nuclear power industry
NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGIES: OUTER SPACE. HEALTHCARE. SAFETY
Russian and Chinese specialists to unite efforts to build floating nuclear stations
ZAO Rusatom Overseas (a daughter enterprise of the Russian state corporation Rosatom) and the Chinese company CNNC New Energy signed a memorandum of intent to cooperate in the project for building floating nuclear power plants in Moscow on 29 July, BelTA learned from the strategic communications division of Rusatom Overseas. The creation of a Russian-Chinese working group will be the next step in implementing the project.
Belarus considering construction of research nuclear reactor
“At the moment we are considering a feasibility study of the research nuclear reactor project,” said Andrei Kuzmin. There are plans to hold preliminary consultations on this issue with Russian experts. Based on the results of the work done, a decision will be made on the feasibility of building such a facility in Belarus.
Russian institute now makes uranium-plutonium fuel for fast reactors
The Atomic Reactors Research Institute (located in Dimitrovgrad 10, Ulyanovsk Oblast, Russia) has launched a chemical technology complex on an experimental basis to make uranium-plutonium fuel for fast reactors, Russian mass media report. The division is now implementing a program to make mixed uranium plutonium fuel for the initial charge of a BN-800 reactor, which is being built at the Beloyarsk Nuclear Power Plant site.
Russian scientists offer system for radiation control at civilian facilities
The public joint-stock company Specialized Scientific Research Institute for Instrumentation Engineering (SNIIP for short, part of the mechanical engineering division Atomenergomash of Rosatom) has announced the development of the design for a complex system for radiation control at civilian facilities, Atomenergomash representatives told BelTA.
Compact modular nuclear reactors as backbone of future energy industry
Compact modular nuclear reactors with the output capacity ranging from 20MW to 125MW will become the backbone of the energy industry in the near future.
IAEA to support development of SMR technology
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will continue providing assistance to the countries who want to develop small and medium-sized reactors (SMRs), IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano told reporters at the IAEA International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century held in St. Petersburg on 27-29 June, BelTA has learnt.
Expert: Belarus’ developments in nuclear industry, radio control competitive worldwide
Belarusian developments in nuclear industry and medicine, nuclear measurements and radio control are competitive on the world’s stage, Director of the Research and Production Company Atomtech (Minsk) Doctor of Science Valery Kozhemyakin told BelTA. Atomtech has brought its stand to ATOMEXPO 2013 which is running as part of the namesake international industrial forum in Saint Petersburg.
Healthcare named key consumer of nuclear technologies
Healthcare is the key consumer of nuclear technologies. The statement was made by Mr Sergei Boyarkin, Advisor of ZAO Rusatom Overseas, during an online conference hosted by the BelTA website.
Fast-neutron reactors hailed as promising nuclear energy technology
Fast-neutron reactors that operate in a closed fuel cycle are one of the promising nuclear energy technologies. Such opinion was expressed by leading nuclear physicists who gathered for the international conference “Fast Reactors and Related Fuel Cycles: Safe Technologies and Sustainable Scenarios” in Paris under the auspices of the IAEA, according to Russian media. The conference brought together over 400 industry professionals from all over the world.
Russia building world’s only 4G nuclear reactor
Russia is the only country in the world to be building a new fourth-generation nuclear reactor, Russian media reported quoting Dmitry Kumanovsky, the head of the analytical department at the Investment Company LMS.
Belarusian specialists may help build nuclear power plant in Bangladesh
Belarus to host five to six IAEA missions annually
Rosatom plans to produce next generation 3D printer
Belarus, USA discuss cooperation in nuclear forensics
Iran embarks on Bushehr II project
Rosatom named among Russia’s top employers
Belarus to study public opinion on Lithuania’s comments about BelNPP
Number of nuclear energy supporters growing in Belarus
Belarusian Energy Ministry dedicated to keeping general public well-informed
Belarus opinion survey: Lower energy costs among main advantages of nuclear power
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