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.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) secures Rs 736 crore order for nuclear steam generators

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited secures Rs 736 crore order for nuclear steam generators

PTI / NUCLEAR ASIA
State-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on Monday said that it has bagged an order worth Rs 736 crore from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for the supply of steam generators to a plant at Gorakhpur in Fatehabad district of Haryana.
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.
Excavation to begin soon for Haryana Nuclear Plant

Excavation to begin soon for Haryana Nuclear Power Plant, first pour of concrete slated in 2019

NUCLEAR ASIA
Excavation is going to begin soon for the Nuclear Power Plant Project in Gorakhpur, Haryana with the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) according excavation clearance for the project.
Considerations for safer and less costly nuclear energy

India has defaulted in cash contribution to ITER: Director General

Nuclear Asia
The machine assembly of the “tokamak” (derived from the Russian words for the “toroidal magnetic confinement” facility invented in Russia) nuclear fusion reactor ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor), or the world’s largest nuclear fusion project, started in Cadarache, France, in the last week of July.

Government gives administrative and financial approval to 10 indigenous 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors

Press Information Bureau
The Government has accorded administrative approval and financial sanction for construction of 10 indigenous 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) in fleet mode.
Indian nuclear reactor at Kaiga sets world record

Indian nuclear reactor at Kaiga sets world record

IANS
The 220 MW atomic power reactor in Unit 1 at Kaiga in Karnataka set a world record among Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) by running continuously for 895 days, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has said.

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