dry fuel storage systems to the Davis Besse and Beaver Valley nuclear power plants.... Read more...

Finnish parliament approves Fennovoima's amendment

15 December 2014

The Finnish parliament today voted in favour of Fennovoima's supplement to the decision in principle regarding the construction of a new nuclear power plant in Pyhäjoki, Finland. The vote was carried by 115 to 74.

Fennovoima received a positive decision in principle from the government in 2010 for the construction of a plant of 1500MWe–2500MWe capacity at Hanhikivi.... Read more...

Russian nuclear-powered fleet turns 55

15 December 2014

The Russian nuclear fleet celebrates its fifty-fifth anniversary. On 3 December 1959, the RS documents were issued to the world’s first nuclear icebreaker Lenin.

Since 1959, the RS Rules for the classification and construction of the nuclear ships have been implemented during construction of all the ships with nuclear power plants.... Read more...

Fluor, CNNC sign MOU for prospects in Europe, China

14 December 2014

Fluor Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) to cooperate on nuclear and renewable energy opportunities in Europe and China. The MOU was signed in Beijing by Dave Dunning, Fluor executive vice president of business development and strategy, and Qian Zhimin, president of CNNC.... Read more...

Toshiba restructures power systems business

13 December 2014

Toshiba Corporation announced that it will be merging three current businesses into a new company: the thermal and hydro power business operated by Toshiba International Corporation (TIC); the steam turbine and generator (STG) business for nuclear power systems operated by Toshiba America Nuclear Energy Corporation (TANE); and the STG business for nuclear power systems operated by Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC) in a bid to reinforce its power systems business in North America.... Read more...

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