Rosatom Newsletter

#84

April 2015
all issues
Lead Story
Latin American project
Rosatom and Argentina signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation to construct a nuclear power unit. Russia is ready to give Argentina access to the latest nuclear technologies, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the signing ceremony. "Rosatom joins the Unit 6 construction project. Today we have reached an agreement which will give Argentina access to the latest Russian technologies meeting the toughest nuclear safety standards," Vladimir Putin told its Argentinean colleague Kristina Kirchner at a press conference after the talks.
In Brief
Rosatom is ready to participate in tender
Rosatom does not rule out participation in research reactor tenders in Southeast Asia, said Alexander Merten, President of Rusatom International Network on the margins of AtomExpo Belarus 2015.
Energomashspetstal has a new partner
Energomashspetstal, a company of Rosatom's nuclear engineering division, will produce 700 tons of forged rods for PWT Eurostaal B.V. (Netherlands).
Russia and Japan develop partnership
Joint prospects were discussed in Tokyo at a series of meetings between Rosatom and Japanese isotope market players in April.
Interview
Reputation above all
Rosatom CEO Sergei Kirienko spoke to TASS about advantages of Russian nuclear technologies, political leverage and competition.
Technology
Project of future
Rosatom intends to start up the first world floating NPP in 2018 after which it will be ready to present the project on the world market. However, even now the potential of the project generates practical interest in a number of countries.
Expansion
Approved by European Commission
Hungarian Minister János Lázár announced that the European Commission approved a Russian-Hungarian contract to supply fuel to the Paks 2 nuclear project.