Rosatom Newsletter

#120

February 2016
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Lead Story
Comprehensive offering for Africa
Rosatom will offer African countries an end-to-end approach to developing nuclear power on the continent and ensuring competitive power generation at Africa's future nuclear stations. This was announced by Viktor Polikarpov, Rosatom’s Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa, at Africa Energy Indaba 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
In Brief
Bushehr project to kick off soon
Construction of two new reactor units at Bushehr will begin soon, Rosatom CEO Sergei Kirienko said last week.
Atomproekt to apply for patents in 36 countries
Atomproekt (an ASE Group company) will patent its inventions in 36 countries.
Hitachi delegation visited ZiO-Podolsk
ZiO-Podolsk (a subsidiary of Atomenergomash, Rosatom's nuclear engineering division) received a delegation from RT-Invest and the Swiss-Japanese company Hitachi Zosen Inova AG.
Expansion
Construction in Belarus runs as planned
Reporters from local and international mass media visited the Belarusian NPP construction site. They were told about the latest on-site developments and plans for the current year.
Science
ECP to make isotopes for a research project
Rosatom will provide the search for ghost particles with isotopes. The Electrochemical Plant (ECP), a Rosatom Group company, will supply molybdenum-100 for the international research project.
Construction
February news from nuclear construction sites
Here is our traditional end-of-month review of the latest developments at nuclear construction sites.