The world’s first high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) fuel elements production line was established by CNNC as 200,000 spherical fuel components successfully rolled off the assembly line on July 17.
China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) convened the Saudi uranium and thorium resources evaluation symposium in conjunction with the first coordinating committee conference on Sino-Saudi nuclear energy cooperative projects in Urumqi on July 17.
CNNC’s Beijing Research Institute of Chemical Engineering and Metallurgy signed a collaborative agreement regarding research on uranium extraction from seawater with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology on July 15.
The China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) advocated to establish a fifth World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) center in Shanghai. The initiative received unanimous votes at a council conference held in Paris on June 22, and will take effect after being approved at the WANO Plenary Session in October.
The China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) completed a phase of fieldwork in Saudi Arabia, discovering and labeling several target mineral areas. Officials and experts from Saudi Arabia highly praised the breakthrough made by CNNC crew in mine exploration and exploitation.
Invited by Cengiz Group, Wang Shoujun, chairman of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), paid a visit to Turkey with a delegation from June 11 to 14, and met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat Albayrak on June 13 in Ankara.