Rosatom Newsletter

#71

January 2015
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Lead Story
ROSATOM–2014: results and plans
In 2014 Russian nuclear branch was developing actively in all directions. NPP power units were started, new facilities are under construction, large-scale contracts were concluded with foreign partners. Rosatom also has on the balance a whole lot of achievements related to nuclear technologies of the future. The state defence order was completed again.
In Brief
First beryllium
Tomsk polytechnic university (TPU) together with the Siberian Chemical Combine of ROSATOM produced the first Russian sample of strategically important metal beryllium.
ROSATOM will train welders
Leading material organization of ROSATOM “NIKIMT-Atomstroy” prepares to open the centre on training and certification of welders and experts in non-destructive assay in Turkey.
License for BelNPP
Belarus NPP obtained the license for construction of the second power unit.
Expansion
Unit under warranty
Guarantee operation of the first power unit of Kudankulam NPP in India constructed with participation of Russia will come to the end in the end of the year; after that the unit will be finally transferred to the Indian party.
In Focus
Fuel returns
Another batch of spent fuel based on highly enriched uranium (HEU) was shipped from Kazakhstan to Russia.