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


Image - Japan Nuclear Watchdog Says Two Reactors Safe to Switch Back on

Japan Nuclear Watchdog Says Two Reactors Safe to Switch Back on

Japan's nuclear watchdog said Wednesday that two atomic reactors were safe enough to switch back on, marking a big step towards restarting the country's nuclear plants which were shuttered after the Fukushima crisis. But fresh protests -- and accusations that the regulator is a puppet of the powerful atomic industry -- have highlighted the challenges Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces in bringing back a technology that many Japanese h...

Nuclear - Jul 16, 2014


Image - Toshiba Nearing Deal on Bulgarian Nuclear Reactor Deal: Report

Toshiba Nearing Deal on Bulgarian Nuclear Reactor Deal: Report

Toshiba's US unit is nearing a deal estimated at almost $5 billion to build a nuclear reactor in Bulgaria, a report said Thursday, as Japanese firms eye atomic contracts overseas after the Fukushima crisis erased demand at home. The Japanese giant's subsidiary, Westinghouse Electric, is in the final stages of talks with Bulgarian Energy Holding for a mid-sized reactor expected to be running by around 2025, the leading Nikkei busine...

Nuclear - Jul 3, 2014