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Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked Rosatom to consider building a second NPP at Rooppur during talks with Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev. In a press briefing after the meeting, Sheikh Hasina’s speech writer M Nazrul Islam said she had told Rosatom that her government would like to construct another NPP at Rooppur on completion of the current project.

Date: Friday, 05 April 2024
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Construction of unit 5 at Russia’s Beloyarsk NPP with a BN1200 sodium-cooled fast neutron reactor will begin in 2027, according to plant director Ivan Sidorov. The BN1200 will be the world’s largest fast neutron reactor, replacing Beloyarsk 4 with a BN800 reactor, which previously held that record. Sidorov told the Beloyarsk corporate newspaper, Quick Neutron, that work at unit 5 was on schedule. "The site for the new unit has already been determined, public hearings on the placement have been held. In accordance with the programme, we are doing engineering research, we are drilling wells for them," he said.

Date: Wednesday, 24 January 2024
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The first three fuel assemblies with uranium-plutonium mixed oxide fuel containing transuranic elements americium-241 and neptunium-237 have been produced by Rosatom's Mining and Chemical Combine.

Date: Saturday, 16 December 2023
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Public consultation and a round-table discussion involving a variety of organisations has concluded that the proposed decommissioning plans for Leningrad 1 and 2 meet Russian and International Atomic Energy Agency standards. The next stage is to finalise the materials before submitting them as part of the process of obtaining the necessary national licences and approvals.

Date: Tuesday, 01 August 2023
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Russia's NA Dollezhal Research and Development Institute of Power Engineering (NIKIET) has completed the draft design for a research reactor with a circulating molten salt fuel (IZhSR) due to be built at the Federal State Unitary Enterprise Mining and Chemical Combine in Krasnoyarsk region.

Date: Saturday, 07 January 2023
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The agreement between Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant, part of Russia’s TVEL, and the Egyptian Atomic Energy Agency, is for supplies of low-enriched fuel components for the ETRR-2 research reactor.

Date: Thursday, 24 November 2022
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First concrete was poured into the foundation slab, marking the start of the main stage of construction for the second unit at Egypt’s first nuclear power plant.

Date: Tuesday, 22 November 2022
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Participações em Energia Nuclear e Binacional SA (ENBPar) and Russia’s Rosatom signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which seeks to promote mutual cooperation in areas and activities related to nuclear energy.

Date: Thursday, 06 October 2022
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