Rosatom Newsletter

#131

May 2016
all issues
Lead Story
Kudankulam 2: fuel loaded
The reactor start-up process has begun at the Russian-designed Kudankulam Unit 2 in India as fresh fuel was loaded into the reactor core.
In Brief
Rosatom provided spare parts for repairs at Kozloduy
The Central Design Bureau of Machine Building (a subsidiary of Atomenergomash) has manufactured circulation pump components (fixture elements, rubber and metal gaskets) for the Kozloduy NPP.
Heat exchanger parts shipped to Kazakhstan
ZiO-Podolsk, a mechanical engineering specialist, has shipped two steam heat exchanger sections to the Zhambyl Thermal Power Station in Kazakhstan.
EMSS to produce components for wind generators
EnergoMashSpetsStal (EMSS, a subsidiary of Atomenergomash) signed another contract with AH Industries (Denmark) to manufacture rotor shafts for MM92 wind turbines.
Agreement with Bolivia takes effect
The Russian-Bolivian agreement on peaceful uses of nuclear power has come into force.
Construction
Belarus to receive a steam generator
Rosatom’s engineering division passed another milestone in the equipment production for the Belarusian NPP.
Technology
Tritium removal plant for Fukushima
A pilot tritium removal plant proved effective during a series of tests. The plant was developed by Rosatom for Fukushima-1.
Expansion
Isotopes for export
Rosatom and Brazil are expanding cooperation in the field of nuclear medicine. Rosatom's subsidiary Izotop has started shipments of iodine-131 to Brazil.