S.Korea, Russia to bolster cooperation in nuclear energy sector

IANS
South Korea and Russia agreed to expand their cooperation in developing reliable atomic technology, including the safe dismantling of nuclear plants, the science ministry has said.

Russia commissions new nuclear-powered icebreaker ‘Sibir’

Nuclear Asia
Russia has commissioned a new nuclear-powered icebreaker named Sibir, the first in a series of such icebreakers being constructed under its “Project 22220”, which will help keep the Northern Sea Route open for year-round shipping through the Arctic, Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced.

TVEL launches facility to make TVS-K fuel for pressurised water reactors

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s fuel arm, TVEL Fuel Company (TVEL), has launched the new fabrication facility for manufacturing the TVS-Kvadrat (TVS-K) nuclear fuel for pressurised water reactors (PWRs) at the Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant located in Siberia.

Construction begins of unit 6 in India’s Kudankulam nuclear power plant

Nuclear Asia
The construction of unit 6 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, being built with the assistance of the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, was officially launched earlier this week with the first concreting in the foundation slab of the reactor building, Rosatom has announced.

Fuel loading starts in unit 2 of first nuclear power plant in Belarus

Nuclear Asia
Fuel loading has started in unit 2 of the first nuclear power plant (NPP) in Belarus, according to an official statement.

Rosatom hosting “Breakthrough Technologies for a Sustainable Future” event at EXPO in Dubai

Nuclear Asia
At the ongoing EXPO 2020 in Dubai, UAE, the Russian atomic energy corporation Rosatom is hosting a week-long programme titled “Breakthrough Technologies for a Sustainable Future” from January 17-24, 2022.

Concreting completed of inner containment of unit 2 in Bangladesh’s first nuclear plant

Nuclear Asia
Concreting of the fifth tier of the inner containment of the reactor building at unit 2 of Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) at Rooppur has been completed, according to a statement by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom.

Manufacture of reactor, steam generators for India’s Kudankulam NPP starts in Russia

Nuclear Asia
The manufacture of the nuclear reactor and steam generators for the sixth unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in India has started in Volgodonsk, Russia, at the facility of Atommash, a subsidiary of the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, according to an official statement.

Rosatom hosts Small Modular Reactors Day at Dubai EXPO, several agreements signed

Nuclear Asia
As part of its week-long programme “Breakthrough Technologies for a Sustainable Future” organised from January 17-24, 2022, at the ongoing EXPO 2020 in Dubai, the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom hosted a key event on January 20 titled Small Modular Reactors Day.

Largest container terminals in Azov-Black Sea region switch fully to wind energy

Nuclear Asia
In a landmark development on the New Year for Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s renewable energy business, its wind power division, NovaWind, began supplying wind-generated electricity to DeloPorts from January 1, 2022, with the latter switching its KSK and NUTEP container terminals to electricity generated fully at wind farms.