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Rosatom gets regulator license to build land-based small modular reactors

Rosatom gets regulator license to build land-based small modular reactors

Nuclear Asia
The Russian nuclear regulator, the Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision (Rostekhnadzor), has granted a license to Rusatom Overseas allowing the company to build nuclear installations at nuclear power plants, Rusatom’s parent company the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom announced earlier this week.
China poised to unveil world’s first prototype molten salt reactor

China poised to unveil world’s first prototype molten salt reactor

Nuclear Asia
China is poised to unveil the design for a commercial molten salt reactor (MSR) that uses thorium as fuel, according to a report by the South China Morning Post.
Construction begins on Unit 4 of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant

Construction begins on Unit 4 of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant

Nuclear Asia
Construction work has started on the fourth unit of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) at Akkuyu, according to Akkuyu Nuclear, which is a subsidiary of the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom.
IAEA’s nuclear energy events in lead up to Pre-COP26 meet on climate change

IAEA’s nuclear energy events in lead up to Pre-COP26 meet on climate change

Nuclear Asia
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has announced that it will organise three webinars in connection with the pre-Conference of Parties (COP)26 climate change meeting to be held in Italy next month.

Rosatom launches exhibition on travel featuring designers, photographers

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom in collaboration with Russia’s State Tretyakov Gallery and the Moscow Design Museum launched an exhibition in Moscow earlier this month titled “Collection of Impressions.

Northern Transit Corridor to be developed between Asia and Europe

Nuclear Asia
The United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based port operator DP World announced last week that it has tied up with Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom to develop the Northern Transit Corridor as a viable and sustainable route between Asia and Europe.

India crosses its nuclear power generation target for the April-June quarter of 2021

Nuclear Asia
India has achieved its target of nuclear power generation for the first quarter (April-June) of the current financial year 2021-22, the nation’s Parliament was informed earlier this week.