The Shaw Group Inc. will provide technical support services for at least two new nuclear power units in China under an agreement with the government signed on Aug. 17. The Baton Rouge, La.-based engineer-contractor currently is building four of the AP1000 closed-loop pressurized water reactors in the country, along with its consortium partner, Westinghouse Electric Co. Photo: Courtesy of The Shaw Group In Zhejiang province, a module is placed at the Sanmen nuclear power-plant, one of six plants Shaw Group will build for China. Shaw’s services on the new AP1000 reactors at the Xianning nuclear powerplant project in Hubei province
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.