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Dhaka Tuesday,  Jan 22, 2019


The 2400-megawatt Rooppur nuclear power project is likely to cost around $10 billion, more than three times the initial estimate of the government. The project’s Russian developer Rosatom has been dropping hints since last year that the cost may go up to $10 billion. A couple of years ago the government had estimated that the plant would cost between $2 billion and $3 billion. The government and Rosatom have been... »
The Second unit of Kudankulam nuclear power plant, constructed with Russian assistance in Tamilnadu of India will be commission shortly. The construction of the power unit has already been completed and final adjustment of equipments are being done at the moment. The unit with 1,000MW capacity will have Russian VVER-1000 type reactor. Russia’s state nuclear power corporation- Rosatom’s First Deputy CEO for Operations Management Alexander Lokshin told the journalists during... »
Russia has been notoriously brazen in using state-owned companies as instruments of national power. President Vladimir Putin’s natural-gas wars with Belarus and Ukraine made headlines and sometimes left substantial parts of Europe in the cold. But Moscow’s exploits in other energy-related areas have been less noticed. Recent revelations about the concerted Russian effort to buy up uranium resources across the globe may change that. For Moscow’s state-owned nuclear-energy company, Rosatom,... »
The cabinet Monday approved the draft of “The Nuclear Power Plant Law, 2015” subject to the vetting of the Law Ministry aimed at construction of the country’s maiden Nuclear Power Plant at Rooppur in Iswardi, Pabna. The approval was given at the regular weekly meeting of the cabinet held at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. After the meeting, Cabinet Secretary M Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan briefed reporters.... »
Twenty more Bangladeshi students will be awarded scholarships this year to study nuclear energy at under graduate and post-graduate levels in different academic facilities in Russia, which are members of Rosatom’s consortium of core higher educational institutions. Scholarship will be awarded under the quota of Russian Ministry for Education and Science for Bangladeshis. Human Resources Department of Russia’s state nuclear corporation- Rosatom, Corporate Academy of Rosatom and Bangladesh Atomic Energy... »
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... »