Shaw agrees nuclear plant support deal with SNPE

Louisiana, US-based engineering and construction company Shaw has signed an initial contract with Chinese energy technology company State Nuclear Power Engineering (SNPE) to provide technical support services for additional AP1000 nuclear power plants in China.

Beginning with two new AP1000 units at the Xianning nuclear power plant project in Hubei province, Shaw will provide technical support services, which include engineering and design management, project controls, quality assurance, construction management and project management, as well as health, safety and environmental management.