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NuScale Power to select fabrication partners

30 August 2016

NuScale Power has recently announced that it will begin its selection of fabrication partners for the NuScale Power ModuleTM with NuFAB. NuFAB will be a one-day, invitation only event for potential supply chain partners on November 3, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.... Read more...

Fine Tubes, Superior Tube see growing demand

29 August 2016

Fine Tubes and Superior Tube see a growing interest in their specialist tubing products from the nuclear industry around the world. The industry has experienced several difficult years with a number of projects being put on hold or some even cancelled, since the Fukushima nuclear reactor incident, is currently seeing activity starting to increase again.
That new optimism was evident at the World Nuclear Exhibition, held recently in Paris, at which Fine Tubes and Superior Tube jointly exhibited their latest high-specification tubing range in stainless steel, titanium, zirconium and nickel alloys.... Read more...

GE and Hitachi declare sale of GEH-C

29 August 2016

GE and Hitachi, Ltd. have recently entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (GEH-C) to BWXT Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of BWX Technologies, Inc. The transaction is subject to customary conditions, including regulatory approvals, and is expected to close by the end of 2016.
“GEH-C’s people, expertise, products and service capabilities make it the right fit for BWXT Canada and its goals of long-term growth in serving the nuclear industry,” said Elyse Allan, president and CEO, GE Canada and Chairman of the Board of GEH-C.... Read more...

Sandia’s GBD mission from space

26 August 2016

Sandia National Laboratories’ Jaime Gomez was too busy to celebrate the successful launch of the latest nuclear detonation detection system. The Global Burst Detection (GBD) system launched Feb. 5 from Cape Canaveral aboard the 70th Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite.... Read more...

TECNA signs a contract with Argentina’s CNEA

26 August 2016

TECNA, the subsidiary of Oil & Gas of Grupo Isolux Corsan, has recently signed the contract with Argentina’s Comision Nacional de Energia Atómica (CNEA) for the turnkey project of the design, engineering, manufacture, supply, transportation, construction, installation, commissioning and testing up to commercial licensing of all facilities, equipment and systems of the Balance of Plant of the CAREM 25 Project.... Read more...

Steam generators installed at Barakah unit 3

25 August 2016

Installation of the two steam generators has recently been completed at unit 3 of the Barakah nuclear power plant under construction in the United Arab Emirates. All four units at the site should be in operation by 2020.
The stainless steel steam generators will transfer the heat generated inside the reactor from the water used to cool the unit's core into a secondary circuit, producing steam for the electricity generation turbines.... Read more...

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