Rosatom Newsletter

#141

August 2016
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Lead Story
Diplomatic Visit to Rosatom Companies
Permanent representatives to international organizations in Vienna made their fourth visit to Russia. Somewhat game-changing, it was the first time ever that ambassadors from 16 countries and representatives of the EU and IAEA had had a chance to see the world's only pair of operating fast neutron reactors and the largest uranium enrichment facility. This was a likely reason for the number of delegates to be a record high.
In Brief
Government Loan for Rooppur
A government loan agreement was signed to finance the construction of a nuclear station in Bangladesh.
Tianwan to Receive $6.5bn in Investments
Investments in the second phase of Russia-supported Tianwan NPP construction project are estimated at 6.492 billion US dollars.
Blasting to Begin off Coast near Hanhikivi-1 in Autumn
Hanhikivi-1 general contractor Titan-2 signed a contract with the Finnish company Terramare to perform blasting and dredging operations to prepare the sea bottom for a cooling water canal, a dock, a mooring and a temporary dam.
Expansion
First commercial construction contracts with Bolivia
ROSATOM and ABEN signs first commercial construction contracts for Nuclear Research and Technology Center in Bolivia.
Technology
Keel Laid for New Generation Nuclear Icebreaker
The keel was laid for the second Project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreaker Ural at the Baltic Shipyard. Elemash manufactured the first batch of innovative nuclear fuel for the new generation nuclear icebreakers.
Interview
Rosatom Helped Overcome Fukushima Syndrome
Vladimir Voronkov, Russia's permanent representative to the international organizations in Vienna, spoke to the news agency RIA Novosti about the visit of the United Nations’ permanent reps to Russia, growing interest towards Russian achievements in the nuclear power industry, and benefits of cooperation between diplomats and nuclear experts.