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Q&A: Rusatom Overseas President Evgeny Pakermanov

Q&A: Rusatom Overseas President Evgeny Pakermanov

The nuclear technology research and development centre Russia is building in the Bolivian city of El Alto will serve as a model not only for Latin America but for the global nuclear industry, Rusatom Overseas President Evgeny Pakermanov said in an interview with World Nuclear News. Rusatom Overseas is a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, which in July announced the start of construction works for a research reactor facility at the CNTRD.

Perspectives 11 August 2021


Construction starts on Bolivian research reactor complex

Construction starts on Bolivian research reactor complex

Russia's Rosatom has launched construction works for a research reactor facility in Bolivia, which is part of a nuclear technology research and development centre in the city of El Alto. A ceremony held yesterday to mark the pouring of first concrete was attended by Bolivian President Luis Alberto Arce Catacora and Rosatom First Deputy Director General for Corporate Development and International Business Kirill Komarov.

New Nuclear 27 July 2021


Largest IAEA operation to remove disused sources

Largest IAEA operation to remove disused sources

Source container shipment from Paraguay - 48The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has helped remove 27 disused highly radioactive sources - mainly used for medical purposes such as treating cancer and sterilising instruments - from five South American countries. It was the largest such project facilitated by the IAEA in terms of both the number of sources and countries involved.

Regulation & Safety 01 May 2018


Russia and Bolivia strengthen nuclear training and public acceptance

Russia and Bolivia strengthen nuclear training and public acceptance

Rosatom and the ministry of hydrocarbons and energy of Bolivia have signed a memorandum on personnel training and education in nuclear power, and a separate memorandum to cooperate on public acceptance projects. Announcing the agreements today, the Russian state nuclear corporation said the framework for cooperation had thus been set in two key areas of Bolivia's nuclear power program.

New Nuclear 11 July 2016


Bolivia set to build nuclear research centre

Bolivia set to build nuclear research centre

A nuclear technology research and development centre is to be constructed in the Bolivian city of El Alto with Russian assistance, the country's president Evo Morales announced yesterday.

New Nuclear 30 October 2015


Russia, Bolivia agree to cooperate in nuclear energy

Russia, Bolivia agree to cooperate in nuclear energy

Russia-Bolivia - October 2015 - 48Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear corporation, today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Bolivian ministry of hydrocarbons and energy on cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy. The document was signed by Sergey Kirienko, Rosatom director general, and Luis Alberto Sanchez, Bolivia's energy minister.

Nuclear Policies 08 October 2015


Argentina, Bolivia sign agreement to develop nuclear energy

Argentina, Bolivia sign agreement to develop nuclear energy

Argentina and Bolivia have signed a cooperation agreement to promote and develop infrastructure and institutions for the peaceful use of nuclear energy, the Bolivian ministry of hydrocarbons and energy said on 28 March.

Nuclear Policies 31 March 2015


Bolivia plans investment in nuclear

Bolivia plans investment in nuclear

Evo Morales 48Bolivia is to invest more than $2 billion in the development of nuclear energy over the next decade, the country's president has announced.

Nuclear Policies 03 October 2014