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Westinghouse signs an agreement with Hyundai E&C

Westinghouse Electric Company and Hyundai Engineering & Construction (E&C) signed a strategic cooperation agreement to jointly participate in global AP1000® plant opportunities. The AP1000 reactor...

Kingsbury’s novel fixture for machining nuclear waste containers

Decommissioning legacy nuclear waste silos on a former UK power generating site at Sellafield requires a large number of bins to be machined to close geometrical tolerances to ensure safe stacking.

Treated superalloys demonstrate unprecedented heat resistance

Researchers at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) have discovered how to make “superalloys” even more super, extending useful life by thousands of hours. The discovery could improve materials performance for electrical generators and nuclear reactors.

3D printing for the nuclear industry

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has been selected to lead a USD 2 million additive manufacturing research project. GEH will lead the project by producing sample replacement parts in corrosion resistant alloys for nuclear power plants.

Asian nuclear generation on a high

Nuclear new build levels in Asia are at a 25 year high. With each reactor requiring huge amounts of stainless steels, nickel alloys and titanium, this is good news for producers. In the long term, the industry aims for nuclear generation to supply 25% of global electricity demand by 2050.

HMS to supply pumps to China Nuclear Energy

Russian pump manufacturer, HMS Group has been awarded a $22.5M (USD) contract with China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporation on behalf of Jiangsu Nuclear Power Corporation to produce and deliver electrically motorized high/low pressure emergency injection pumps, spray water pumps and intermediate cooling water pumps for Jiangsu Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant located in China.

Philippe Bello joins Manoir Industries

 
 
Philippe Bello has been appointed as the new President of Manoir Petrochem & Nuclear, one of Manoir Industries’ three business units.

Will the real renaissance please stand up?

David Sear is reminded of work during a cycle-ride along the Loire.

Pursall to retire from Electralloy

Peter Pursall will retire from Electralloy effective 30 April 2011. Upon his retirement, Electralloy will begin a strategic restructuring of their sales and customer service efforts in Eastern Canada. The restructuring will address growing markets in Eastern Canada for Aerospace, Nuclear, Oil and Gas, Forging, Foundry and Steel Service Center applications. Electralloy’s Eastern Canadian customers will be serviced by Kathy Shumsky, Manager of Forged Products

US Steel inks deal with Lambda

US Steel Corporation’s tubular products subsidiary, US Steel Tubular Products Inc, has entered into an agreement with Surface Enhancement Technologies, part of Lambda Technologies Group, to improve the quality of its tubular steel products. As per the agreement, US Steel has received an exclusive permit by SET to use its patented low plasticity burnishing technology