A project to upgrade the Es-Salam research reactor at Birine Nuclear Research Centre in Algeria, which was undertaken by China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), passed acceptance tests organized by the Atomic Energy Commission of Algeria, on March 7.
The welding of the main pipe on the Karachi 3 unit, part of the HPR1000 reactor currently being built in Pakistan, was completed on March 2, seven months ahead of schedule, using the "pre-introduction" method.
The membership of the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO), the world’s leading safety organisation for commercial nuclear power plants, has voted to establish a new Branch Office and Support Centre in Shanghai, China.
The second steam generator of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC)’s Fuqing Unit 6, China’s self-developed third-generation HPR1000 demonstration project, was successfully lifted into place, on Jan 30.
China Isotope & Radiation Corporation, a company affiliated with China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), signed a strategic partnership deal with Accuracy, a US radiotherapy company in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin, on Jan 28.
The reactor internals of the HPR1000, China’s third-generation nuclear power technology, were fixed into position at Unit 2 of the Karachi nuclear power plant, in Pakistan, on Jan 28 –– 35 days ahead of schedule.