Rosatom Newsletter

#152

November 2016
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Lead Story
Underway Towards New Power Units
Russia and China will strengthen their strategic partnership in the civil nuclear industry. At a meeting held in early November, Russia's Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev and Premier of the China's State Council Li Keqiang made a joint statement on the development of strategic partnership in the civil nuclear industry. Emphasizing a balance of interests and mutual benefit of the parties, the communiqué is aimed to facilitate Rosatom's major projects in China.
In Brief
Nuclear Education in Russian
By 2020, every fifth student and researcher at the National Nuclear Research University (MEPhI), which was inaccessible to foreign citizens before 2010, will be a foreigner, said Oleg Nagornov, University's First Prorector, speaking in Vienna at a round-table discussion entitled MEPhI: Education and Science for Development and Safety.
MBIR
Atomenergomash started the production of equipment for MBIR fast-breeder reactor, the world's most powerful research reactor now constructed in Dimitrovgrad.
Steel Structures for Kudankulam
PetrozavodskMash, a subsidiary of Rosatom's AEM Technology, has started manufacturing steel structures for Phase 2 of India's Kudankulam nuclear project.
In Focus
Foreign Environmental Experts Visited Andreev Bay
Members of Rosatom's Public Council, environmentalists and representatives of European organizations visited Andreev Bay and a local radioactive waste management center hosting a major international project on spent nuclear fuel (SNF) management.
Science
Rosatom, IAEA Held Nuclear Knowledge Management Conference
Rosatom and the IAEA held the 3rd International Conference on Nuclear Knowledge Management (NKM) on 7–11 November in Vienna (Austria).
Cooperation
Argentina: Rosatom Is Promising Partner
As a global nuclear industry leader, Russia can offer Argentina civil nuclear technologies needed for the country's development, said Julian Gadano, Subsecretary of Argentina's Ministry of Energy and Mining, at a seminar dedicated to Russian nuclear technologies.