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AREVA & NPCIL sign MoU to Build Six N-Reactors

Dr. S.K. Jain, Chairman and Managing Director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), and Mrs. Anne Lauvergeon, CEO of AREVA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 4 February 2009 in New Delhi. Signing of this MoU, will open the way for a future partnership in nuclear power generation in order to build at least 2 EPR™ ...

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Russia Ready to Expand N- Ties with Siemens

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said Russia is ready to expand cooperation in the nuclear energy sector with the German engineering giant Siemens, underlining the strength of economic ties between the two countries “We are ready to move from realizing piecemeal projects to the creation of a full-scale partnership between Siemens and (Russia’s state nuclear firm) Rosatom”, Putin told ...

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China Fire wins more contracts from China Nuclear Power Engg.

China Fire & Security Group (CFSG) has said it has won three additional contracts with China Nuclear Power Engineering Co. Ltd. (CNPEC), valued at about $5.3 million to provide fire detection services for three independent nuclear power projects. The Beijing, China-based company expects to recognize revenue from these contracts over a period of three years beginning in 2009. The present ...

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China and Kazakhstan sign N- cooperation pacts

Agreements on cooperation in uranium production and nuclear energy have been signed during of meeting of the prime ministers of China and Kazakhstan. The agreements follow the signing of memoranda in September 2007. China’s prime minister, Wen Jiabao, met with the prime minister of Kazakhstan, Karim Masimov, in Astana recently.  Among the documents signed was an agreement on cooperation between ...

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India to ink uranium supply & tech deal with Kazakhstan in Jan

State-run Nuclear Power Corp. of India Ltd (NPCIL) will enter into a nuclear cooperation pact with Kazakhstan’s state-owned Kazatomprom soon.  Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev is expected to sign the agreement during his visit to India starting 23 January, 2009. “Kazakhstan has signed strategic agreements with Russia, China and Japan. A similar agreement will be signed with India during the Kazakhstan ...

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Westinghouse signs 10-yr nuclear services & support pact with FENOC

Westinghouse Electric has announced the signing of a comprehensive, 10-year agreement with FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) for provide services and support to the latter’s nuclear fleet. FENOC’s plants include the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport, Pa.; the Davis-Besse Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio; and the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio. Under terms of the ...

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Russia Offers 30 pc Rebate on New N-Reactors, Fuel for Existing Plants

Russia is offering a 30-percent discount on the $2-billion price tag for each of its new nuclear reactors under discussions for sale to India. Much of the equipment and components for the reactors are proposed to be manufactured in India. Russians are also open to depute its nuclear fuel firm, TVEL Corporation, to deliver uranium not just to the Russian-built ...

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Areva & JSW sign pact to ensure component supply to new N-plants

Areva and Japan Steel Works (JSW) have signed a deal to ensure the French company’s supply of major components for new nuclear power plants. Areva is one of the world’s leading nuclear power technology companies, while JSW is one of the leading heavy nuclear components manufacturers. A supply agreement between the two will be seen as a significant move to ...

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Russia to help Italy return to N-Energy in three to five years

A declaration of intent to collaborate on nuclear reactor construction and design was among 14 agreements signed during an Italian-Russian summit held in Moscow recently. At the summit, chaired by the presidents of the two countries, Italian Minister of Economic Development Claudio Scajola signed a declaration of intent with Rosatom Director General Sergey Kiriyenko covering collaboration on the construction of ...

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Russia to help in Vietnam civil nuclear program

Russia wants to take part in Vietnam’s planned nuclear energy program, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Denisov said following talks with Vietnam’s Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem in Hanoi recently. “We know that such plans were made in Vietnam, very daring and far-reaching plans. We hope that Russia will be among those who will work with Vietnam in this hi-tech ...

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