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NPI Volume 5 Issue 5

Westinghouse Powers up Costing

Manufacturers of nuclear power plants operate in a unique sphere, where design tolerances are razor-thin, safety requirements unrelenting, and standards for initial quality never bend.

Working Safe Pays Off for Konecranes

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS) in Aiken, S.C., operates with a safety culture that is pervasive and all encompassing— good to know, since the Savannah River Site (SRS) houses one of the world's most diverse nuclear storage facilities.

UAE Project Receives $2 Billion Boost from U.S. Ex-Im Bank

Regulators in the UAE approved construction of the plant July 17. All photos courtesy of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corportation.

Entering the Digital Age

The concept of upgrading systems in nuclear power plants to digital is not new.

Financing Options for New Nuclear Power

Financing for nuclear power projects has been met with several challenges in recent years.

Understanding the Future of Nuclear after Fukushima

The development of nuclear power plants globally may not be progressing as quickly as some expected, but construction of new projects is advancing.

License for Calvert Cliffs 3 in Maryland denied

UniStar Nuclear Operating Services, LLC and Calvert Cliffs 3 Nuclear Project, LLC cannot build a third unit at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Maryland, judges from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB) ruled on Aug. 30.

Teamwork Wins (Business) Championships

Any group that is 37,000 people strong with a $2.2 billion annual payroll is worth attention.

On the Wings of Angels

Safe, effective nuclear plant operation and maintenance depends on thousands of little things going right.

The Nuclear License ‘Freeze’

For utilities seeking license renewals to extend the operating life of their nuclear power plants, and those wanting to build and operate new plants, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's order, or 'freeze' as it is being referred to, on Aug. 7 may not be the news they wanted to hear.


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