Rosatom Newsletter

#122

March 2016
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Lead Story
Rosatom kicks off Bolivian nuclear program
Bolivia pins great hopes on a nuclear center to be built by Russia in El Alto, a Bolivian city perched at more than 4,000 meters above the sea level. The center will be a starting point for the national nuclear program and give an impetus to the development of science, medicine and agriculture in the country.
In Brief
Procurements for Hanhikivi-1
AtomKomplekt, a Rosatom Group company, has announced a tender for a turbine generator to be installed at the Russian-designed Hanhikivi-1 nuclear station.
Molybdenum for science
Rosatom's Electrochemical Plant has made the first 10 kg shipment of Mo-100 to Korea for an international project.
Interest in cooperation
According to NPP director Ivan Sidorov, 26 countries want to work with the Beloyarsk nuclear power plant in uranium research and nuclear reactor construction.
Expansion
Hungarian project recognized as transparent
Hungary and the European Union reached an agreement over transparency of the joint Russian-Hungarian project to expand Paks NPP, according to János Lázár, Minister of the Prime Minister's Office.
In Focus
Balakovo NPP: much to surprise
Russian and international auditors confirmed that Balakovo NPP meets the toughest environmental standards.
Technology
Fuel innovations
The Chepetsk Mechanical Plant (CMP, a subsidiary of TVEL Fuel Company) has manufactured the first ba