Russia ships nuclear power equipment for units 3,4 at Kudankulam

Russia ships nuclear power equipment for units 3,4 at Kudankulam

IANS
Global nuclear power major Russia’s Rosatom on Friday said the ship with equipment for two 1,000 MW atomic power plants coming up in Tamil Nadu has left the Saint Petersburg port for India.
Work begins on nuclear fuel fabrication-cum-refabrication 'Project Breakthrough'

Work begins on nuclear fuel fabrication-cum-refabrication ‘Project Breakthrough’

Nuclear Asia
Signalling a major breakthrough in the development of nuclear technology, Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced that it has started the installation of equipment at its under construction fuel fabrication-cum-refabrication unit under construction in the Tomsk region of Siberia.
Reactor support truss installed at Unit 2 of Bangladesh's Rooppur NPP

Reactor support truss installed at Unit 2 of Bangladesh’s Rooppur NPP

Nuclear Asia
A truss, or support structure, for the reactor has been installed in the second unit of Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) at Rooppur, Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom said in a statement.
Zyfra to offer Indian firms digital solutions to reduce COVID-19 risk

Zyfra to offer Indian firms digital solutions to reduce COVID-19 risk

IANS
Finnish-Russian digital solutions provider for heavy industries, Zyfra, on Tuesday announced it will offer Indian companies a comprehensive product to reduce the risk of spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) at industrial and other facilities.
Major stage completed in works of Bangladesh's Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

Major stage completed in works of Bangladesh’s Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear Asia
A significant stage in the construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bangladesh was reached earlier this month with the completion of the closing weld that connects the two halves of the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) being manufactured for unit 1 of the NPP.
World’s only floating nuclear power plant is fully commissioned

World’s only floating nuclear power plant is fully commissioned

Nuclear Asia
The world’s only floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) – Akademic Lomonosov – has been fully commissioned in Pevek, located in the Chukotka region of Russia’s Far East, according to an announcement by the state-run atomic energy corporation Rosatom.
Developed countries should be energy responsible: Tawfiq-E-Elahi Chowdhury

Russia tests unique composite reprocessing equipment

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced that it is testing a unique composite equipment for reprocessing all types of fibrous waste and producing new products out of it.
COVID-19: Rosatom subsidiaries start sterilising medical masks

COVID-19: Russian company sterilises over 20 million masks, 293,000 medical kits

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom is continuing to sterilise medical products to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic , having sterilised over 20.
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.

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