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Dhaka Saturday,  Jun 23, 2018

Nuclear

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... »
Russian team will arrive in Dhaka in end May to sign the third contract for Rooppur Nuclear Power Project (RNPP). The ministry of science and technology and the RNPP authorities will soon settle the “misunderstanding” with Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation (ROSATOM) that has arisen over the increased cost of the feasibility study, according to sources in the science and technology ministry. This is expected to expedite implementation of... »
DHAKA, April 30, 2014: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed her wish to build another nuclear power plant in the southern part of the country after successful completion of first one in Rooppur. “We have many isolated coastal islands in the country’s southern part. I have envisaged building another nuclear power plant to meet our growing demand for electricity,” she said. “In this regard we need to take preparation from... »
Rosatom expects to sign with Bangladesh the third and final contract for preparatory phase for construction of Rooppur NPP in coming May. This was disclosed by Valeri Limarenko, Director General of NIAEP-ASE, sister concern of Rosatom, Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation while talking to reporters in Moscow recently. “The already singed contracts allow us to prepare the design of the plant and for which we are conducting on-site survey” said... »
Russian Ambassador in Dhaka Alexander A Nikolaev said the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) is safe for Bangladesh saying those are opposing its construction have a wrong perception. I must tell you the reactor which is designed for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant isn’t just safe enough, but is at least 10 times safer than Fukushima (Nuclear power plant) one,” he told a country lecture on ‘Russia in Modern International Policy’... »
German Ambassador in Dhaka Dr Albrecht Conze has expressed concern over the government’s recent decisions to construct a coal-fired power plant not far from the Sundarbarns and a nuclear power plant near Pabna, reports UNB. Questioning some of Bangladesh’s energy choices, especially two projects, Rampal power plant and Ruppur nuclear power plant, the envoy said energy generation needs to take environmental risks into account. Ambassador Conze made this statement while... »