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Decree allows further development at Russian ISL project

Decree allows further development at Russian ISL project

Further development of the Khokhlovskoye uranium deposit in the Kurgan region of Russia can proceed after the Russian government classified sites within JSC Dalur's existing licence as "industrial land". The government decree was issued after a public inquiry where local residents approved amendments to municipal land use rules.

Uranium & Fuel 18 January 2022


Latest Kudankulam components in preparation

Latest Kudankulam components in preparation

Main components for India's Kudankulam unit 6 are being manufactured in Russia. Construction of the VVER-1000 reactor officially began one month ago.

New Nuclear 13 January 2022


Reprocessing contract signed for fast reactor complex

Reprocessing contract signed for fast reactor complex

A contract has been signed to design the used fuel reprocessing module of the Pilot Demonstration Energy Complex facility under construction at Seversk in Russia.

Waste & Recycling 11 January 2022


Nuclear icebreaker Sibir enters service

Nuclear icebreaker Sibir enters service

Rosatom subsidiary Atomflot has accepted delivery of the Sibir, its newest nuclear-powered icebreaker. The twin-reactor vessel was officially handed over by the Baltic Shipyard which built it.

New Nuclear 06 January 2022


VVER units take shape in Russia and Bangladesh

VVER units take shape in Russia and Bangladesh

The inner dome has been placed on the VVER-TOI reactor under construction in Russia at Kursk-II 2, while a VVER-1200 unit at Rooppur 2 in Bangladesh is approaching the same stage with the placement of its fifth containment ring.

New Nuclear 05 January 2022


TVEL starts PWR fuel fabrication at Novosibirsk

TVEL starts PWR fuel fabrication at Novosibirsk

TVEL has launched a new fabrication facility for pressurised water reactor fuel at the Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant site in Russia. The facility will enable Rosatom's fuel division to supply modified versions of its TVS-K nuclear fuel to PWR plants around the world, the company said.
 

Uranium & Fuel 29 December 2021


Equipment for deconversion arrives at Zheleznogorsk

Equipment for deconversion arrives at Zheleznogorsk

The first equipment has arrived at a deconversion plant being built by Russia's Rosatom and France's Orano in eastern Siberia. The plant is part of a long-term project to manage and make use of depleted uranium stocks in Russia.

Waste & Recycling 23 December 2021


First batch of REMIX fuel begins trial

First batch of REMIX fuel begins trial

The first full assemblies of a new kind of nuclear fuel have been loaded into Russia's Balakovo 1 for a five-year trial. Rosatom's REMIX fuel promises to close the fuel cycle using today's light-water reactors.

Uranium & Fuel 22 December 2021


Kursk 1 retires

Kursk 1 retires

After 45 years of power generation, the first reactor at Russia's Kursk nuclear power plant was permanently shut down on 19 December. Plant owner and operator Rosenergoatom celebrated its achievements and looked forward to new units under construction to replace it.

Corporate 21 December 2021


Kolichikan uranium deposit drilled

Kolichikan uranium deposit drilled

The first well has been drilled at the Kolichikan uranium deposit in Russia's Republic of Buryatia, near the border with Mongolia. It will be an in-situ leach uranium mine with around 237 wells.

Uranium & Fuel 10 December 2021