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IAEA says Bangladesh committed to nuclear safety

IAEA says Bangladesh committed to nuclear safety

Bangladesh is committed to continuous improvement of nuclear and radiation safety, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded. The Integrated Regulatory Review Service mission team identified areas for possible improvements.

Regulation & Safety 15 December 2022


Flushing of safety systems at Rooppur 1

Flushing of safety systems at Rooppur 1

The flushing of the active and passive safety systems with the open reactor is part of the pre-commissioning operations for the first unit at the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh.

New Nuclear 12 December 2022


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Installation begins of outer dome at Rooppur 1

Installation begins of outer dome at Rooppur 1

Work is taking place to install the dome part of the outer containment building for unit 1 at the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh.

New Nuclear 11 November 2022


Bangladesh PM inaugurates Rooppur 2 reactor vessel installation

Bangladesh PM inaugurates Rooppur 2 reactor vessel installation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has hailed the benefits to come at an event coinciding with the installation of the reactor pressure vessel at Rooppur 2, the second unit of Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 20 October 2022


Installation of steam generators under way at Rooppur 2

Installation of steam generators under way at Rooppur 2

Work has begun to install the steam generators for unit 2 of Rooppur, one of two units at what will be the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh.

New Nuclear 14 October 2022


Inner dome concreting under way at Rooppur 2

Inner dome concreting under way at Rooppur 2

The concreting of the inner containment dome of the reactor building of unit 2 at the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh has been started.

New Nuclear 18 August 2022


Containment dome in place at Rooppur 2

Containment dome in place at Rooppur 2

A major lift has put in place the inner dome on the second reactor at Bangladesh's Rooppur project. The work was completed more quickly than the same operation for unit 1 due to experience gained.

New Nuclear 30 June 2022


Bangladesh, South Korea enhance nuclear energy cooperation

Bangladesh, South Korea enhance nuclear energy cooperation

The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission for technological cooperation in nuclear research and development.

Nuclear Policies 25 May 2022


VVER units take shape in Russia and Bangladesh

VVER units take shape in Russia and Bangladesh

The inner dome has been placed on the VVER-TOI reactor under construction in Russia at Kursk-II 2, while a VVER-1200 unit at Rooppur 2 in Bangladesh is approaching the same stage with the placement of its fifth containment ring.

New Nuclear 05 January 2022


Primary circuit welding starts at Rooppur 1

Primary circuit welding starts at Rooppur 1

Welding of the primary circuit has begun at the first unit of Bangladesh's Rooppur nuclear power plant. The work was heralded as "one of the key events in the construction of a nuclear power plant" by Russia's state nuclear company Rosatom, which is building the plant.

New Nuclear 16 December 2021