Uzbekistan has chosen a potential site for the construction of a nuclear power plant, at Tudakul Lake, located on the border of the Navoi and Bukhara regions of the country.
Three hundred of the best and brightest in the UK’s nuclear industry gathered at this year’s Cumbria Nuclear Conference (CNC), to discuss the importance of collaboration, not just in Cumbria, but across the industry. The Moorside project’s significant impact on Cumbria was a hot topic.
By Craig Hatch, Managing Director, Surveying & Asset Management, WYG
Centrus Energy Corporation has announced a $15 million Work Authorisation from the US Department of Energy (DOE) for decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) to prepare the Department’s K-1600 facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee for demolition.
Centrus Energy Corporation and Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction have announced a MOU to explore opportunities to cooperate in providing manufacturing, engineering, and technical services and goods to the nuclear industry.
Construction of Oma nuclear power plant in northern Japan, designed to use recycled fuel, has been delayed by two years, and will not start operation until at least 2026.
China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has announced that all 163 fuel assemblies have been loaded into the core of unit 4 at China’s Tianwan nuclear power plant.
The South African Department of Energy has announced that the Cabinet has approved the draft updated Integrated Resources Plan (IRP 2018) which will see increased renewable energy generation in place of planned nuclear expansion.
Reza Ardakanian, Energy Minister of Iran, has said that the country has restarted negotiations with Russia to build a new 3000 MW nuclear power plant.
Bechtel has announced that it has signed a contract with Hitachi’s UK subsidiary Horizon Nuclear Power to manage construction of the proposed Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in Wales.
An SMR nuclear power plant design from NuScale Technology for a facility in southeast Idaho, USA is being processed through the federal regulatory framework.