Equipment

Focus on the equipment and technologies used in nuclear power plants, including those for radioactive waste disposal and reactor decommissioning. Topics include nuclear coolants, pressure vessels and steam generators and cover all reactors, such as boiling water reactor, pressurized water reactor, and advanced gas-cooled reactors. Also examined are equipment for small modular reactors, fusion reactors and floating reactors.

Jacobs deploys new technology to spot radioactive contamination

Jacobs is deploying a new type of Raman spectroscopy technology, which makes it safer and cheaper to spot radioactive contamination.
DOE nuclear

Framatome and Lockheed Martin partner to modernise US nuclear plants

The partnership will see Lockheed Martin’s Discrete Logic Solving System will be incporated into proven Framatome instrumentation and control (I&C) nuclear plant modernization solutions.

MEH Alliance reaches first milestone at Hinkley Point C

The first five of 156 tanks have been installed at the Hinkley Point C nuclear new build site in Somerset, UK, which marks the start of physical works being delivered by the MEH Alliance.
Hinkley C

Bilfinger announces £350m double-win for Hinkley C nuclear plant

Industrial services company Bilfinger has won two new contracts worth £350 million for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.

Babcock & Wilcox gains $70m credit lifeline amid power sector struggles

Historic energy infrastructure firm Babcock & Wilcox has gained a two-year credit extension and finance agreement as it deals with ongong fiscal struggles and the current economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Framatome Germany

Framatome to modernize neutron research reactor at Munich university

French nuclear major Framatome has been awarded a multimillion-euro contract to modernize the crane instrumentation and control systems at the research neutron source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz.

Rolls-Royce and Turkey’s EUAS International ICC partner on compact nuclear power

Rolls-Royce and Turkey’s EUAS International ICC have signed a MoU to evaluate the feasibility of joint production of compact nuclear power stations

Doosan Škoda to modernize turbines at Slovakia nuclear plant

Doosan Škoda has won a contract to modernize two turbine sets with a total capacity of 440 MW at Unit 1 of the Mochovce nuclear power plant.

NuScale signs MOU to bring SMR nuclear reactor technology to Ukraine

NuScale Power and Ukrainian nuclear researchers will collaborate on developing NuScale’s small modular reactor designs for that nation’s energy sector.
Bilfinger wins $73m contract for Hinkley Point C nuclear plant

Bilfinger wins $73m contract for Hinkley Point C nuclear plant

German engineering firm Bilfinger has won a €68m ($73m) contract from EDF for work on Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant which is being built in the UK.

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