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AEM-Technologies meets milestone for Rostov 4

New Nuclear

25 February 2015

Rostov 4 steam generator 48The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies has completed a "key stage" in the manufacture of a steam generator for unit 4 of the Rostov nuclear power plant, packing the 11,000 stainless steel heat exchange pipes.

RPV installation work starts at Novovoronezh 7

New Nuclear

23 February 2015

Novovoronezh 2 RPV 48Russian architect-engineer AtomEnergoProekt has started work to install the reactor pressure vessel of the second unit of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant.

Russia, Hungary to cooperate in nuclear staff training

Nuclear Policies

18 February 2015

Russia-Hungary Feb 2015 - 48Russia and Hungary have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the training of nuclear energy personnel.

Russia makes progress with radwaste data management

Waste and Recycling

23 February 2015

Russia has introduced an automated system for the accounting and control of its radioactive substances and waste that encompasses more than 2000 organizations. The system follows an order by state nuclear corporation Rosatom, 113 subsidiaries of which account for 96% of the country's radioactive substances and waste.

Terms of Paks project 'are in order', says Hungarian prime minister

New Nuclear

20 February 2015

Hungary and Russia are "already in the implementation phase" of their project to build two new Russian-designed units at Paks, Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in an interview with Russian newspaper Kommersant. The article was published on the Hungarian government's website today, two days after Russian President Vladimir Putin made an official visit to the country.

Russia develops mobile unit for low-level waste processing

Waste and Recycling

17 February 2015

Mobile LLW processing unit 48Russia's Atomenergomash has developed a unique mobile facility for processing low-level waste.