State-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on Monday said that it has bagged an order worth Rs 736 crore from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for the supply of steam generators to a plant at Gorakhpur in Fatehabad district of Haryana.
Excavation is going to begin soon for the Nuclear Power Plant Project in Gorakhpur, Haryana with the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) according excavation clearance for the project.
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s fuel arm TVEL has launched a production site for fabricating fuel for China’s flagship fast neutron reactor project, the CFR-600.
The machine assembly of the “tokamak” (derived from the Russian words for the “toroidal magnetic confinement” facility invented in Russia) nuclear fusion reactor ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor), or the world’s largest nuclear fusion project, started in Cadarache, France, in the last week of July.
The Indian government has been periodically cautioning against scamsters in the country selling fake equipment that they claim contains radioactive material with the aim of cheating gullible people out of large sums of money, the Minister for Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh said earlier this month.
The 220 MW atomic power reactor in Unit 1 at Kaiga in Karnataka set a world record among Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) by running continuously for 895 days, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has said.
Construction of the Heavy Water Board’s (HWB) Rs 150 crore solvent extraction plant in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi will begin soon after regulatory approvals, said a top official.