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Areva

French firm fooled by phone scam

Even the mighty can fall for a simple telephone scam, it seems.

One of the world's leading players in nuclear energy, French conglomerate Areva, is trying to sue a Hong Kong company to retrieve more than HK$10.5 million it lost to a fraudster.

Thursday, 29 September, 2011, 12:00am

Areva wins deal to build two Guangdong nuclear reactors

Euro8b contract hailed as the largest in the industry's history

French state-owned nuclear power giant Areva yesterday sealed the biggest deal in the industry's history with an Euro8 billion (HK$92.53 billion) contract to develop two reactors for China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group Corp.

27 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Areva joins Guangdong Macro in venture

France's Areva, the world's largest maker of nuclear power reactors, and Shenzhen-listed Guangdong Macro will form a two billion yuan 50-50 joint venture that makes power transmission equipment to benefit from rising mainland demand.

2 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Action to get Daya Bay back into service

MORE measures are planned to bring the troubled Unit One reactor at Daya Bay back into service amid fears that the Chinese safety body may turn down the current rescue plan, say company representatives.

Plant managers are worried because the National Nuclear Safety Administration has not given the go-ahead after several weeks of talks.

8 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Reactor faces more repairs

INDICATIONS grew yesterday that the stricken unit one reactor at Daya Bay will have to be opened up for repairs for the third time in four months.

The nuclear plant will be closed today as top officials of nuclear plant operator Electricite de France (EdF) hold a crisis meeting in Paris to discuss options for the reactor.

4 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Foreign firms eye contracts

INTERNATIONAL companies hope to win a major slice of work on the two new nuclear stations in Guangdong.

But firms said it was too early to quantify the opportunities, especially when it was uncertain what nuclear technology the Chinese would use.

23 Feb 1994 - 12:00am