Rosatom Newsletter

#18

August 2013
all issues
Lead Story
Safety Technology
A physical launch of the first power unit of the Kudankulam NPP, built in India on Russian project, took place this July. The last stage of launching was testing of the Rosatom’s scientists’ new development – quick boron injection system. The Kudankulam NPP project meets all post-Fukushiman safety requirements. One of the AES-2006 project features, which it is based on, is a new reactor system В – 412.
In Brief
In Focus
The Outlook is Stable
Fitch Ratings assigns Russian Atomenergoprom “BBB”; Outlook – Stable.
In Focus
Public dialogue
Public hearings concerning NPP construction on Russian project were held in Belarus.
Strategy
Laser Construction
Rosatom starts building the mightiest laser in the world.
Events
Atom in the Mountains
Rosatom took part in the XXIII World Mining Congress “World Mining Congress & Expo 2013”.
Technology
Condor-on-the-Roads
Rosatom developed a mobile device named Condor, meant to control asphalt covering.
Expansion
Africa in Package
Rosatom offer African partners not only NPP construction services, but also help in developing atomic energy in the country.