Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill passed

Parliament passed Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill

UNB / NUCLEAR ASIA
Parliament on Wednesday passed the ‘Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill, 2017’ to update the version of the ‘Bangladesh Atomic Commission Order, 1973’ in Bangla.

South Korea to raise nuclear in energy mix to 30% by 2030, restarts work on 2 reactors 

Nuclear Asia
In a reversal of the previous administration’s policy, the South Korean government said last week that it would raise the share of nuclear power generation in the country to at least 30 percent by 2030 and resume construction of the Shin Hanul nuclear power plant (NPP) units 3 and 4.

Indian scientists extract sizeable uranium from seawater

Nuclear Asia
Scientists from India announced last week that they have successfully extracted uranium from natural seawater.
Westinghouse hope to close bankruptcy proceedings by 2018

Westinghouse hopes to close bankruptcy proceedings by 2018

NUCLEAR ASIA
The much anticipated multi-billion dollar deal with the Toshiba-owned Westinghouse​ to construct 6 nuclear power units in India will have some clarity once the company closes its bankruptcy claim filed under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code and this is going to happen sometime in 2018.
Nuclear Waste Management in India is as per IAEA guidelines: Jitendra Singh

Nuclear Waste Management in India is as per IAEA guidelines: Jitendra Singh

NUCLEAR ASIA
The nuclear waste generated in India is stored in specially engineered structures with bore-wells, in accordance with the guidelines of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Welding starts of main circulation pipeline in unit 1 of Turkey’s first nuclear plant 

Nuclear Asia
Welding of the main circulation pipeline has started in unit 1 of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) at Akkuyu being constructed with the assistance of the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom.
Bangladesh needs 60,000 MW power to develop fully

Bangladesh needs 60,000 MW power to develop fully

energybangla.com / Nuclear Asia
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said that Bangladesh has been working towards increasing its power generation capacity as the country needs 60,000 megawatt (MW) electricity to be a developed country by 2041.

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.
Russia launches nuclear-powered ice-breaker for year round access to Arctic

Russia launches nuclear-powered ice-breaker for year round access to Arctic

NUCLEAR ASIA
In a bid to tab the commercial potential of the Arctic Ocean, Russia recently launched a nuclear powered ice-breaker.
Another breakthrough made in fusion research – the W7-X stellarator

EU nuclear safety regulator approves preliminary report on Belarus NPP

Nuclear Asia
The European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group (ENSREG) has approved the preliminary report on the peer review of the new Belarusian nuclear power plant (NPP) in Astravets, the European Union announced on Thursday.

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