TVEL Fuel Company will supply lithium-7 for nuclear power plant in Brazil
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s fuel arm TVEL has won a tender from Brazilian company Eletronuclear to supply more than 100 kg of lithium-7 hydroxide for use in the cooling system of the Angra nuclear power plant (NPP) in Brazil.
Outer containment concreting completed of unit 1 reactor building at Bangladesh nuclear plant
The concreting of the outer containment building of unit 1 of the first nuclear power plant (NPP) in Bangladesh located at Rooppur has been completed in 110 days, 45 days ahead of schedule, the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom announced earlier this month.
Fuel transport gateway installed at unit 1 of first nuclear plant in Bangladesh
The transport lock has been installed in the reactor building of unit 1 of the first nuclear power plant (NPP) in Bangladesh, coming up at Rooppur, according to an announcement earlier this month by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom.
MBIR fast neutron research reactor vessel installed in design position
The vessel of the world’s largest multipurpose fast neutron research reactor (MBIR) was installed last month in its design position at the construction site in Russia, according to an announcement by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom.
No earthquake damage reported at Turkish nuclear power plant under construction
A devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake and aftershocks hit parts of Turkey and neighbouring Syria on February 6, 2023, which has, till date, tragically caused the death of over 46,000 people.
Canada launches new small modular reactor funding programme
In another instance of the renewed interest globally in nuclear energy, the Canadian government has launched a new funding programme to support research and development in the country of small modular reactors (SMR) — the next generation of nuclear technologies.
First nuclear power plant in north India is under construction
The first nuclear power plant (NPP) being built in the northern part of India is coming up in the state of Haryana at Gorakhpur about 150 km north of the national capital, Delhi.
Major lithium deposits found in India for the first time
For the first time, India has found massive lithium deposits in the northern territory of Jammu and Kashmir, according to an official announcement.
Main coolant pipeline welding completed at unit 2 of first nuclear plant in Bangladesh
Welding of the main coolant pipeline (MCP) has been completed at unit 2 of the first nuclear power plant (NPP) in Bangladesh, being constructed at Rooppur, according to an announcement earlier this month by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom.