Rosatom Newsletter

#133

June 2016
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Lead Story
Atomexpo breaks record
With over 5,000 visitors in three days, Atomexpo broke the last year's record of 4,131 people. This year the Forum attracted the highest ever number of participants – 5,008 guests from 55 countries against 48 countries last year – and was for the first time attended by representatives of Bolivia, Guatemala, Greece, Zimbabwe and Namibia.
In Brief
Reactor for the super icebreaker
The shell of the second steam generator to be installed in the reactor unit for the new generation Arktika flagship nuclear icebreaker has successfully passed hydraulic tests at ZiO-Podolsk (a subsidiary of Atomenergomash, Rosatom's nuclear engineering division).
Construction permit for Kursk-2
The Russian nuclear regulator Rostechnadzor issued a construction license for Kursk NPP-2.
Nuclear engineering for the Czech Republic
EnergoMashSpetsStal received a new order from the Czech Republic.
In Focus
Nuclear construction on a massive scale
A new record was set at Rostov NPP Unit 4, now under construction, as welding at the main circulation circuit was completed in the shortest time possible.
Expansion
Russia, Korea expand cooperation in science
The Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (RIAR, part of Rosatom's research and development division) develops its international contacts. RIAR has recently signed a memorandum on scientific and technological cooperation with the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI).
Technology
3D printer by Rosatom
Rosatom presented its new breakthrough product at Atomexpo 2016 – the first Russian 3D metal printer designed by the Central Research Institute for Machine Building Technology (part of Rosatom's nuclear engineering division).