Turkey inaugurates construction of first nuclear power plant

Turkey begins construction works of their first ever nuclear power plant in co-operation with Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation-ROSATOM, under the limited construction permit (LCP) issued by the Turkish Atomic Energy Agency (TAEK). An official ceremony to celebrate the occasion was held at Akkuyu nuclear power plant site on December 10,2017.

Russia launches two nuclear power units within a week

Russia has launched two nuclear power units within just a week, making a record in their nuclear industry history.  First fuel assembly was loaded on December 6 into the reactor core of Unit- 4 of Rostov Nuclear Power Plant and the same for Unit-1 of Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant-2 was

First concrete poured at the Rooppur NPP construction site

Ceremony of pouring the “first concrete” to the foundation slab of Unit 1 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) took place at Iswardi of Pabna district in Bangladesh on Thursday. The event was attended by Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina and Director General of ROSATOM State

Kids celebrate Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant’s first concrete pouring ceremony

As the ceremony of first concrete pouring into the reactor building foundation of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in going to take place on November, 30, children from Rooppur High School organized a Flash Mob “I LOVE ROOPPUR” to raise awareness among the local people about the project. More than 300 children

ITER project remains on schedule for First Plasma in 2025

The Members of the ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor) project which is currently under construction in Cadarache, France gathered on 15 and 16 November 2017 at the 21st ITER Council Meeting to evaluate the outputs of new project performance metrics as well as the report of the 2017 Management Assessment. The meeting

Unit 6  of  Russia’s Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant wins ‘Top Plant’ award

The Unit 6 of the Russia’s  Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant with the VVER-1200 light-water reactor, was awarded as the ‘Top Plant-2017’ in the nuclear power generation category by the reputed and oldest US-based ‘POWER’magazine. Novovaronezh NPP is considered to be the referential project for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh. The selection

Rosatom chief  suggests priorities for  development of nuclear power

Director General of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM Alexey Likhachev, emphasized the main priorities for development of the global nuclear power industry for in the near future. He was speaking at the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency

19th World Festival of Youth and Students ends in Russia

The 19th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS) ended in  Sochi of Russia. Over 25,000 young people of age between 18-35 from 185 countries including Bangladesh took part in the festival, held from October 14 to 22, 2017. Participants included representatives from non-government organizations, teachers, students, politicians,  social and cultural

Akkuyu Nuclear gets limited construction permit for Turkey’s first ever NPP

Akkuyu Nuclear JSC, which implements the construction of the first ever nuclear power plant in Turkey received Limited Construction Permit (LCP) from the Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK). It is considered to be the first step in obtaining construction license for the project. LCP allows beginning of construction and installation works at

Russia signs deal with Bangladesh on spent nuclear fuel

Governments of Russia and Bangladesh have signed a collaboration agreement on import of spent nuclear fuel of Rooppur NPP to Russia Wednesday. The agreement was signed by Alexey Likhachev, Chief Executive Officer of Rosatom- Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation, and Yafes Osman, Minister for Science and Technology of the Government of