Water terminal ready to receive equipment for construction of Bangladesh's first nuclear plant

Water terminal ready to receive equipment for construction of Bangladesh’s first nuclear plant

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced that the freight water terminal that would receive equipment for Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) being constructed at Rooppur on the east bank of the Padma river became fully operational in the last week of August.
Reactor vessel, steam generator shipment despatched for Bangladesh's first nuclear plant

Reactor vessel, steam generator shipment despatched for Bangladesh’s first nuclear plant

Nuclear Asia
The first reactor vessel and steam generator for Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant (NPP), being constructed at Rooppur, have been shipped out from Russia in late August, the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, who are the equipment suppliers and technical consultants for the project, has announced.
Narora joins select club of Indian nuclear power plants

Narora joins select club of Indian nuclear power plants with two years of continuous operation

IANS
The second 220 MW unit at the Narora Atomic Power Station (NAPS) in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday completed 731 days of continuous safe operation, India’s atomic power plant operator NPCIL said on Tuesday.
India supplying non-critical equipment for Roopur Nuclear Power Plant: Shafiqul Islam

Russian nuclear industry’s 75th anniversary celebrations launched

Nuclear Asia
Celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of Russia’s nuclear industry kicked off on August 20 with various events dedicated the history of the industry and to honour veterans, as well as by unveiling of monuments and memorial plaques to commemorate famous Soviet atomic scientists.
Dry shielding in place for Kudankulam unit 3 reactor vessel, manufacture of steam generator for unit 5 begins

Dry shielding in place for Kudankulam unit 3 reactor vessel, manufacture of steam generator for unit 5 begins

IANS
The third 1,000 MW nuclear power plant coming up in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu reached another milestone with the installation of reactor pressure vessel dry shielding, said Russia’s integrated nuclear power company, Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation.
Russia to ship pipe spools for Kudankulam's main coolant pipeline

Russia to ship pipe spools for Kudankulam’s main coolant pipeline

IANS
Russia’s integrated nuclear power company, Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, on Thursday said it has started shipping pipe spools of the main coolant pipeline (MCP) for the fourth 1,000 MW atomic power plant unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu.
UAE launches Barakah NPP

Another reactor attains criticality amid COVID-19: UAE launches Barakah NPP

Nuclear Asia
Closely following India’s record breaking achievement of launching its first indigenously built reactor in 2020, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become only the second country in the world, amidst the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, to start operations at the Arab world’s first nuclear power plant (NPP).
India-Bangladesh Nuclear Cooperation

World’s largest nuclear fusion project ITER starts machine assembly

Nuclear Asia
The machine assembly of the “tokamak” nuclear fusion reactor ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor), or the world’s largest nuclear fusion project,  started here on July 28, with the launch ceremony marking the start of ITER’s five-year assembly phase, being held online.
Rosatom ships steam generator for Kudankulam nuclear power plant

Rosatom ships steam generator for Kudankulam nuclear power plant

IANS
Russia’s integrated nuclear power company, Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, on Friday said it has shipped a steam generator for the upcoming 1,000 MW atomic power plant in Tamil Nadu’s Kudankulam.
BARC working out cost of research reactor for medical isotopes

BARC working out cost of research reactor for medical isotopes

IANS
The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is in the process of arriving at the cost of nuclear reactor for making medical isotopes under the public-private partnership (PPP) to estimate the investment required, according to K.

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