Rosatom Newsletter

#124

March 2016
all issues
Lead Story
Reactor startup and other news
The reactor startup process was launched at Novovoronezh NPP Unit 6, the world's first unit based on an innovative VVER-1200 reactor. You will find more about the startup and other news from Russian nuclear construction sites in our regular report.
In Brief
U1 to carry out research at Mkuju River
Uranium One, an international mining division of Rosatom State Corporation, carries out research to determine applicability of in-situ leaching (ISL) method in Nyota uranium deposit development, the key asset of the Mkuju River Project, Tanzania.
Loan not drawn down yet
Hungary will not draw down a €10bn loan provided by Russia to finance construction of new reactors at Paks NPP until the European Commission makes its final decision on the project.
Meeting in Ethiopia
At a meeting with Ethiopia's Minister of Science and Technology Ato Abiy Ahmed, Rosatom's Deputy CEO Nikolai Spassky held a detailed and engaged discussion about the prospects of civil nuclear cooperation.
SNIIP systems supplied to China
The Scientific and Engineering Center (SNIIP) has manufactured monitoring and control systems for Tianwan NPP Unit 3 (China).
In Focus
RosEnergoAtom named the most efficient
RosEnergoAtom, an operator of Russian nuclear stations, has been recognized as the best generating company in Russia.
Expansion
Nuclear stations welcome partners
Russian nuclear stations are developing cooperation with foreign partners. The Kola NPP hosted delegations from Sweden and Armenia in late March; Novovoronezh NPP organized training for nuclear professionals from 5 countries.