Tag: nuclear

Largest nuclear plant in China

The country's biggest nuclear power plant is expected to be built in Yangjiang, a port city in south China's Guangdong Province.

Stainless DBB valves

Design staff from Flowserve Flow Control and distributor BSS have worked with senior mechanical engineers at BNFL, Risley, UK, to produce a new stainless steel double block and bleed (DBB) valve that delivers significant cost and space savings.

NiDi workshops

In 2004, at dates yet to be specified, the Nickel Development Institute (NiDI) will give several series of workshops.

France to invest in new reactors

France is to renew its dependence on nuclear energy by investing in a new advanced reactor.

Alstom turbine for Swiss nuclear plant

Alstom has been awarded a contract to enhance four steam turbines in blocks 1 & 2 of the Beznau Nuclear Power Station in Switzerland.

Westinghouse wins China contracts

Westinghouse Electric Company has signed two first-of-a-kind nuclear fuel-related contracts with companies in China.

Nuclear reactor vessel closure head replacements

Framatome ANP Inc. and Washington Group International, Inc. have announced that their SGT Ltd. joint venture has signed a contract with Florida Power & Light Company to provide engineering and construction services for the replacement of reactor vessel closure heads at four nuclear power generating units

Pump problems at nuclear plant

A delay in resolving pump problems has loosened expectations for completion of repairs at FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse nuclear plant (Akron, Ohio, USA).

Alstom to upgrade nuclear station (7/4)

Alstom has been awarded a contract to upgrade the Olkiluoto nuclear power station near Rauma, Finland.

Fowl play suspected at nuclear plant

The Seabrook nuclear generating facility (New Hampshire, USA) briefly locked down its plant and called the FBI after an electronic monitoring device showed a "potential intruder" on its system.