Vallourec subsidiary Valinox Nucléaire has been awarded a contract by French reactor firm Framatome to supply steam generator tubes for the European Pressurised Reactors (EPR) to be installed at the 3,260MW Hinkley Point C power plant in Somerset, UK.
30 May 2018
25 May 2018
Framatome has delivered safety instrumentation and control (I&C;) system for unit 3 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China.
19 Apr 2018
Forsmarks Kraftgrupp has given a supply order for industrial diesel engines to Caterpillar for an emergency cooling system at the 3.27GW Forsmark nuclear power plant in Sweden.
10 Nov 2016
Rolls-Royce has been awarded ‘preferred bidder’ status for the contract to supply an integrated nuclear emergency diesel system (the ‘ultimate diesel generators’) for the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset, UK. The system will consist of four generation sets each powered by an MTU diesel generator made by Rolls-Royce Power Systems and managed by a Rolls-Royce patented instrumentation and control system.
17 Aug 2006
Japan’s Chubu Electric Power Co has shut down its Hamaoka unit 5 reactor after excessive vibration in the low-pressure sections of its steam turbines. A visual inspection revealed that a number of blades had failed and one had broken off.