Image - Dismantling Germanys nuclear industry, piece by piece

Dismantling Germany's nuclear industry, piece by piece

Eyes fixed on a screen, joystick in hand, the operator of a remote-controlled saw painstakingly dismantles metal rods at one of Germany's mothballed nuclear reactors. Time-consuming and costly, the operation to methodically carve up the core of EnBW's Obrigheim reactor in the country's southwest is now more than half way through. In total, 275,000 tonnes of machinery, pipes and other equipment that enabled the power station...

Nuclear - Jul 30, 2014


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China, Canada to Build Two Nuclear Reactors in Romania

Canada's SNC-Lavalin and China Nuclear Power Engineering Company announced a deal Friday to build two nuclear reactors in Romania. The Candu reactors will be built at the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant in Romania, which already houses two of the Canadian-designed power plants that produce nearly 20 percent of Romania's electricity supply, according to a statement. The pair came into service in 1996 and 2007, respectively. &q...

Nuclear - Jul 25, 2014


Image - CB&I Announces Contract Orders for Nuclear Power Plant Modifications

CB&I Announces Contract Orders for Nuclear Power Plant Modifications

CB&I today announced it has been awarded contract orders by Entergy Operations, Inc. valued in excess of $100 million for project and construction management services related to the implementation of Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) ordered modifications and upgrades at multiple nuclear energy facilities throughout the U.S. "These contract orders underscore CB&I's expertise and capabilities in both nuclear maintenance a...

Nuclear - Power Generation - Jul 17, 2014