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Dhaka Monday,  May 21, 2018

Conference For Local Suppliers of Rooppur NPP

EB Report

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 agenda will include design requirements imposed during construction of the facility, tendering procedures and supply terms, logistics and equipment manufacture quality assurance.

“As the general contractor we plan to involve, as much as possible, Bangladeshi enterprises in construction of Rooppur NPP, the largest energy project of the country which has tremendous importance for its economy”, Alexander Khazin, Senior Vice President for International Projects at АSE Group of Companies said.

According to him, at the moment it is necessary to select suppliers of construction materials and equipment, including sand, stone chips, concrete, reinforcement, low-pressure pipelines and rolled steel.

“The main purpose of the conference is to inform Bangladeshi companies about possibilities of participation in the Rooppur NPP project”, Maksim Yelchischev, Vice President for Bangladesh Projects of АSE Group of Companies added. “We would like to cover the market as much as possible. This will not only allow us to optimize costs but also to ensure top quality of the products which is a prerequisite for construction of such a complex facility as a nuclear power plant”.

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