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Belarus adopts radwaste strategy

Waste and Recycling

09 June 2015

Belarus has adopted a radioactive waste management strategy for its first nuclear power plant under construction near Ostrovets. The country's council of ministers adopted a resolution outlining the strategy on 2 June. The document was published on the National Legal Internet Portal last week. The resolution entered into force after its official publication.

Core catcher delivered to Belarusian plant

New Nuclear

19 November 2014

Ostrovets 2 core catcher 48The core catcher for unit 2 of the nuclear power plant at Ostrovets in Belarus has been delivered to the construction site, Atomenergomash said yesterday.

Biosphere reserve for Chernobyl

Energy and Environment

07 August 2014

Pripyat wildlife 48Ukraine expects to prepare soon a draft presidential decree on establishing a biosphere reserve in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

Belarus project unaffected by fall in rouble against euro, says ministry

New Nuclear

12 March 2015

Belarusia's energy ministry has rejected media reports that claim changes in the value of the Russian rouble against the euro have negatively impacted its project with Russia to build a nuclear power plant at Ostrovets.

Ostrovets plant meets construction safety rules

New Nuclear

07 November 2014

Ganz EEM pipes for Ostrovets plant 48Belarusian regulator Gosatomnadzor has found that all the required safety measures are in place for the construction of the country's first nuclear power plant.

Core catcher on its way to Belarus 2

New Nuclear

31 July 2014

Ostrovets 1 core catcher 48The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technology has started preparing the core melt trap, or core catcher, for shipment to the site of the Belarus nuclear power plant, near Ostrovets.