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Reactor vessel assembly completed for second Belarusian unit

New Nuclear

26 May 2016

Assembled RPV for Ostrovets 2 - 48AEM-Technology has completed assembly of the reactor vessel for the VVER-1200 unit 2 of the Belarus nuclear power plant, in Ostrovets, in the Grodno region. Based in Volgodonsk, Russia, AEM-Technology is part of Atomenergomash, itself a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom.

Russia completes second reactor vessel for Arktika

New Nuclear

09 May 2016

Second vessel for Arktika icebreaker - 48Russia's ZIO-Podolsk has completed assembling the integrated reactor vessel of the second of two 175 MWt reactors for the Arktika icebreaker. The procedure was completed in 19 days, three days fewer than for the same equipment for the first reactor.

Rosatom and KAIF extend cooperation

Corporate

21 April 2016

Rosatom-KAIF MOU - 48The Korea Atomic Industrial Forum has signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate with Rosatom subsidiary Rosatom International Network. The agreement aims to enhance communications between the Russian and Korean nuclear power industries.

Alliance brings Russian fuel to US market

Uranium and Fuel

24 May 2016

Global Nuclear Fuel Americas (GNF-A) and Russian nuclear fuel company TVEL have agreed to work together to introduce Russian-designed pressurized water reactor (PWR) fuel into the USA.

French and Russian nuclear utilities extend collaboration

Corporate

26 April 2016

EDF-Rosenergoatom - April 2016 - 48French utility EDF has signed an agreement to extend its cooperation with Rosenergoatom, the operator of Russia's civil nuclear power plants. The companies will cooperate in reactor operations, decommissioning and waste management.

Russia, Jordan to cooperate on nuclear regulation

Nuclear Policies

18 April 2016

Russia's nuclear regulator and Jordan's Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission recently signed an agreement to cooperate in the field of nuclear and radiation safety regulation.