Rosatom Newsletter

#117

February 2016
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Lead Story
Kozloduy to live longer
Rusatom Service (a Rosatom Group company) will help extend the service life of Kozloduy NPP up to 60 years. The company was awarded a contract to carry out a feasibility study for the life extension of Bulgaria's only nuclear station in a consortium with Risk Engineering, a local vendor.
In Brief
EMSS to make billets for Thyssen Krupp AG
Energomashspetstal (EMSS, a subsidiary of Atomenergomash, Rosatom's nuclear engineering division) will manufacture steel billets for Thyssen Krupp AG, a global industry major.
India: a go-ahead to construction
The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) of India gave a go-ahead to start the construction of Kudankulam Unit 3 and 4 with Russia's involvement, said the NPP site director R. S. Sundar.
Bushehr ready for construction
Iran plans to begin the construction of two more reactor units near Bushehr (Southern Iran) in the months to come, says Ali Akbar Salehi who heads the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.
A leader in inventions
Rosatom filed the largest number of patent applications, more than any other Russian company in 2015, says the website of the Russian patent agency.
Construction
One more reactor for Belarus
Atommash (Rosatom's nuclear engineering company) finished the welding of the lower semi-vessel for VVER-1200 reactor to be installed at Belarusian NPP Unit 2. It was a key stage of the reactor manufacturing process.
Events
Quality seminar by Areva and Elemash
Areva and Elemash (a subsidiary of TVEL Fuel Company) continue expanding their partnership and improving the product quality. The partners organized a quality seminar at Elemash.
In Focus
Finnish experts praised quality of heat exchangers
Fennovoima representatives visited the Kalinin NPP to acquaint themselves with the nuclear station heat exchanging equipment.