Rosatom Newsletter

#66

November 2014
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Lead Story
Much ado about nothing
Australia decided to stop supplying uranium to Russia due to losing “confidence” in our country, said Australian Ambassador to Russia Paul Myler. Meantime, Russia hadn’t had any plans of buying uranium from Australia.
In Brief
A new route for uranium
Techsnabexport trialed a new route for transportation of uranium products to South Korea, i.e. through Russia’s Far East.
ROSATOM will continue fuel supplies to Ukraine
ROSATOM has signed corresponding contracts, CEO of the public corporation Sergey Kirienko stated at a meeting with students of the sector’s core university, NRNU MEPHI.
Russia took part in the ITER Council meeting
Top-ranking representatives of all seven partner-countries came to participate in the Council meeting.
A Japanese delegation visited MCC
Representatives of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency came to Mining and Chemical Combine (MCC, a ROSATOM company, Division of the NFC Back-end) to study the Russian experience in handling, long-term storage and reprocessing of SNF, fabrication of MOX-fuel, remix process and closing the nuclear fuel cycle.
In Focus
The “Breakthrough” Project: An effective management system
ROSATOM’s project on building up a new technological platform of the nuclear industry won the All-Russia contest of project management in the public sector “Project Olympus”. This is recognition of the project management system as one of the best in the country.
Technology
ROSATOM completed construction of Unit 2 of South Urals SDPP Phase II
The power unit was commissioned for the commercial operation on November 24. Valery Limarenko, the President of the engineering company of ROSAOTOM NIAEP-ASE, who led the construction, termed this event as a great success of the united company in the framework of business diversification activities.