Coronavirus and the importance of clean nuclear energy

Resurgence in chemical, bioterrorism big concern post COVID-19: Study

IANS
The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have a mixed impact on terrorism globally in the short-term, according to researchers who stress that lockdown measures will tend to inhibit attacks but terrorist propaganda calling for attacks (while authorities are distracted) will incite some incidents.
Belarus open to cooperation with Bangladesh in nuclear power field

First batch of uranium fuel delivered for Belarus’ first NPP

Nuclear Asia
The first batch of low-enriched uranium nuclear fuel has been delivered to the construction site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant (NPP), according to a release from the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, the builders of the NPP.
First-ever remote vendor inspection undertaken for Finnish NPP

First-ever remote vendor inspection undertaken for Finnish NPP

Nuclear Asia
In view of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and consequent global lockdown, Finland’s nuclear regulator STUK has undertaken a remote inspection of project management by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s subsidiary, RAOS Project, who are the suppliers for the Hanhikivi-1 nuclear power plant (NPP), as per a release.
Russia to build nuclear icebraker for commissioning in 2027

Russia to build nuclear icebraker for commissioning in 2027

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, which operates the world’s only nuclear icebreaker fleet has signed a contract with shipbuilder Zvezda for the construction of a nuclear icebreaker – Leader – according to a statement.
Bangladesh, India inaugurate oil pipeline, railway projects

COVID impact on nuclear construction projects not yet clear

World Nuclear News
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and related government responses could disrupt or delay construction, testing, supervisory and support activities at the Vogtle 3 and 4 construction project, but it is too early to say what those effects will be, Southern Company has told the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
COVID-19: Rosatom subsidiaries start sterilising medical masks

COVID-19: Rosatom subsidiaries start sterilising medical masks

Nuclear Asia
In context of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic raging globally, Sterion JSC, a Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom joint venture in collaboration with a private investor, has signed a contract with Delrus to sterilize more than 58 million medical masks, Rosatom has said.
Belarus open to cooperation with Bangladesh in nuclear power field

Power supply section installed for Belarus NPP unit 2

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced that the first 10 kV power supply section was connected on March 31 to the second unit of the Belarus nuclear power plant (NPP) being built by the company in Ostravets.
Russia to develop physical protection systems for Rooppur N-Plant in Bangladesh

COVID-19: Rosatom ready to produce 3D printing Venturi valves for ventilators

Nuclear Asia
With the world under lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom announced on Wednesday that its subsidiary, Rusatom-Additive Technologies (RusAT) has produced prototypes and is prepared to start 3D printing valves for Venturi oxygen masks, which are an important component of ventilators.
Every 2nd car to be electric one globally in 2050: Study

Every 2nd car to be electric one globally in 2050: Study

IANS
In 2050, every second car on the streets could be electric which would reduce global CO2 emissions by up to 1.
One more step towards the Industry 4.0: ZYFRA Group Becomes a Member of the Industrial Internet Consortium

Discussed an energy deal with India, says Trump

IANS
President Donald Trump said that he discussed an energy deal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their talks.

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