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Construction starts on second Bangladeshi reactor

New Nuclear

16 July 2018

Rooppur 2 - first concrete - 48First concrete for the foundation of unit 2 of the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh was poured during a ceremony on 14 July. A construction licence for the Russian-supplied reactor was issued by the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority on 8 July.

Bangladesh issues construction licence for Rooppur unit 2

New Nuclear

09 July 2018

Rooppur_2_licence_(Rosatom)-48The Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission has formally received a design and construction licence for Rooppur unit 2. It received an equivalent licence for unit 1 in November last year and construction work started on that unit soon afterwards.

India to assist in Rooppur implementation

New Nuclear

02 March 2018

Russia-India-Bangladesh - March 2018 - 48Russia, Bangladesh and India yesterday signed a memorandum on cooperation in the implementation of the Rooppur nuclear power plant project. Construction of Bangladesh's first nuclear power reactor, Rooppur 1, officially began in late November 2017.

Rooppur rail link contract signed

Corporate

12 July 2018

A Bangladesh-Indian joint venture is to build a new 26.5 kilometre railway link from the Rooppur nuclear power plant to Ishwardi under a contract signed in Dhaka on 10 July. The contract is to be completed within 18 months.

Rooppur 1 achieves first construction milestone

New Nuclear

05 April 2018

Rooppur 1 basemat complete - 48Russia's Rosatom has completed concreting the foundation of unit 1 of the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh. ASE Group, a subsidiary of the Russian state nuclear corporation, said today the project to build the Asian country's first nuclear power unit was on schedule.

Construction under way at Rooppur 1

New Nuclear

30 November 2017

Rooppur-1_first_concrete_(Rosatom)-48Construction of Bangladesh's first nuclear power reactor, Rooppur 1,has officially begun with the pouring of the first concrete for the VVER-1200 reactor's basemat. Work on the Russian-designed and supplied plant was ceremonially started by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.