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DOE awards USD 3.6m contract to the BWXT

24 February 2020

BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) announced that the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has awarded an initial USD 3.6M contract to the BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc.... Read more...

NND signs a contract with Finnish AINS Group

24 February 2020

Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning (NND) has signed a contract with Finnish AINS Group together with subconsultants VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and German BGE Technology concerning the technical design for the comprehensive disposal solution for radioactive waste in Norway.... Read more...

Final concrete placement completed inside Vogtle Unit 3

21 February 2020

Workers at Georgia Power's Vogtle 3 & 4 project have completed the final concrete placement inside the Unit 3 containment vessel, which houses the unit's reactor. Completing this milestone is an important step that allows for the installation of machinery that will be used to load fuel into the unit.... Read more...

ONR completes Step 3 and progress to Step 4 of the GDA

21 February 2020

ONR has completed Step 3 of the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) of the UK HPR1000 design, and taken the decision to progress to Step 4 of the GDA. During Step 3, ONR increased its regulatory scrutiny and undertook a more detailed assessment of the design, focusing on the methods and approaches used by the GDA Requesting Party to underpin their safety and security claims.... Read more...

Insphere joins Nuclear AMRC

21 February 2020

Innovative metrology company Insphere has joined the Nuclear AMRC as a member, to support the ongoing development of its on-machine measurement and verification technology. The Bristol-based company has worked with the Nuclear AMRC, part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, to develop its Baseline system.... Read more...

GEH signs an MoU with ČEZ to construct BWRX-300

20 February 2020

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and ČEZ, a. s. (ČEZ), an integrated electricity conglomerate, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding through which the companies have agreed to examine the economic and technical feasibility of potentially constructing a BWRX-300 in the Czech Republic.... Read more...

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