Velan to supply valves for Chinese nuclear power plants

$9.75M contract for two new Russian-designed pressurized water reactors.

April 1, 2013   by PLANT STAFF

MONTREAL — Velan S.A.S. has been awarded a US$9.75 million contract for the supply of nuclear class control globe valves to China Nuclear Energy Industry Corp.

Velan Inc.’s wholly owned subsidiary located in Lyon, France, said the valves will be used in two new VVERs (Russian-designed pressurized water reactors) for Tianwan Units 3 and 4 nuclear power plants.

The Montreal-based manufacturer of industrial valves consists mainly of bellows seal globe control valves, electric operated, for service inside and outside nuclear containment.

The two new power plant units will be operated by Jiangsu Nuclear Power Co. in Jiangsu province, China.


The valves are scheduled for delivery from 2014 until 2015.

Velan S.A.S. also signed spare parts contracts with Nuclear Power Operations Management Co. for the supply of spare parts for Qinshan II units 1-2-3-4.

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