L-3 MAPPS to Support Candu Energy’s EC6® Power Plant Development with Simulator and Services

MONTREAL, May 28, 2013 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has signed a contract with Candu Energy Inc. to supply an engineering simulator for its Enhanced CANDU 6® (EC6®) power plant development project. The simulator will be used at Candu Energy’s EC6 mockup facility to develop and validate the main control room (MCR) and […]

L-3 MAPPS to Introduce MAAP5 Severe Accident Simulation on Ling Ao Phase II Simulator

MONTREAL, May 6, 2013 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has won an upgrade contract from Daya Bay Nuclear Power Operations and Management Co., Ltd. (DNMC) to equip the Ling Ao Phase II full scope simulator with a severe accident simulation model to enhance training scenarios that simulate degraded reactor core conditions. The project, […]

L-3 MAPPS Full Scope Simulator for Embalse Is Ready for Training

MONTREAL, April 25, 2013 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that the Embalse full scope simulator it developed for Nucleoeléctrica Argentina S.A. (NA-SA) was put into service on March 22, 2013 at the Embalse nuclear power station on the southern shore of a reservoir on the Rio Tercero, near the city of Embalse in Córdoba Province, […]

Allspeeds supply decommissioning tools to Sellafield

Within the Sellafield Seascale site the Pile Fuel Storage Pond (PFSP) dates back to 1948, PFSP is the oldest fuel pond and is currently being decommissioned. In order to complete a decommissioning project at the PFSP, Sellafield Ltd needed a tool to cut multiple steel sections. Having known about the capabilities of Allspeeds, Sellafield Ltd […]

UK company design and manufacture world leading cutting and gripping tools for the subsea industry

In January 2013 Britain’s manufacturing production rose to a 16-month high, this is encouraging in the hope that the UK will not dip back into a recession for the third time. Despite being slight, the growth is a positive indicator for the economy and British based companies. Click here to read more

GLOBAL NUCLEAR SUPPLY CHAIN AND ENHANCEMENT FORUM, LONDON 21-22 FEB. 2012

Dr. Ken Ferguson, Executive Chair of the Forum, recently provided some insight regarding the focus of nuclear supply chain development and management…..” Even within the time of securing our excellent roster of speakers, the dynamic world of nuclear power growth proceeds onward. The Westinghouse AP-1000 has been approved by the NRC, on site activities continue […]

AREVA announces major milestone for EPRTM reactor certification

AREVA is delighted with the decision by the United Kingdom’s Office of Nuclear Regulation (ONR) to issue an interim Design Acceptance Confirmation (iDAC) for the EPRTM reactor following a four-year Generic Design Assessment process.

Lightbridge Enters into Agreement with the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute to Explore Nuclear Fuel Collaboration Opportunities

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR), a leading innovator of advanced nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, today announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) to explore nuclear fuel collaboration opportunities.

Nuclear professionals from across the globe gather to discuss the opportunities and challenges for the industry in the aftermath of Fukushima

In a recent article by Energy iQ’s Asdza Nadleehe, she reports that: “When the world’s first commercial nuclear plant, Calder Hall, was plugged into the grid in 1956, the world’s population stood at 2.8 billion people. In 2011, it was 6.9, and by 2050 it could be as much as 9.3 billion”.

Grid connection for Bushehr

Iran’s first nuclear power plant has been connected to the country’s national electricity grid.