ROSATOM completes longevity testing of modified nuclear fuel for NPPs in Finland and Hungary

OKB Gidropress research and experiment facility, a part of Rosatom engineering division Atomenergomash, has finished longevity testing of fuel assembly models with optimized hydro-uranium ratio for VVER-440 reactors. This new modification of second-generation nuclear fuel is developed for the Paks NPP in Hungary and Loviisa NPP in Finland within the contracts between TVEL Fuel Company…

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Supported by Rosneft, Doha hosts an exhibition of paintings of the Tretyakov Gallery “Russian Avant-Garde: Pioneers and Direct Descendants”

In the capital of Qatar, Doha, the grand opening of the exhibition of the State Tretyakov Gallery collection of paintings “Russian Avant-garde: Pioneers and Direct Descendants” was held. Rosneft Oil Company is the general partner of the event. The exhibition, organized together with Qatar Museums and coincided with Qatar Russia 2018 Year of Culture 2018,…

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Russia and Argentina signed a strategic document, envisaging improved cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy

Buenos Aires, December 1st, 2018 – Russia and Argentina signed a Strategic document on the margins of the G20 summit, confirming their partnership in the peaceful use of nuclear energy.  Alexey Likhachev, Director General of ROSATOM, signed the document on Russia’s behalf; Javier Iguacel, Argentina’s Minister of Energy, signed it on Argentina’s behalf. Both the…

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“Wild Edens: Turkey”, a new feature documentary dedicated to the fight against global warming, premieres in Ankara

The premiere of a new documentary “Wild Edens: Turkey”, the second in a series that highlights the issue of climate change, took place in Ankara, Turkey. Focusing on the flora and fauna in the one-of-a-kind natural habitats of Turkey, the programme highlights the unique and delicate habitat of the Kars Wetland, the Caucasus, and the…

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Nuclear Industry Suppliers Forum organized by ROSATOM held in Cairo (Egypt)

Nuclear Industry Suppliers Forum organized by ROSATOM and Egyptian Nuclear Power Plant Authority (NPPA) held in Cairo (Egypt) on November 25-26, 2018. Osama Osran, Deputy Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy of Egypt, Amgad el-Wakeel, Chairman of the Nuclear Power Plants Authority (NPPA) and Kirill Komarov, first Deputy Director General for Corporate Development and International…

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ROSATOM and its subsidiaries have become winners of the annual reports contest run by the Rating Agency Expert RA

ROSATOM’s companies once again were among winners of the Annual Reports Contest run by the Rating Agency Expert RA (RAEX). Traditionally, the function dedicated to giving awards to winners of the 2017 annual reports contest and publication of results of the rating were held in the framework of the Annual Training Conference “Annual Report: experience…

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ROSATOM has piloted an innovative annealing technology enabling life-extension of large-capacity reactors

26 November 2018 (Balakovo, Russia) – ROSATOM has completed the annealing of a large capacity reactor vessel on power unit 1 (VVER-1000) at Balakovo NPP (Saratov region, 900 km from Moscow) for the first time in the world. This unique technology, designed by Russian scientists from National Research Center “Kurchatov institute”, allows to extend reactor…

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Severstal’s Corporate Secretary Artem Bobulich triumphs at the Director of the Year Awards 2018

November 23, 2018 Artem Bobulich, Corporate Secretary of PAO Severstal (“Severstal”; “the Company”), one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, was a winner in the “Corporate Director/Corporate Secretary” category at the Director of the Year Awards 2018. The Awards are presented annually by the Association of Independent Directors and the…

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Zvezda shipyard started serial manufacturing of Aframax-class tankers

First steel cutting ceremony for the second Aframax-class tanker of 114,000 deadweight tons took place at Zvezda shipyard in Bolshoy Kamen, Primorsky Region. The ceremony was attended by Rosneft Oil Company CEO Igor Sechin and Acting Governor of Primorsky Region, Oleg Kozhemyako. The ceremony signaled the beginning of serial manufacturing at Zvezda shipyard of modern…

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The Russian Direct Investment Fund and Rusatom Healthcare to partner AAMG (Singapore) in Nuclear Medicine Centre in Malaysia

Singapore, November 14, 2018 – The Russian Direct Investment Fund (“RDIF”), Russia’s sovereign wealth fund, Singapore’s Asian American Medical Group (“AAMG”), and JSC Rusatom Healthcare, a subsidiary of ROSATOM, have agreed to jointly develop a nuclear medicine center in Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia.  The agreement was signed today on the sidelines of ASEAN Summit. The proposed…

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