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Experts are already modelling the baseplate of the new NPP units
26.03.2024
The same size model as the original was used to test the process used to pour the baseplate’s concrete of the new units.
Gergely Jákli: Participation in the Paks II. project is a good reference
22.03.2024
Europe's largest nuclear power plant investment with an implementation license is an important opportunity for Hungarian construction companies – Gergely Jákli said at the Portfolio conference.
Nuclear Summit: nuclear energy is the solution
21.03.2024
Nuclear energy is the clear solution to today's energy security challenges – the Hungarian Prime Minister said at the first Nuclear Summit.
Szijjártó: we will reach the first concrete by the end of the year
12.03.2024
Work on the Paks project is progressing well, the production of the core-catcher of Unit 5 has been completed, and the first concrete could be poured by the end of the year – the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade announced.
Csaba Lantos: Our country is in great need of the new nuclear power plant
28.02.2024
– We hope that the six nuclear power plant units will operate side by side in Paks for at least twenty years – said Minister of Energy Csaba Lantos at the Paks II. construction site.
A workshop was organized for potential suppliers
26.02.2024
The Contractor ASE JSC organized a workshop for businesses wishing to join the Paks II. nuclear power plant project.
Gergely Jákli: a total of 1.5 million meters of boreholes will be drilled as part of the soil consolidation
22.02.2024
Sustainability and nuclear energy were the focus of the conference of the Scientific Association for Energy Management in Szeged, where Paks II. was also a prominent topic.
Péter Szijjártó: Paks II. will be the guarantee of our energy supply
07.02.2024
Creating the conditions for the first concrete pour is underway at the Paks II. construction site.
Nuclear energy is a stable pillar of electricity supply
22.01.2024
As in previous years, nuclear energy was the stable, reliable base for Hungarian electricity supply in 2023.
Gergely Jákli: Workers from 11 nations work on the construction site
13.12.2023
The site preparation works for the new unit are progressing well, and Paks II. is also active on the international stage, Chairman-CEO Gergely Jákli said at the Energycon conference in Budapest.
The construction of the cut-off wall at the site has been completed
01.12.2023
The works of the Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant cut-off wall has been completed. The preparation of the area continues: currently, the soil consolidation is being carried out at the site of the construction.
Paks expansion is now all about the actual construction
14.11.2023
The parties have signed the roadmap for the coming years, and the Paks expansion is no longer about paperwork, but about the actual construction – Péter Szijjártó announced in Paks.
Péter Szijjártó: work on the Paks II. project is progressing well
07.11.2023
– We have excavated 1,5 million cubic meters of soil, almost two thirds of the cut-off wall is completed, and last week we started the soil consolidation – Péter Szijjártó said about the latest news of Paks II. in Pécs.
Meeting with the CEO of WANO
11.10.2023
Gergely Jákli, Chairman-CEO of Paks II. and Naoki Chigusa, CEO of WANO met in Budapest.
Building a nuclear power plant is a huge opportunity for the Hungarian construction industry
05.10.2023
The international nuclear power plant construction market opens up significant opportunities for Hungarian construction companies, Gergely Jákli said at a meeting of ÉVOSZ (National Association of Construction Contractors).
Szijjártó: There is no EU competitiveness without developing nuclear capacities
26.09.2023
Without a cardinal increase in nuclear capacities, energy security cannot be guaranteed and climate protection goals cannot be achieved – Péter Szijjártó said at the IAEA General Assembly.
Levente Magyar: Paks II. is the key to energy security
22.09.2023
Regarding the investment, all the conditions are given for proceeding at the appropriate pace – emphasized Alexey Likhachev at Paks, after visiting the construction with Levente Magyar and Gergely Jákli.
Soil excavation for Unit 6 has started
05.09.2023
The Paks II. project has reached another important milestone with the start of the soil excavation for Unit 6 – Péter Szijjártó announced.
The amendment of the EPC contract has been signed
18.08.2023
The preparatory phase of the project has been closed and it enters the phase of construction
The construction of the cut-off wall is done in continous shifts
04.08.2023
Two machines, working in two shifts, day and night, are building the cut-off wall on the two new units’ site.