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Dhaka Sunday,  Aug 19, 2018

Nuclear

February 26, 2015, Dhaka – A popular science illustrated booklet with basic facts about atomic energy in Bangla was unveiled by Russian atomic energy corporation Rosatom at Omor Ekushey Book Fair at Bangla Academy. The presentation of the booklet was supported by the Ministry of the Science and Technology, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission and the Embassy of Russian Federation and Nuclear Energy Information Centre in Dhaka. The booklet became first... »
“Orgenergostroy”, a Russian based company won the tender and will conduct engineering survey, monitor the environment and develop project documents for the Rooppur NPP site. The work is expected to be completed by September 15, 2015. The tender was floated by Atomenergoproekt, sister concern of Rosatom and an engineering company in December last year, in their procurement website. Initial contract value totaled USD 18.2 million (including 18% VAT). Institute Orgenergostroy... »
Russia-Bangladesh workgroup of joint coordination committee for implementing Bangladesh nuclear power programme has adopted action plan for nuclear infrastructure development in Bangladesh for next two years. The workgroup met in Dhaka from January 13th to 15th. More than 40 experts from Russia and Bangladesh discussed various areas of nuclear infrastructure development. Two documents were signed: action plan for the nuclear infrastructure development and Bangladesh nuclear power communication strategy. The action... »
Atomenergoproekt, sister concern of Russian state nuclear company- ROSATOM, for general designing of nuclear power plants has announced a tender for engineering survey, environmental monitoring and development of project documents for the Rooppur NPP site. The contract value is estimated at USD $18.2 million (incl.VAT), and the work is to be completed by September 15, 2015. Interested companies have to submit their tender documents until January 20, 2015, and the... »
Finnish lawmakers on Friday voted in favor of granting a new permit for construction of a nuclear power plant by the Fennovoima Power construction in cooperation with Russia’s state corporation Rosatom. The vote was promoted by Fennovoima’s supplement to the original decision-on-principle to build the nuke plant in Pyhajoki, north-west province of Finland. “I want to thank Parliament for the trust they have shown in this important project. The Hanhikivi... »
A high-level technical team of the International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA) is now in Dhaka to develop the capability of Bangladeshi experts and stakeholders in assessing the safety measures of a nuclear power plant with its own human resources. The IAEA sent the team as Bangladesh is set to kick off construction work on the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP). “The IAEA has a milestone document that needs developing 19... »
Russia and Iran have signed a set of documents on enhancement of cooperation in peaceful use of atomic energy. Sergei Kirienko, Head of ROSATOM, Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation and Ali Akbar Salehi, Vice- President of Iran and Head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation signed the document on November11, 2014 at ROSATOM’s Headquarters in Moscow. According to the documents both the countries agreed to cooperate in construction of additional four... »
First batch of 10 Bangladeshi students begin their academic career at the Russia’s legendary university of National Research Nuclear University (MEPhi). Students will undergo 6 years course on physics. Earlier the students were awarded full scholarship to study in the field of nuclear science, after winning a Physics Olympiad, held in Dhaka in 2013. Supported by Russia’s State Nuclear Power Corporation-Rosatom, the Olympiad Jury Committee consisting of representatives from Rosatom... »
Atomenergoproekt, a subsidiary of Russia’s state nuclear corporation- ROSATOM has designed a new core catcher for nuclear power plants, which was recently presented to Turkish nuclear specialists. Designed for the Akkuyu NPP in Turkey the improved core catcher is characterized by a higher seismic resistance, a stronger impact and dynamic resistance, easier to install and other advantages. “With each project we have been improving the methods for assembling and installing... »
Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali inaugurated the seminar in Dhaka and said Bangladesh as a nation was “indeed taking a bold step towards nuclear power generation”. “This bold decision must be matched with absolutely fool-proof capacity to deliver on its mandate,” he said. The two-day seminar is being organised just after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Japan visit where she sought Tokyo’s support for setting up a nuclear power in... »