China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has provided various facilities and services to ensure security for the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation held in Beijing, from May 14 to 15.
The internal structural construction of reactor buildings in Unit 5 of the Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), the first HPR 1000 demonstration project, was completed on May 3. It’s favorable to later dome lifting and fixing alongside core equipment installation in Unit 5.
China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) was honored as the official partner of the China Pavilion at the 2017 Astana Exposition during an awards ceremony held in Beijing on April 28.
China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporation and China Institute of Atomic Energy, two subsidiaries of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), signed the first commercial contract with Iran Nuclear Engineering and Construction Company on the retrofit project of Arak heavy water reactor (IR-40) in Vienna, Austria on April 23. The ceremony took place in the presence of the ambassadors of China and Iran to Austria.
As HPR 1000 demonstrative project—Unit 5 of Fujian province’s Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant completed its hydraulic pressure tests on April 8, all tests for the first Chinese-made third-generation reactor pressure vessel had been completed.
China's first batch of medical cobalt-60 was loaded into nuclear reactors managed by China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) on April 15, and the medical cobalt-60 products are expected to be launched to the market in 2019.