Velan: Rooted in China and Close to Customers
As one of the world’s largest valve supplier, Velan entered Chinese nuclear industry since 1990s. How does Velan maintain its sound name and reputation? What’s Velan’s strategy towards localization in China? What are Velan’s future goals in Chinese nuclear industry? Follow Dynabond Powertech Service (hereinafter referred to as DPS) on the interview with Mr. Michel MONIER, Corporate Director and Chief Representative Nuclear China Office, Velan.
DPS: Could you introduce us some of your background information?
Mr. Michel MONIER: I’m 56 years old. I’ve been working in nuclear industry for over 30 years and Velan is my first job in nuclear industry......More
The Ninth National Mining Academic Conference & Mining Technology and Equipment Show
The Ninth National Mining Academic Conference & Mining Technology and Equipment Show will be held on August 24th, 2012 at Kunming, Yunnan. The Ninth National Mining Academic Conference is themed at “scientific innovation and sustainable development of China’s mining industry”. The conference is jointly organized by China Nuclear Society, China Coal Society, Geological Society of China, Chinese Society for Metals, Nonferrous Metals Society of China, Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China, Chinese Ceramic Society, China Mining Association, and China Gold Association......More
Problems found during the safety inspection of civilian nuclear power facilities
Immediately after the Fukushima nuclear accident, the State Council conducted a nationwide inspection on nuclear power facilities. Recently, the NNSA released a report on the safety inspection of civilian nuclear power facilities (hereafter referred to as “the report”), seeking public opinions on China’s nuclear safety plans.
The report firstly describes the present situation of China’s civilian nuclear facilities and reveals the inspection results. It highlights the problems found during the inspection and suggests corresponding solutions. China currently has 15 nuclear power units in operation, 26 under construction, 18 critical assemblies, and 9 civilian nuclear fuel cycle facilities. Four major problems are raised in the report......More
Study on the Impact of the Fukushima Accident on Nuclear Power Plant’s Site Selection in China
Provided by Environmental Science & Technology
On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake occurred in Japan, causing a severe tsunami which led to radioactive releases at Fukushima Dacchi Unit 1. Afterwards, all 6 units at Fukushima Dacchi encountered a sequence of different malfunctions including coolant loss, reactor overheating, over high pressure, fuel exposure and melting, hydrogen explosion, and radioactive release. The direct reason for the nuclear accident was the earthquake and subsequent tsunami. The earthquake shut down the reactor and disconnected......More