Rosatom Newsletter

#165

March 2017
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Lead Story
Heading for New Horizons
Along with its conventional lines of business, Rosatom seeks opportunities on new markets. By 2030, new businesses are expected to make at least 30% of the company's consolidated revenue. NDExpo 2017 forum hosted in Moscow on 20–22 March gave much of its focus to developing new businesses of the Russian state-owned nuclear corporation. You will find out in this issue of Rosatom Newsletter why new products are so important for Rosatom. More details on the forum will be given in the next issue.
In Brief
Rosatom to Cooperate with AYNG
ROSATOM America Latina and the Argentine Youth Nuclear Generation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of peaceful atomic energy use on the sidelines of the 2nd Nuclear Industry Summit Latin America (NISLA 2017).
Stator Mounted at Belarus Nuclear Plant
A generator stator has been installed in the turbine island of Belarus Unit 1.
Construction
Iran: Construction Kicked Off
March 14, 2017 saw the start of works implemented directly at the Bushehr-2 NPP construction site in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Technology
Nuclear Casks of the Future
Today, Russia uses TUK special nuclear casks to transport spent nuclear fuel. Focusing on reliability and safety as key parameters, Russian engineers continue their efforts to modernize existing TUKs and develop new designs of nuclear casks.