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According to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Saudi Arabia is considering a Chinese proposal to build a NPP. Citing Saudi sources acquainted with the situation, WSJ said China National Nuclear Corp (SNNS) had submitted a bid to construct a nuclear plant in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, close to the border with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Date: Wednesday, 30 August 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssaudi-arabia-reportedly-considers-chinese-bid-for-npp-11105735

The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) and Russia's TVEL have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate in the manufacture of nuclear fuel and its components.

Date: Thursday, 03 August 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Russia-and-South-Africa-sign-MoU-on-nuclear-fuel

A subsidiary of Rosatom’s Techsnabexport JSC Internexco GmbH and Brazilian state-owned company Industrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) have signed a contract to meet 100% of the needs of Brazil’s Angra NPP for the period 2023-2027. The contract was the result of an open international tender that ended in August 2022 and was won by Internexco GmbH.

Date: Friday, 09 December 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrosatom-to-supply-uranium-products-to-brazils-angra-npp-10422102

Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) on 25 November at the Nuclear Fuel Factory (FCN), in Resende, inaugurated the tenth cascade of ultracentrifuges, completing the first phase of the Uranium Isotopic Enrichment Plant. This will reduce Brazil’s dependence on contracting services abroad for the production of fuel for its NPPs. The start-up of the tenth cascade means production capacity will meet 70% of the demand for refuelling of unit 1 of the Angra NPP - an increase of approximately 5%.

Date: Wednesday, 30 November 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsinb-completes-first-stage-of-uranium-enrichment-plant-10391917

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
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Brazils-ENBPar-and-Rosatom-agree-to-cooperate

Industrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) has started mining uranium from the new open-pit Engenho mine at Caetité, in Brazil's Bahia state. It is hoped that resumption of uranium production at the site will make the country self-sufficient in fuel for its nuclear power reactors. A ceremony was held yesterday at the mine site, during which a detonation was carried out, symbolising the beginning of open pit mining in a new area, the Engenho mine.

Date: Thursday, 03 December 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Brazil-resumes-uranium-mining-at-Caetite

Russia and Argentina signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 24 January to advance uranium exploration and production in Argentina.

Date: Thursday, 25 January 2018
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrussia-and-argentina-expand-nuclear-co-operation-6036741

December saw Russia sign various nuclear agreements with Uzbekistan, Brazil and Sudan as well as strengthening is co-operation with the Philippines.   

Date: Thursday, 04 January 2018
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrussia-signs-more-nuclear-cooperation-agreements-6018760

Russia's Rosatom has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Brazilian companies Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras (Eletrobras) and Eletrobras Termonuclear SA (Eletronuclear) to promote cooperation in nuclear power. It includes the possible construction of a new nuclear power plant in Brazil, Rosatom said.

Date: Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Russian-and-Brazilian-firms-to-cooperate-in-nuclea

Leaked memoranda from the US embassy in London to Washington from 2007-9 reveal angst over Iran’s nuclear power programme, concern about international fuel banks, and the head of the IAEA, according to a series of nuclear power-related documents published by Wikileaks and UK newspaper The Daily Telegraph earlier this year. The most notable findings are summarized below.

Date: Friday, 04 March 2011
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswikileaks-reveals-art-of-nuclear-diplomacy