NPP construction in Russia never stops. Grand program means great tasks. The work is going at full swing on Novovoronezh, Rostov and Leningrad-2 NPPs. The process is going on at Baltic NPP as well. The second priority is Kursk and Smolensk stations. By the year 2016 the installation works of the 11—13 blocks construction sites will be at their peak, while four – six blocks are expected to move to the launching stage. Let’s look through the events that have recently taken place on the construction sites.
Arnaud Devred visited CMP
Representative of the ITER International Organization Arnaud Devred paid a working visit to the Chepetsky Mechanical Plant (CMP)
The biggest and mightiest atomic icebreaker in the world will be built by the Baltic Shipyard for Rosatom. The state customer of the construction will be Rosatom while Atomflot is the developer. With the construction of a new icebreaker Russia confirms its title of the world’s largest ice breaking empire with a special advantage – no one else in the world can boast to have atomic icebreakers. It is not only the prestige of the fleet, but of the whole country.
Science sets the pace
Technology development is the direction that sets the pace to construction. The designer cannot choose to use new technology without an appropriate regulatory and technical document. For this purpose SRO provides a committee on innovative technologies.
A New Engineering Division in Rosatom is Ready to Compete with Foreign Players
Rosatom engineering business recently gained a new look. To improve the efficiency of nuclear engineering they decided to merge two companies – Nizhniy Novgorod Atomenergoproekt and “Atomstroyexport”. The decision has various reasons.