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Dhaka Tuesday,  Dec 5, 2023


The Russians have completed the feasibility study and prepared the design for construction of the Rooppur 2400 megawatt nuclear power plant. The study submitted in June found Rooppur to be a suitable site for such a large nuclear power plant. Issues such a geological fault around the plant site would be addressed by taking measures to make the soil stable and strong, said Maksim V Elchishchev in charge of Bangladesh... »
ROSATOM, Russia’s state nuclear corporation, presently has foreign orders worth $300 billion for construction of 30 nuclear power units in 12 countries. Besides, discussions on construction of 10 more units are underway. Sergey Kirienko, CEO of Rosatom, apprised the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during an official meeting in Moscow recently. Kirienko said, “Interest in nuclear power is growing globally at the moment. In the recent years, our order portfolio... »
Russia’s State corporation- Rosatom with the support of Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) distributed a popular science book titled “Nuclear power: Q&A” among 30 schools in the town of Pabna, district town of Rooppur where the Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) is planned to be constructed according to Russian design. The book contains 30 answers to the most frequently asked questions on... »
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. It is EI-2, the first ever nuclear reactor that was used, apart from weapons-grade plutonium production, to generate electric power with the help of steam turbines. The reactor... »
Russia’s State Nuclear Corporation- Rosatom and Laos are in negotiation for setting up first nuclear power plant in the territory of Laos. Dr. Sinava Souphanouvong, Vice Minister of Energy and mines of Laos disclosed the information during an intervie to “Vestnik of Atomprom”, corporate journal of Rosatom. Both the countries are negotiating on construction of 2 nuclear power units with the use of Russian VVER-reactors, each with capacity of up... »
Mining and Chemical Combine (MCC), a subsidiary of state nuclear power corporation of  Russia- Rosatom has completed tests of fuel assemblies for the BN-800 fast neutron reactor in their at their MOX (Mixed Oxide) fuel fabrication plan. The BN-800 reactor has been set up at unit 4 of the Beloyarsk nuclear power plant in the Sverdlovsk, Russia. The MOX production line – located in a mine 200 meters underground at... »
Recently, I wrote on these pages that a remarkable turnaround was taking place in the President’s fortunes. It’s an impressive display of rising from the depths of falling popularity last fall, and it is starting to be felt in many areas, with major impacts on the future of energy. At his lowest point, the U.S. President was widely regarded as a lame duck, shedding influence and power, and on a... »
The musical show “Ask Rutherford” was successfully performed in the Hungarian town Paks as part of the 7th international children’s art project “Nuclear Kids 2015″. 70 children from Belarus, Hungary, Vietnam, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and the Czech Republic participated in the show. Remembering 70th anniversary of the tragic event of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the script of the musical refers to the history of the nuclear... »
Russian Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom hosted a workshop on its thermal capabilities, ‘Modern Russian Technologies for Thermal Power Engineering in Africa’ during POWER-GEN Africa conference and exhibition held in Cape Town from July 15-17, 2015. The workshop discussed prospects of cooperation in the sphere of energy development in Africa, highlighting the benefits of Russian power engineering technologies. It was attended by over 170 representatives from African large and medium companies... »
After 18 days of intense and often fractious negotiation, world powers and Iran struck a landmark deal Tuesday to curb Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions — an agreement designed to avert the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran and another U.S. military intervention in the Muslim world. The accord will keep Iran from producing enough material for an atomic weapon for at... »