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ITER: Where science and construction meet the future
Challenges, triumphs and turbulent times for the extraordinary ITER nuclear project in France
Nuvia wins Swedish power plant dismantling contract
Works to see the removal of 30,000 tonnes of material from Ringhals 1 and 2
AtkinsRéalis wins nuclear fusion engineering support contract with US government
Project management company AtkinsRéalis has won an engineering support services contract with the US Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), as it attempts to develop nuclear fusion on a commercial scale.
Are western nuclear construction ambitions out of step with reality?
The UK’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant could well end up being the most expensive ever built.
Snake-like robot to be deployed at wrecked Fukushima power plant
Japan’s Tepco to survey Fukushima Daiichi with robot and drones for decommissioning
Hinkley Point C nuclear plant costs could rise to £46bn, delayed to end of decade
The total cost of building the UK’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant could rise to £46 billion (US$58.5 billion).
Green light for construction of £4.4bn Sizewell C nuclear power station
The path to formal construction of a £4.4 billion (US$5.6 billion), 3.2GW nuclear power station at Sizewell C on England’s Suffolk coast has opened.
UK government pledges to ramp up nuclear power plant construction
The UK government has outlined plans to undertake the biggest expansion in nuclear power plant construction in 70 years, as it focuses on energy security.
Video: Balfour Beatty installs six offshore liners at Hinkley Point C nuclear plant
UK-based civil engineering contractor Balfour Beatty has installed six offshore liners at the major new nuclear power station under construction at Hinkley Point C in Somerset.
Video: ‘Big Carl’ crane lifts dome for Hinkley Point C’s first reactor building into place
The world’s biggest crane, known as ‘Big Carl’ has lifted the dome for the first reactor building at UK nuclear power plant Hinkley Point C into place.
Mammoet strand jacks aid nuclear reactor decommissioning
Mammoet crews successfully removed a reactor vessel from a pressurized water reactor site in Florida. 
Holtec wins £30m grant from UK government to advance small modular nuclear reactor
Energy technology company Holtec has won £30 million in grant funding from the UK government to take its small modular nuclear reactor concept through the first steps to assessing its suitability for construction.
Crane lifts crane: Big Carl bears the load
Installing a polar crane in the Hinkley Point C first reactor building was one of the project’s heaviest lifts for Sarens’ 5,000 tonner
John Kerry calls for nuclear fusion plant construction plan at COP28
US special climate envoy John Kerry has set out an international engagement plan to boost research into nuclear fusion ahead an eventual construction programme of a new generation of nuclear plants
Poland approves second large nuclear plant project
Construction is expected to start in 2026
What now for small modular nuclear reactor construction after high-profile project’s failure?
What does the cancellation of NuScale’s Carbon Free Power Project mean for the future construction of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs)?
Mott MacDonald and Kepco E&C to explore future large-scale nuclear construction in UK
Engineering consultant Mott MacDonald has signed an agreement with Korean power plant builder Kepco E&C to explore future large-scale nuclear projects in the UK.
Eiffage lands €4bn+ civil engineering works on new nuclear plant in France
French contracting giant Eiffage has won a contract worth in excess of €4 billion to carry out the main civil engineering works for the construction of a new nuclear power plant at Penly, Normandy, France.
Consortium green lights European small nuclear reactors
Romania, Italy and Belgium to participate in the development of small nuclear reactors
$1.35bn plan to build first US small modular reactor scrapped
NuScale Power has terminated the Carbon Free Power project to build a small modular reactor (SMR) in Utah.
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