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Non-energy applications of nuclear technology – in healthcare, agriculture, industry 

Nuclear Asia
Atomexpo 2022 — the global nuclear industry’s leading exhibition-cum-business platform organised by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom – held in Sochi, Russia, on November 21–22, featured a roundtable discussion on the “Non-Electric Applications of Nuclear and Radiation Technologies”.

Closed nuclear fuel cycle will allow recycling of spent fuel for an infinite resource base 

Nuclear Asia
The success of the ongoing experiments on closing the nuclear fuel cycle is of utmost importance to the nuclear industry that is faced with the serious challenge of stopping the accumulation of spent fuel and ensuring the recycling of fissionable materials.

TVEL inks contract to supply nuclear fuel components for Egypt’s second research reactor 

Nuclear Asia
Among the various agreements signed at the Atomexpo-2022 in Sochi, Russia, during November 21-22, was one between the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s fuel arm TVEL and the Egyptian Atomic Energy Agency (EAEA) for supplies of low-enriched fuel components to Egypt.

A successful Atomexpo takes place at a time of renaissance of nuclear energy globally 

Nuclear Asia
The 12th edition of Atomexpo — the global nuclear industry’s leading exhibition-cum-business platform organised by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom – which took place this year after a two-year break caused by Covid-19, was a major success both in terms of the number of visitors and business deals signed.

‘Blue economy is the economy of the future’  

Nuclear Asia
The “blue economy”, or ocean economy based on the optimal utilisation of all maritime-related resources, is the economy of the future, was the consensus among the participants at a roundtable on “Blue Economy: Government, Business, and Science for a Sustainable Future” organised at the Atomexpo 2022 International Forum held last week.

‘Nuclear Spring’ – harbinger of a sustainable future 

Nuclear Asia
With nuclear energy currently in a revival mode around the world, the theme of this year’s Atomexpo — the global nuclear industry’s leading exhibition-cum-business platform organised by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom — was “Atomic Spring: Creating a Sustainable Future”.

New fuel technologies would raise efficiency of VVER units like Kudankulam in India 

Nuclear Asia
TVEL, the fuel arm of the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, is developing a series of new fuel technologies that could also help increase the efficiency of the operating units at India’s Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), according to an expert.