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Russia Offers 30 pc Rebate on New N-Reactors, Fuel for Existing Plants

Russia is offering a 30-percent discount on the $2-billion price tag for each of its new nuclear reactors under discussions for sale to India. Much of the equipment and components for the reactors are proposed to be manufactured in India. Russians are also open to depute its nuclear fuel firm, TVEL Corporation, to deliver uranium not just to the Russian-built ...

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Areva & JSW sign pact to ensure component supply to new N-plants

Areva and Japan Steel Works (JSW) have signed a deal to ensure the French company’s supply of major components for new nuclear power plants. Areva is one of the world’s leading nuclear power technology companies, while JSW is one of the leading heavy nuclear components manufacturers. A supply agreement between the two will be seen as a significant move to ...

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Russia to help Italy return to N-Energy in three to five years

A declaration of intent to collaborate on nuclear reactor construction and design was among 14 agreements signed during an Italian-Russian summit held in Moscow recently. At the summit, chaired by the presidents of the two countries, Italian Minister of Economic Development Claudio Scajola signed a declaration of intent with Rosatom Director General Sergey Kiriyenko covering collaboration on the construction of ...

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Russia to help in Vietnam civil nuclear program

Russia wants to take part in Vietnam’s planned nuclear energy program, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Denisov said following talks with Vietnam’s Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem in Hanoi recently. “We know that such plans were made in Vietnam, very daring and far-reaching plans. We hope that Russia will be among those who will work with Vietnam in this hi-tech ...

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Russia signs N-deal with Libya, keen to help Vietnam

Libya and Russia have signed a civil nuclear cooperation deal November 1, 2008, during Libyan head of state Moamer Kadhafi’s visit to Moscow, the country’s foreign minister said. The Libyan leader’s first visit to Moscow since 1985, which  included meetings with President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, also  focused  on oil and gas and arms purchases. “A cooperation ...

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ONGC & UCIL Sign Pact to Explore Uranium

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Uranium Corporation of India Ltd. for cooperation in uranium exploration and development. The MoU was signed in New Delhi by ONGC Chairman and Managing Director R. S. Sharma and UCIL Chairman and Managing Director Ramendra Gupta, in the presence of Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Chairman ...

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Westinghouse & KNF launch JV to Make Equipment

Westinghouse Electric Co has signed a joint venture agreement with Korea Nuclear Fuel Co (KNF) to manufacture control element assemblies (CEAs) for Combustion Engineering-designed nuclear power plants.. in the USA and South Korea. The terms of the joint venture agreement indicates Westinghouse will hold a 55 prcent stake in the joint venture and KNF will own 45 percent. The new ...

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