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2014-04-11 23:22:42

Westinghouse Electric Company and Ukraine’s Energoatom today agreed to a contract extension for fuel deliveries to Ukrainian nuclear power plants through 2020. The contract provides for the continuation of the long-standing partnership between the two companies in providing competitive and secure nuclear fuel supplies for Ukraine’s reactor fleet. KIEV (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company and the National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine (NNEGC Energoatom)...

2012-08-28 23:02:00

Westinghouse Electric Company today announces that it has received a contract from the Kozloduy NPP — New Build PLC of Bulgaria to perform a feasibility study on a potential seventh unit at the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant. The required study will encompass a review of two potential designs: a reactor of VVER design utilizing equipment already purchased by the customer together with Westinghouse instrumentation and control (I&C) systems, fuel and a Toshiba Corporation turbine...

2008-09-01 21:00:30

SARATOV. Sept 1 (Interfax) - The second unit of the Balakovo nuclear power plant (NNP) in Russia's Saratov region has been disconnected for electro-technical repairs. Planned repairs of the unit ended last week. "The second unit of the Balakovo NPP was disconnected from the power network at 5:45 a.m. Moscow time on August 31 for repairing electro-technical systems. The first, third and fourth units are operating regularly," the power plant said. Radiation is normal. The unit will be back...

2008-07-18 21:00:26

MOSCOW. July 18 (Interfax) - France's Areva, U.S. giant Westinghouse and South Korea's Kepco could compete with Russian companies in a tender to complete the construction of the third and fourth energy units of the Khmelnytskyi Nuclear Power Plant, Ukraine's Rosenergoatom said in a statement. The Ukrainian company plans to organize the tender before the end of 2008. Rosenergoatom and the Ukrainian national nuclear power generation company Energoatom discussed the completion of...

2008-07-16 18:00:37

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Bratislava, 16 July: Russian open joint-stock company TVEL has maintained its position in Slovakia, having won the tender for the supply of nuclear fuel for five power-generating units of the local Mochovce and Bohunice nuclear power plants until 2015, management company Slovenskie Elektrarne has reported. These plants were built to Russian design and equipped with VVER- 440 reactors. TVEL will also supply fuel for the third...

2008-07-02 15:00:45

Skoda JS (Pilsen, Czech Republic), nuclear power engineering equipment manufacturer, succeeded for the first time at the power concern EDF (France) in 2008. Skoda JS will supply equipment worth CEK 130 mil for a newly built block of the nuclear power station in Flamanville, France. The contract from EDF is a giant reference for Skoda JS. The firm has succeeded for the second time with parts for the reactor EPR, which was developed by Areva (France). It has been supplying parts for the first...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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