Rosatom Newsletter

#97

August 2015
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Lead Story
Ninh Thuan 1: a new frontier
Russia and Vietnam signed a general framework agreement on the construction of Ninh Thuận 1 nuclear power plant. The parties are confident that the Russian-designed plant will become a cost-efficient generation facility and meet all global safety and quality standards.
In Brief
On track
The construction of Belarusian NPP is right on track, says Mikhail Filimonov, CEO of the general contractor.
Investment in future
Investments in the construction of two nuclear stations to be built by Russia in Bushehr can reach USD 30bn, said Mohammad Ahmadian, Deputy Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI).
Steam generators for China
ZiO-Podolsk (a subsidiary of Atomenergomash, Rosatom's nuclear engineering division) shipped the first out of four PGV-1000M steam generators for Tianwan Unit 4 constructed by Russia.
Expansion
New shareholders welcomed
Finland's Hanhikivi, a nuclear station to be build by Russia, will have new local shareholders, among them the largest national energy company Fortum. Rosatom welcomes new partners.
Technology
For the first time in history
The Siberian Chemical Plant (SCP), a subsidiary of Rosatom's TVEL Fuel Company, has decommissioned a commercial uranium-graphite reactor for the first time in global history. Russia's state-owned nuclear corporation has yet again proved that nuclear facilities can be operated and decommissioned safely.