Rosatom Newsletter

#142

August 2016
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Lead Story
Kudankulam-1 Handed Over to India
The ceremonial handover of Kudankulam-1 to the people of India took place in mid-August, marking yet another milestone in the nuclear cooperation between Russia and India. The parties continue working on the second and third phases of the Kudankulam project, with other Indian sites to follow.
In Brief
International Nuclear Medicine Conference in Kyrgyzstan
Rosatom's Research Institute of Applied Physics and Automation in association with the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic will hold the 3rd Radiation Technologies and Nuclear Medicine conference in Kyrgyzstan on 11–13 October.
Indian Steelmakers Appreciate CMP Products
The Chepetsk Mechanical Plant (a subsidiary of Rosatom's TVEL Fuel Company) won an award at MMMM 2016 International Exhibition and Conference in New Delhi (India).
Innovative Reactor Reached 100% Capacity
Beloyarsk NPP Unit 4 with a BN-800 fast reactor (a prototype for tomorrow's more powerful fast neutron reactors for commercial use) reached its nominal capacity for the first time.
Expansion
New Reactor Units for Iran
Russia may build two more reactors in Bushehr (Iran). The construction may begin later this year.
Construction
World's First Generation III+ Reactor Launched
Long-awaited news came from Novovoronezh in early August as the new Generation III+ reactor was brought online.
Cooperation
Rosatom to Help Fighting Cancer
Rosatom, Federal Biomedical Agency (FMBA) and IAEA signed an agreement to join their efforts in implementing the Program of Action for Cancer Therapy.