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.

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UK and Japan sign nuclear energy robotics alliance

Research collaboration will see robotics used for Fukushima decommissioning and also advances in fusion
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Nexans wins €20m contract to supply specialised nuclear cables

Nexans has won $24.3 million contract to supply specialised nuclear cables for the Hinkley Point C new nuclear power station.
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South Africa’s nuclear power plant welcomes replacement steam generator

The first of six new replacement steam generators arrived at the Koeberg nuclear power station on 29 September 2020.
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Doosan Heavy Industries to supply pressurizer for ITER fusion project

Doosan Heavy Industries will supply a pressurizer for the massive, multi-national nuclear fusion research project - ITER - going on in southern France.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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