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Nucleoeléctrica Argentina has renewed its nuclear energy pavilion within the country's Tecnópolis 'mega exhibition', which has re-opened in its tenth edition, Cultivating the Human'. Visitors can learn about nuclear energy in a specially created control room simulator.

Date: Thursday, 11 November 2021
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Argentina is pushing ahead with plans to build two new nuclear power plants – one with Chinese Hualong technology and another with a Candu reactor combining national knowhow and Canadian support, Buenos Aires Times reported on 21 August.

Date: Thursday, 26 August 2021
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Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NA-SA) will complete the construction of the prototype CAREM-25 reactor under a contract signed with the country's National Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA). The contract specifies construction of the small modular reactor will be completed within three years. Work on the small pressurised water reactor began at a site adjacent to the Atucha nuclear power plant in Buenos Aires Province in early 2014, but has been suspended several times.

Date: Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Argentina on 1 December signed a strategic document with Russia on cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy.

Date: Wednesday, 05 December 2018
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Argentina's nuclear regulator has extended the operating licence of the Atucha 1 nuclear power reactor. The licence extension allows the 44-year-old 362 MWe (gross) pressurised heavy water reactor - the first nuclear power plant in Latin America - to operate until 2024.

Date: Monday, 16 April 2018
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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
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Russia and Argentina have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on uranium exploration and mining in the South American country. Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom is also proposing to supply Argentina with a nuclear power plant.

Date: Wednesday, 24 January 2018
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Argentine President Mauricio Macri signed cooperation agreements with China worth $15bn on 17 May including a $12.5bn agreement for the construction and financing of two nuclear power reactors (Argentina’s fourth and fifth). The agreements were signed in Beijing during Macri's state visit to China, where he participated earlier in an international meeting on the Belt and Road global infrastructure initiative promoted by the Chinese government.

Date: Thursday, 18 May 2017
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Canada’s SNC-Lavalin announced on 24 November that it has been awarded a contract from Argentina's Nucleoelectrica Argentina SA (NA-SA) for the Candu nuclear new build project at the Atucha NPP in the district of Zarate, about 100 kilometres from Buenos Aires. If the project is realised, it will be the first new Candu built since unit 2 at Romania’s Cernavoda NPP came on line in 2007.

Date: Wednesday, 30 November 2016
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Argentina's nuclear regulator Autoridad Regulatoria Nuclear (ARN) has issued a licence to Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NASA) for the commercial operation of unit 2 at the Atucha NPP (also known as the President Néstor Kirchner NPP). The 745MWe pressurized heavy water reactor, located in the city of Lima, Zárate, 115km from Buenos Aires, has been operating on a conditional licence since December 2015. ARN at that time set a deadline of 29 May 2016 for the operator to meet all the conditions for a full licence. After a programme of testing, training and other required actions was completed, ARN granted a full operating licence on 26 May.

Date: Tuesday, 07 June 2016
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