Four years after the approval process began for the first Turkish nuclear power plant in Akkuyu, the site is finally ready for the construction of marine hydraulic structures to begin. The recent groundbreaking ceremony was attended by: Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz; Rosatom CEO Sergei Kirienko; Andrei Karlov, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey; Özdemir Çakacak, Governor of the Mersin Province; Rosatom Overseas CEO Jomart Aliev; Akkuyu Nuclear CEO Fuad Akhundov; and representatives of various Turkish authorities and businesses.
Cooperation to be extended
Nikolai Spasskiy, Rosatom Deputy CEO for International Relations, held a meeting with Jean-Pierre Chevenement, a special representative of the French Foreign Affairs Ministry for Russia.
Bangladesh: in search of nuclear talent
In Dhaka (Bangladesh), Bengali high school and college students took part in a mathematics and physics contest organized by the Russian Center for Science and Culture.
GIDROPRESS audited by Fennovoima
Representatives of Fennovoima Oy (Finland), a participant in the construction of theHanhikivi-1 nuclear power plant, together with the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority STUK audited the quality management system at GIDROPRESS (an engineering company within Rosatom’s nuclear engineering division).
Raw materials for partners
Energomashspetstal (a subsidiary of Atomenergomash, Rosatom’s nuclear engineering division) will manufacture steel billets for ThyssenKrupp Rothe Erde, a major producer of slewing bearings.
Rosatom’s international education projects were recognized by the Government – the company won a contest organized by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science.
Showcase Russian project discussed at a forum in Belarus
Minsk hosted the 7th international forum AtomExpo Belarus 2015 to discuss the construction of the Russian designed Belarusian NPP and nuclear infrastructure development in Belarus.
Rosatom to open a regional office in China
Rosatom will open its regional office in China in mid-2015