Coal power plants in India flouting emission control norms

Vacuum pressure impregnation completed of ITER’s poloidal field coil PF1

Nuclear Asia
The smallest poloidal field magnet —PF1— of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), or the world’s largest nuclear fusion project currently being assembled at Cadarache, France, has successfully undergone vacuum pressure resin impregnation at the Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard in St.
BARC working out cost of research reactor for medical isotopes

EU nuclear safety regulator approves preliminary report on Belarus NPP

Nuclear Asia
The European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group (ENSREG) has approved the preliminary report on the peer review of the new Belarusian nuclear power plant (NPP) in Astravets, the European Union announced on Thursday.
Indian government alert on scams involving products making false claims of radioactive properties

Indian government alert on scams involving products making false claims of radioactive properties

Nuclear Asia
The Indian government has been periodically cautioning against scamsters in the country selling fake equipment that they claim contains radioactive material with the aim of cheating gullible people out of large sums of money, the Minister for Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh said earlier this month.
Plant launched in Russia to produce fuel for China's CFR-600 fast neutron reactor

Plant launched in Russia to produce fuel for China’s CFR-600 fast neutron reactor

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s fuel arm TVEL has launched a production site for fabricating fuel for China’s flagship fast neutron reactor project, the CFR-600.
India's first indigenously built 700 MW reactor connected to grid

Unit 3 construction begins of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced the start of construction earlier this month on the third unit of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) at Akkuyu.
Nitride fuel developed for Russia's BREST-OD-300 fast neutron reactor

Nitride fuel developed for Russia’s BREST-OD-300 fast neutron reactor

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s fuel arm TVEL has developed a fuel rod design based on nitride uranium-plutonium (MNUP) fuel for the BREST-OD-300 fast neutron reactor, Rosatom announced last week.

Indian Parliament takes stock of country’s civilian nuclear power capacity

Nuclear Asia
As the Indian Parliament began its first session in 2021, it was time for stock taking, including of the nuclear sector.
India's much delayed fast breeder reactor costs exceed budget, likely completion in October 2022

India’s much delayed fast breeder reactor costs exceed budget, likely completion in October 2022

Nuclear Asia
The expenditure till date on India’s much delayed first pressurised fast breeder reactor (PFBR), being set up at the Madras Atomic Power Station at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu state, has already exceeded the budgeted estimate by over Rs 500 crore (around $69 million), according to the country’s Atomic Energy Minister Jitendra Singh.
Westinghouse Electric in talks to build 6 nuclear reactors in India

Westinghouse Electric in talks to build 6 nuclear reactors in India

Nuclear Asia
The Indian government is currently engaged in techno-commercial discussions with the US-based Westinghouse Electric Company to finalise a project proposal for setting up six nuclear power reactors with a capacity of 1208 MW each at Kovvada in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

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