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Components ready for fifth Kudankulam unit

Components ready for fifth Kudankulam unit

Major equipment for India's Kudankulam 5 is complete at the factory of the Russian supplier, Atommash. The reactor pressure vessel was assembled in a trial and the pressuriser passed crucial tests.

New Nuclear 26 January 2023


Construction starts for Russian medical isotopes plant 

Construction starts for Russian medical isotopes plant 

The aim is to have production lines operating at the plant in Obninsk by 2025, supplying products for the diagnosis and treatment of patients, including a wide range of cancers. Rosatom says it will ensure Russia's sovereignty in the production of radiopharmaceuticals.

New Nuclear 24 January 2023


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MBIR gets its reactor vessel

MBIR gets its reactor vessel

The reactor vessel for the MBIR multipurpose sodium-cooled fast neutron research reactor under construction in Dmitrovgrad in Russia was set in place on 18 January, Rosatom announced.

New Nuclear 20 January 2023


IAEA teams in place at Ukraine's nuclear plants

IAEA teams in place at Ukraine's nuclear plants

The International Atomic Energy Agency's newly-established missions at Ukraine's nuclear power plants are not just symbolic, but signify the presence of internationally renowned experts who "will provide advice and technical support at this very difficult time", IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said.

Regulation & Safety 19 January 2023


TVEL supplies fuel to Belarusian nuclear plant

TVEL supplies fuel to Belarusian nuclear plant

TVEL delivered nuclear fuel produced by Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant to the Belarusian nuclear power plant at Ostrovets in accordance with a bilateral contract agreed in 2017 - deliveries of nuclear fuel for the initial loading and the first refueling for each unit were included in the general construction contract.

Uranium & Fuel 18 January 2023


IAEA Ukraine mission aims to help safety and security

IAEA Ukraine mission aims to help safety and security

International Atomic Energy Agency experts are being permanently stationed at Ukraine's nuclear power plants, and Chernobyl, "to provide assistance in nuclear safety and security" as the Russia-Ukraine war continues.

Regulation & Safety 16 January 2023


IAEA's Grossi and the Pope discuss nuclear issues

IAEA's Grossi and the Pope discuss nuclear issues

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said there had been progress on a safety zone at Zaporizhzhia, but added that the "negotiating table has got bigger", with military officials involved. He gave the update in an interview after an audience with Pope Francis in which the two spoke about the peaceful uses of nuclear technology, as well as non-proliferation.

Regulation & Safety 13 January 2023


Hungary expects Paks II by 2032, plans fresh Paks operating extension

Hungary expects Paks II by 2032, plans fresh Paks operating extension

Hungary's Energy Minister Csaba Lantos said the Paks II plant is now expected to be completed in 2032, which would be two years later than previously suggested.

New Nuclear 09 January 2023


In pictures: Inner dome in place as Akkuyu aims for 2023

In pictures: Inner dome in place as Akkuyu aims for 2023

President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan and Russia's Vladimir Putin discussed progress on building Turkey's first nuclear power plant as the latest landmark saw the inner containment dome installed in the design position at Akkuyu unit 1.

New Nuclear 06 January 2023


Draft design for molten-salt research reactor plant in Russia

Draft design for molten-salt research reactor plant in Russia

Russia's NA Dollezhal Research and Development Institute of Power Engineering has completed the draft design for a research reactor with a circulating molten salt fuel due to be built at the Federal State Unitary Enterprise Mining and Chemical Combine in Krasnoyarsk region.

New Nuclear 06 January 2023