Rosatom Newsletter

#67

December 2014
all issues
Lead Story
EIA approved
The Akkuyu NPP construction project passed an important milestone. The Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning approved the EIA of the plant. Based on the review results, the document was recognized as compliant with the format stipulated by the Turkish law on the EIA.
In Brief
Belarus businesses interested in Kursk Phase II
Top managers of Belarus companies expressed their interest in participation in the construction project of the replacement Kursk Phase II nuclear power plant.
The Finnish support
The support of the joint project with Russia of Hanhikivi-1 NPP construction by the Finnish parliament will facilitate stability of nuclear power in the country.
Last batch shipped off
Specialists of CMP, part of the Fuel Company of ROSATOM TVEL, sipped off the last batch of superconducting strands for the ITER magnetic system.
Technology
The base for cooperation
ROSATOM works to set up a world-class international research center in Dimitrovgrad. The center is to base on the multi-purpose research fast neutron reactor MBIR. The construction phase will start in spring 2015.
Science
ROSATOM helps to study the comet
Curium-244-based radioactive sources, designed by the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (NIIAR) help the research module Philae study soil on the surface of the Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet.