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The walls of the containment building of unit 3 at the Haiyang nuclear power plant in China's Shandong province are now in place following the installation of the third cylinder ring, the Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute (SNERDI) announced.

Date: Wednesday, 20 March 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Haiyang-3-containment-takes-shape

The deployment of four AP1000 units in Ontario could have an impact of more than CAD28.7 billion (USD21.2 billion) on Canada's GDP during the manufacturing, engineering and construction phase alone, an independent study has found.

Date: Friday, 01 March 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Canadian-AP1000-deployment-could-bring-billions-in

The Bulgarian Parliament has given the go-ahead for talks to take place with Hyundai Engineering & Construction, as the sole shortlisted constructor for engineering, construction, delivery and commissioning of the new AP1000 units planned for the Kozloduy site.

Date: Tuesday, 27 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Hyundai-E-C-says-Kozloduy-selection-signals-South

The first safety-related concrete has been poured for the nuclear island of unit 3 at the Zhangzhou nuclear power plant in Fujian province, China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced. It is the first of two Hualong One units planned as the second phase of the plant, which will eventually house six such reactors.

Date: Friday, 23 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Construction-starts-on-second-phase-of-Zhangzhou-p

South Korea's Hyundai Engineering & Construction is the only one of the five candidates deemed to have met the requirements for the construction and commissioning of two new Westinghouse AP1000 units at Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant.

Date: Tuesday, 20 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Hyundai-E-C-set-to-build-new-Kozloduy-units

US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has formally submitted an application to the UK Department of Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) for approval to enter the General Design Assessment (GDA) process for its AP300 small modular reactor (SMR).

Date: Friday, 16 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-applies-for-uk-generic-design-assessment-for-its-ap300-smr-11519660

Georgia Power has announced that the new Vogtle unit 4 AP1000 reactor has reached initial criticality, with the unit's in-service date now projected to be during the second quarter of 2024.

Date: Thursday, 15 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Vogtle-4-reaches-inital-criticality