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Basemat of Turkey's Akkuyu 1 completed

Basemat of Turkey's Akkuyu 1 completed

Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom has announced completion of the basemat for the nuclear island buildings of unit 1 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey. Meanwhile the European Parliament has voted to suspend EU accession negotiations with Turkey and has reportedly called for cancellation of the Akkuyu project.

New Nuclear 14 March 2019


General contract signed for Tianwan Phase IV

General contract signed for Tianwan Phase IV

The general contract has been signed for the construction of two further Russian-supplied reactors at the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province. In addition, a technical design contract was signed for a second pair of reactors at the Xudabao site in Liaoning province.

New Nuclear 12 March 2019


Russia, Rwanda plan joint work on education and public acceptance

Russia, Rwanda plan joint work on education and public acceptance

Rosatom, Russia's state nuclear corporation, and the Ministry of Infrastructure of Rwanda have signed two memoranda of cooperation on education and personnel training and on developing public acceptance of nuclear energy.

Nuclear Policies 01 March 2019


Fuel loading completed at Novovoronezh II-2

Fuel loading completed at Novovoronezh II-2

Rosenergoatom, the operator subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has announced the completion of fuel loading at unit 2 of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant in southwest Russia.

New Nuclear 25 February 2019


Russia starts Novovoronezh II-2 fuel loading

Russia starts Novovoronezh II-2 fuel loading

Rosenergoatom, the operator subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has announced that initial fuel loading started yesterday as planned at unit 2 of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant in southwest Russia.

New Nuclear 20 February 2019


Russia's Kola plant completes second WANO review

Russia's Kola plant completes second WANO review

The Kola nuclear power plant in Russia has completed its second peer review with the World Association of Nuclear Operators. The review was conducted on 11-15 February by WANO's Moscow Centre.

Regulation & Safety 19 February 2019


Cooperation agreement for Rosatom and Russian Academy

Cooperation agreement for Rosatom and Russian Academy

Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom and the Russian State Academy of Sciences are to cooperate on joint scientific, technical and innovative activities in areas including nuclear energy, nuclear medicine and other areas under an agreement signed in Moscow on 7 February.

Nuclear Policies 11 February 2019


Concreting milestone at second Leningrad-II unit

Concreting milestone at second Leningrad-II unit

Concreting of the inner containment structure of the reactor building of unit 2 of the Leningrad Phase II nuclear power plant in northwest Russia has been completed, state nuclear corporation Rosatom announced yesterday.

New Nuclear 05 February 2019


Rosatom starts testing accident-tolerant fuel for LWRs

Rosatom starts testing accident-tolerant fuel for LWRs

The first Russian-made experimental nuclear fuel assemblies based on accident-tolerant fuel for light water reactors have been loaded for testing into the water loops of the MIR research reactor at the State Research Institute of Atomic Reactors in Dimitrovgrad.

Uranium & Fuel 29 January 2019


TVEL to supply fuel pellets for Tarapur

TVEL to supply fuel pellets for Tarapur

TVEL, the fuel manufacturer subsidiary of Russia’s Rosatom, has signed a contract with India’s Department of Atomic Energy for supplies of uranium fuel pellets for the Tarapur boiling water reactors.

Uranium & Fuel 28 January 2019