Rosatom Newsletter

#106

October 2015
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Lead Story
New unit every year
With a new reactor to be built each year, Rosatom's plans for Russia are far-reaching. Today we continue the end-of-month tradition of updating our readers on the latest developments at nuclear construction sites.
In Brief
On-site training at Balakovo NPP
Another group of trainees from the Tianwan NPP (China) – second this year – has arrived at the Balakovo nuclear power plant.
Reactor unit for Argentina
Russia can build a new reactor unit at Atucha. It was said by Russian President Vladimir Putin during the video conference with his Argentinean colleague Cristina Kirchner.
Isotopes for international markets
Rosatom holds talks with South Africa, Australia and European countries over isotope deliveries.
Expansion
Focus on overseas projects
Rosatom and Egypt negotiate the first national nuclear station project. Another meeting between Rosatom CEO Sergei Kirienko and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took place in Cairo in October.
Technology
Services for Paks
Rusatom Service will provide maintenance and modernization services to Paks NPP in Hungary.
In Focus
Agreement still in force
Rosatom has not been informed of Ukraine's decision to pull out of the nuclear fuel facility project. Ukrainian Energy Minister Vladimir Demchishin confirmed the country's plans to quit the agreement to construct a facility in Kirovograd, according to the recent media reports.