Rosatom Newsletter

#156

December 2016
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Lead Story
Rosatom to Supply TVS-K Fuel Assemblies to Sweden
TVEL Fuel Company signed its first commercial contract for the supply of nuclear fuel for Western-designed pressurized water reactors. The buyer is Swedish power company Vattenfall that has been testing TVS-K assemblies since 2011. The importance of this contract cannot be overestimated as it offers TVEL an opportunity to enter a vast global market of 235 operating PWR reactors.
In Brief
Moniz: USA Hopes for Cooperation with Russia in Nuclear Safety
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz hopes for expansion of contacts with Russia in the nuclear safety field during Donald Trump's presidential term.
Uranium Assets Consolidated
Uranium One Group (Rosatom's global mining division) now holds 100% of Uranium One Holding N.V.
Akkuyu to Be Commissioned in 2023
According to the information posted on Rosatom's procurement web site, the first unit of the Akkuyu nuclear station, which is to be built in Turkey with Russia's input, is expected to start its commercial operation in April 2023.
In Focus
Rosatom held seminar in Jakarta
Rosatom and PLN are positive about the potential of Indonesia's industry and construction of a nuclear power plant in the country.
Medicine
Fighting Cancer with BN-600
Rosatom's subsidiary OKBM Afrikantov will finalize documents on cobalt-60 production by late 2017.
Cooperation
Rosatom to Build Nuclear Center in Zambia
Zambia's Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services and Rosatom signed memorandums of understanding on nuclear cooperation.