The Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment has last month approved the commissioning of a prototype thorium-fuelled molten-salt reactor (MSR) built by the Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics (SINAP), the construction of which started in September 2018.
Russia is working on mission mode to make year-round navigation a reality along the entire stretch of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in the Arctic Ocean by December 2024.
An Indian team has won an international fishing competition organised by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom which brought together game fishers from 10 countries for the tournament held at the Gulf of Finland earlier this month.
The welding of the steam generator heads for the fifth unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) located in India’s Tamil Nadu state has been completed in Russia, the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom announced earlier this week.
In yet another initiative guided by its policy of environment and biodiversity protection, the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom is partnering with Turkish authorities in a project to monitor and protect the loggerhead sea turtle, the green sea turtle and the Nile softshell sea turtle in the Göksu River Delta Conservation Area in Turkey.
Signalling a first for the European Union, the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (OAH) last week issued the license for the construction of two power units with the Russian-designed state-of-the art Generation 3+ VVER-1200 reactors at the Paks II nuclear power plant (NPP) in Hungary.
More than 7,000 students from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the adjacent union territory of Puducherry took part in the Olympiad competition in mathematics, chemistry and physics titled “Precise Energy 2022” organised last week by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom.
In a significant instance of cooperation involving multiple countries, Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has signed a contract with the Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Company Ltd (KHNP) for the construction of turbine islands for Egypt’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) coming up at El-Dabaa.
The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) next International Ministerial Conference will focus on how nuclear power can help reduce reliance on fossil fuels, ensure energy security and contribute to the clean energy transition, the Vienna-based IAEA announced earlier this month.
Scientists from India announced last week that they have successfully extracted uranium from natural seawater.