Next stage of inner containment installation completed in unit 3 of nuclear plant in Turkey 

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The installation of the second tier of the reactor building’s internal containment has been completed at unit 3 of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant (NPP), being constructed at Akkuyu with the assistance of the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom.

Rosatom taking part in COP 27 climate summit in Egypt

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The Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom is taking part in the ongoing United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) being held at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt from November 6-18.

Global Atomic Quiz to be organised on November 10 to mark World Science Day

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To celebrate the World Science Day on November 10, the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom will once again be conducting an online quiz contest for nuclear enthusiasts worldwide designed to highlight the importance of nuclear technologies in everyday life and to underline the role this clean form of energy plays in preserving our fragile planet.

Nuclear container ship Sevmorput travels Northern Sea Route from St. Petersburg to Vostochny 

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The nuclear container ship Sevmorput sailed the entire water area of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in the Arctic Ocean from St.

Reactor pressure vessel installed in unit 2 of Bangladesh’s first nuclear plant  

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The installation of the reactor pressure vessel for the second unit of the first nuclear power plant (NPP) in Bangladesh has been completed, according to an announcement earlier this week by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom.

Research initiative launched on improving BRICS labour market in energy sector 

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The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) grouping of emerging economies has launched a new research initiative titled “BRICS Approach for Securing Decent Work in the Energy Transition”, according to a Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom release earlier this month.

Bangladesh awards contract to upgrade its gamma irradiation facility to Rosatom

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Bangladesh has awarded a contract to the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom to supply gamma irradiation equipment for treating food and medical products, as well as for research purposes.

Commercial shipping has no significant impact on Arctic marine ecosystems: Study  

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A comprehensive study based on data from 50 monitoring stations in the waters of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) has concluded that commercial shipping currently has no significant impact on marine ecosystems in the Arctic.

Japanese consortium to make new advanced reactor following policy change on nuclear power

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Japanese major Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced last week that it is collaborating with four power utilities in the country to develop a next-generation nuclear power reactor that would be safer than the existing type of pressurised water reactors.

Heat treatment done of reactor vessel for unit 5 of India’s Kudankulam nuclear plant

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The final heat treatment of the reactor vessel for unit 5 of the Kudankulam nuclear power project (KNPP) in India has been completed at a plant in Russia, the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom announced earlier this week.

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