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2008-09-19 09:00:35

East China nuclear power plant safe after its transformer fire BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- A nuclear power plant in east China's Jiangsu Province is in safe condition although a fire occurred in late August in a transformer, company sources said on Thursday. The transformer in the Tianwan nuclear power plant caught fire at 5:32 p.m. on Aug. 26 due to a short circuit, however, the blaze was immediately extinguished, a plant source said, adding it was just "an ordinary incident". The...

2008-09-18 15:00:32

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "East China Nuclear Power Plant Safe After Its Transformer Fire"] Beijing, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) - A nuclear power plant in east China's Jiangsu Province is in safe condition although a fire occurred in late August in a transformer, company sources said on Thursday. The transformer in the Tianwan nuclear power plant caught fire at 5:32 p.m. on Aug. 26 due to a short circuit, however, the blaze...

2008-07-07 21:00:22

MOSCOW. July 7 (Interfax) - The second unit of the Tianwan nuclear power plant was turned on Sunday, after preventive maintenance by Atomstroyexport and Rosenergoatom, Atomstroyexport said. Chinese and Russian specialists checked the condition of metal fragments of the reactor hull, main circulating pumps and steam generator pipes, as well as the turbine, the generator, the turbine condenser, high-pressure heaters and other gadgets during 66 days. They also reloaded the reactor fuel....


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