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US conversion plant suspends UF6 production

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Honeywell is temporarily to suspend uranium hexafluoride production at its Metropolis, Illinois plant pending an improvement in business conditions, the company announced yesterday. The USA's only uranium conversion plant has been in a scheduled outage since October.

Quality assurance issues affect French and Swiss plants

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Leibstadt_(KKL)-48A small number of fuel rods supplied to reactors in France and Switzerland have been affected by quality control issues. EDF Group said today that Areva had notified it of quality control deviations on certain rods, which meant the supplier was unable to demonstrate that quality control to substantiate that the leak tightness of those rods had been properly performed.

Toshiba seeks third party route to settling claims

Monday, November 20, 2017

Toshiba Corporation has decided to "explore alternatives" to selling to a third party its claims against Westinghouse Electric Company. This would allow the Japanese electronics company to "significantly reduce the internal resources that it is required to allocate to WEC’s rehabilitation proceedings, and to focus them on cultivating its new businesses".

Turbine island construction for Hualong One

Monday, November 20, 2017

Fanchenggang 3 turbine concrete pour, November 2017 (CGN) 72x48Two teams in a 40-hour operation have poured the basemat for the turbine building of China's Fangchenggang 2, the first Hualong One unit.

The due date for proposals for this tender
has been extended from 17 July 2017 to 31 July 2017.
A briefing session will be held on Friday, 21 July 2017
at 2pm
at Group Five offices, 9 Country Estate Drive,
Waterfall Business Estate, Jukskei View, 1662
For enquiries contact: Mr. AB Myoli  -

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