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CB&I to implement NRC requirements at Entergy nuclear power plants

07/17/2014

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) was awarded several contracts valued at $100 million from Entergy (NYSE: ETR) for project and construction management services at several nuclear power plants in the U.S.

Kudankulam nuclear power commercial operations delayed

07/17/2014

Commercial operation of the 1,000-MW Kudankulam nuclear power plant has been delayed by a month.

Summer nuclear power plant shut down for leaky valve

07/17/2014

South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) shut down the V.C. Summer nuclear power plant due to a leaking safety valve.

Torness nuclear unit returns to service

07/17/2014

Unit 1 at the Torness nuclear power plant in Scotland returned to service July 17 after it automatically tripped offline during testing.

S. Korea nuclear power plant to restart after planned outage

07/17/2014

South Korea’s Nuclear Safety and Security Commission approved the restart of a 1,000-MW nuclear reactor after a planned maintenance outage.

Oyster Creek nuclear power plant returns to service

07/17/2014

The 636-MW Oyster Creek Generating Station in New Jersey returned to full power July 17 after inspections showed potential issues with components that control reactor pressure.

Company wants to buy & restart Kewaunee nuclear power plant

07/16/2014

A Chicago-area company said it wants to purchase and restart the shuttered Kewaunee nuclear power plant in Wisconsin.

Japanese nuclear plant deemed safe, nears restart

07/16/2014

A Japanese nuclear plant won preliminary approval Wednesday for meeting stringent post-Fukushima safety requirements, clearing a major hurdle toward becoming the first to restart under the tighter rules.

Plant Vogtle nuclear Unit 2 celebrates quarter century of operations

07/15/2014

The 1,215-MW Unit 2 at Plant Vogtle in Georgia marks 25 years of operations this summer.

AMEC to support new nuclear build in Poland

07/15/2014

AMEC was picked as the preferred bidder to support the development of Poland’s first nuclear power plant.

Areva to develop nuclear I&C courses

07/15/2014

Areva signed an agreement with the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU) to develop nuclear instrumentation & controls (I&C) courses.

Strong quake hits Japan, triggering small tsunami

07/11/2014

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit Japan's northern coast near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Malfunction forces Czech nuclear reactor shut down

07/11/2014

An official says a Czech nuclear power plant has shut down one of its two reactors due to a fault on a cooling water pump.

Areva to install venting systems at nuclear power plants in Spain

07/10/2014

Areva was contracted to install filtered containment venting systems (FCVS) to two nuclear power plants in Spain.

Areva’s nuclear reactor inspection team completes record number of projects

07/10/2014

Areva announced that its non-destructive examinations team, NDE Solutions, has completed a record number of nuclear reactor inspections during the 2014 U.S. spring outage season.

Diesel fuel oil leak found at Fermi nuclear power unit

07/10/2014

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) said one of the gas turbine generators at the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant in Michigan is leaking diesel fuel oil.

Bushehr nuclear power unit reaches full capacity

07/09/2014

Unit 1 at Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant has reached full capacity.

Hanul nuclear reactor OK to restart

07/09/2014

South Korea’s nuclear safety commission approved the restart of a nuclear reactor in the country.

NRA wants TEPCO to reexamine ice wall project at Fukushima Daiichi

07/08/2014

Japan’s Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) has instructed Tokyo Electric Power Co. to reexamine its plans to build an ice wall to freeze radioactive water in a tunnel at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Oyster Creek nuclear power plant shuts down for planned maintenance

07/08/2014

Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) shut down the 614-MW Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in New Jersey for planned maintenance.

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