In yet another demonstration of the benefits of nuclear technology, an international project was launched in South Africa earlier this month that aims to drastically reduce the scourge of rhinoceros poaching by introducing radioisotopes into the horn of rhinos.
In a major bid to make India a global player in nuclear power sector, the Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi led government is contemplating to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the nuclear power area.
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.
Unit 1 of Belarus’ first nuclear power plant, being built with the assistance of the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, reached nominal capacity for the first time earlier this month, that is, started operating at 100 percent capacity during the pilot operation, according to an official statement.
India has revised its two year old Cross-Border Trade of Electricity guideline enabling Bangladesh to import electricity directly from Nepal, Bhutan and other neighboring countries using India’s transmission lines.
The Department of Atomic Energy’s efforts to forge joint ventures with PSUs for building foreign nuclear reactors in the country has received a setback with the Railways declining its offer to enter a partnership for the purpose, a senior government official has said.
One more step towards the Industry 4.0: ZYFRA Group Becomes a Member of the Industrial Internet Consortium
Finland-based ZYFRA Group became a member of The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™), now incorporating OpenFog, the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Earlier this month, the UK government invited offers for making available over 100 hectares of land to set up the world’s first nuclear fusion power station that would supply electricity to the national grid.
India signed an agreement with Bangladesh to provide a USD 4.5 billion credit line for infrastructure projects including Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) and multipurpose container terminal of Paira Port.
National Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences to open Cancer detection using nuclear technology
Bangladesh’s premier medical institute the National Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (NINMAS) is going to set up its own Cyclotron department to bolster its nuclear technology-based cancer diagnosis services.