Tag: nuclear power

Wood secures technical assistance contract

Wood has secured a framework agreement to provide technical assistance for a project to build a new nuclear power station in the UK.

China to add 258 GW of power capability

Zhang Guobao, director of the National Energy Administration, is reported to have stated that China plans to start the construction of 80 GW of thermal power capacity in 2011.

Hebei delivers nuclear grade steel

China’s nuclear power projects in Fuqing, Sanmen and Haiyang received 6000 tons of nuclear grade steel from Hebei Iron and Steel Group.

Welding demonstration

PCI Energy Services, LLC (PCI), from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA has successfully completed the welding demonstration phase of its recently awarded dry fuel storage canister welding contract with Dominion Nuclear Connecticut (DNC) for Millstone Power Station.

South Africa: new reactor

South African’s Koeberg Power Station has announced plans to build the country’s first Pebble Bed Modular Reactor in a smaller facility.

Bulgaria to build nuclear plant

Bulgaria will resume construction of its unfinished nuclear power plant at Belene on the River Danube.

New source for nuclear welding supplies

Techalloy Company, a 50-year-old manufacturer of stainless steel and nickel alloy welding wire and rods, has formed a strategic alliance with newly formed nexArc Inc., headquartered in Millville, PA.

EPR nuclear plant

The Finnish electricity utility Teollisuuden Voima Oy has signed a contract with the AREVA and Siemens consortium to build a European Pressurised Water Reactor nuclear power plant in Finland.

Pakistan energy investments

Chief Economist, Planning Commission of Pakistan Dr Pervez Tahir has said that the government has approved 28 development projects worth Rs 193 billion to improve living standards.

Italy plans energy shake-up

After the recent black-out in Italy, government said it was preparing to rush into law a special decree to clear the way for the swift construction of new power stations.