Rosatom Newsletter

#103

October 2015
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Lead Story
A new step towards the closed fuel cycle
On the 28th of September, which is celebrated in Russia as the Nuclear Industry Day, Rosatom's Mining and Chemical Plant in Krasnoyarsk Krai started commercial production of MOX fuel – a fuel for nuclear reactors of the future.
In Brief
New market prospects
Atomenergomash, Rosatom's nuclear engineering division, signed a memorandum of understanding with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd.
Sharing expertise
Rosenergoatom (a Russian operator of nuclear power plants) presented NPP monitoring and control technologies at the MCMD & MPMM 2015 conference in Oulu, Finland.
New partner in Latin America
The Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs approved an agreement with Russia on peaceful uses of nuclear power.
In Focus
Rosatom continues RRRFR
Rosatom continues the Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return (RRRFR) Program. The first shipment of liquid radioactive waste from the IIN-3M reactor in Uzbekistan was transported by an aircraft.
Technology
Success in fusion
Russia completed deliveries of toroidal field superconductors for the ITER project.
Interview
Managing the nuclear legacy
Over the last years the Russian nuclear industry made a massive nationwide effort to manage the Soviet nuclear legacy. Oleg Kryukov, Rosatom Director for Public Policy on Radioactive Waste, Spent Nuclear Fuel and Nuclear Decommissioning, spoke to the RIA Novosti news agency about environmental safety technologies used in the national nuclear industry.