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Dhaka Wednesday,  Apr 26, 2017

Nuclear

Rooppur_power_plant aria energy bangla Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM is preferring local manufacturers and suppliers for construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) at Paksey in Pabna district. “We prefer Bangladeshi manufacturers and suppliers to be involved in the construction of the RNPP except the technical equipment,” Director purchasing, procurement and quality of Atomstroyexport, a subsidiary of ROSATOM, Alexander Shmigelskiy told BSS on Monday. He said the materials as well as equipment would... »
rooppur-nuclear-power-plant АSE Group of Companies (a subsidiary of ROSATOM State Nuclear Energy Corporation) and Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission will hold a conference on procurements for Rooppur NPP. The purpose of the event is to ensure transparency in work with Bangladeshi suppliers. The conference for potential suppliers of equipment and materials for Rooppur NPP, which is currently under construction, will take place in Dhaka (the Le Meridien hotel) on April 17th. The... »
rosatom logo -337x205 Subsidiary of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation – UMATEX Group, signed agreements with Indian companies for localization of the carbon fabrics production based on Russian carbon fibre. The new initiative opens new area of co-operation between the countries in the field of nuclear energy beyond construction of nuclear power plants. This was disclosed by Alexander Tyunin, Director General of UMATEX Group at a press interaction on the side line of... »
rooppur-nuclear-power-plant Bangladesh and Russia have approved and initialed the draft of agreement on spent fuel management for Rooppur nuclear power plant on March 15, 2017 in Dhaka. Both the sides agreed to prepare the final documents for formal signing at the earliest. A Russian delegation comprising Nikolay Spassky, Deputy CEO of State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM and Alexey Ferapontov, Deputy Head of the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service of... »
Hungary-energybangla The European Union yesterday, March 06, 2017 has cleared Hungary to build two nuclear power units with Generation III+ Russian VVER – 1200 reactors after Budapest made commitments to safeguard competition in the energy sector. The new plants will be financed mostly with a loan of US$ 10.6 billion from Russia and to be implemented by Russian State Nuclear Power Corporation – ROSATOM. The Hungarian deal for Russia to build... »
Russian Isotopes for Indian Space-energybangla Russia’s State Nuclear Energy Corporation – ROSATOM’s sister concern Isotope has recently supplied Radionuclide curium-244 (Cm-244) to the Indian Physical Research Laboratory for their space program. Cm-244 is a pure alpha-emitter that enables to determine chemical composition of any rocks and soils. The Isotope will be used in the Alpha Proton X-ray Spectrometer (APXS) for analyzing the lunar surface under the Indian space program Chandrayaan-2. The launch of spacecraft is... »
rosatom logo -337x205 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts recently concluded a five-day Site and External Events Design (SEED) mission to Belarus, which is constructing its first ever nuclear power plant with Russia’s assistance. The SEED team reviewed the design parameters of the nuclear power plant being constructed using Russian VVER technology against external hazards specific to the site at Ostrovets, northern Belarus.  It may be mentioned here that identical... »
ТВС-К.JPG TVEL (Fuel Company of the Russian Atomic Corporation ROSATOM) and Swedish company Vattenfall Nuclear Fuel AB   signed a contract recently for  supply of TVS-K fuel for the Ringhals NPP in Sweden. The contract includes the delivery of the commercial reloads of nuclear fuel assemblies starting from the year 2021. This contract epitomizes TVEL’s consistent efforts to enter global market as certified supplier of nuclear fuel not only to Russia-designed NPPs,... »

Ninh Thuận Nuclear Station Project

Rosatom Respects Vietnam’s Decision

Rosatm pr Rosatom made an official statement on Vietnam’s decision to quit the Ninh Thuận nuclear station project. “Current macroeconomic conditions forced the Government of Vietnam to discontinue the Ninh Thuận construction project involving Russia and Japan. We respect our customer’s position, and we are ready to provide full support to Vietnam when the country resumes its national nuclear program. Russia and Vietnam have a long track record of effective cooperation in... »
nuclear plant People in Switzerland voting in a referendum have rejected a proposal to introduce a strict timetable for phasing out nuclear power. A projection for SRF public television showed the initiative failing by 55% to 45%. A majority of cantons (Swiss states) voted against the initiative. The plan, backed by the Green Party, would have meant closing three of Switzerland’s five nuclear plants next year, with the last shutting in 2029.... »