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Vessel installed at unit 2 of Novovoronezh II

New Nuclear

30 March 2015

Novovoronezh II 2 RPV installed 48The reactor pressure vessel has been installed at unit 2 of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant, Russian architect-engineer AtomEnergoProekt said today. Installation was carried out in two stages.

Russia, Myanmar reaffirm nuclear cooperation

New Nuclear

26 March 2015

Russia and Myanmar have agreed to cooperate in nuclear energy, Rosatom said today, during the first of a two-day working visit to the Southeast Asian country by its deputy director general Nikolay Spassky.

Urenco expansion poses no environmental impact, says US NRC

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

19 March 2015

The US Nuclear Regulation Commission (NRC) has found no significant environmental impact from a proposed expansion of capacity for the Urenco USA uranium enrichment facility with the flexibility to use depleted uranium feedstock.

Construction starts on Hongyanhe 5

New Nuclear

30 March 2015

Hongyanhe 5 first concrete 48China has resumed construction of new nuclear power plant projects after a hiatus of 15 months. Construction of the fifth unit of the Hongyanhe plant in Liaoning province began yesterday.

Russia and Jordan agree $10 billion construction project

New Nuclear

25 March 2015

Russia and Jordan have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the construction and operation of the Middle Eastern country's first nuclear power plant. The document was signed yesterday by Sergey Kirienko, Rosatom director general and Khaled Toukan, chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission.

USA’s uranium processing facility achieves site readiness

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

17 March 2015

The Uranium Processing Facility project in Tennessee has celebrated its first major milestone with the completion of site readiness work, the National Nuclear Security Administration has said.