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Remediation work at legacy uranium mining sites in Uzbekistan is under way, supported by a €9m ($11m) grant from the Environmental Remediation Account for Central Asia (ERA) – set up on the initiative of the European Union (EU) and managed by the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD).

Date: Thursday, 21 September 2023
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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will provide Uzbekistan with a grant of €7 million ($6.95m) to support work on the reclamation of uranium legacy sites at Charkesar and Yangiabad, the press service of State Committee of Uzbekistan on Ecology and Environmental Protection (SCUEEP) and EBRD have reported. The agreement for the grant project was signed on 1 September in London by SCUEEP Chairman Narzullo Oblomuradov and Balthazar Lindauer, Director of the EBRD Nuclear Safety Department.

Date: Wednesday, 07 September 2022
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The completion of remediation works at the former uranium legacy sites in Shekaftar and Min-Kush, in the Kyrgyz Republic, “brings a major environmental benefit for Central Asia’s most populous region and secures the sustainability of the sites for years to come,” the European Bank forReconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on 28 March.

Date: Friday, 01 April 2022
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A renewed call has been made for additional donor funding in order to tackle the most urgent problems caused by radioactive and toxic waste at legacy uranium sites in Central Asia, with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) estimating an additional EUR40 million (USD47 million) is required. The call came as all parties directly involved in the project signed a revised Strategic Master Plan.

Date: Thursday, 23 September 2021
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Russia’s Atomstroyexport, part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has opened a credit line RUB10.5 billion ($160m) in Roseximbank JSC for the construction of the Kudankulam nuclear plant in India, according to  Rosatom’s procurement website on 23 October. 

Date: Friday, 26 October 2018
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A consortium of four German companies - Brenk Systemplanung, DMT, Plejades and TÜV Nord EnSys - has been awarded a contract to improve infrastructure for managing radioactive waste, the rehabilitation of contaminated areas and the decommissioning of NPPs in Ukraine. The contract will run for two years initially with a maximum budget of €1.5m ($1.6m).The project, comes under the framework of the European Union-funded Instrument for Nuclear Safety Cooperation (INSC). The INSC is designed to support non-EU countries in improving nuclear safety.

Date: Friday, 04 March 2016
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