SPringfields in Preston is run by Westinghouse currently 90% Japanese (87% Toshiba; 3% IHI;) and 10% Kazakstan State owned (KazAtomProm). Before that it belonged to British Nuclear Fuels Limited (BNFL). https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2015/01/28/westinghouse-is-japanese-toshiba-not-american-for-16-years/ GE Nuclear is, however, a GE-Hitachi partnership.
“India Must Black-list French Nuclear Suppliers: Former Power Secretary writes after Exposé in France NOVEMBER 23, 2016
E.A.S.Sarma 14-40-4/1 Gokhale Road Maharanipeta Visakhapatnam 530002
To, Dr. Sekhar Basu Secretary Dept of Atomic Energy (DAE) Govt of India
Dear Dr. Basu,
Subject:- Substandard parts supplied by Areva company and its subsidiary, Creusot Forge, to IOC and several nuclear power plants in the world- Request initiate action to blacklist the company for doing business in India
I refer to the correspondence I had with you on the subject. My letters dated 15-5 2016 & 7-8-2016 (copies enclosed) refer.
The scourge of substandard components associated with false quality certification seems to plague the global nuclear industry, though DAE and NPCIL apparently remain totally indifferent to it, as evident from their keeping the public in the dark about these developments.
In this connection, I enclose an EcoWatch report dated Nov 9, 2016 (“Nuclear Industry in France in Crisis…
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