The Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority has signed a ten-year contract with Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant (NCCP), an enterprise of ROSATOM's TVEL Fuel Company, for the supply of low-enriched nuclear fuel components for the ETRR-2 research reactor.
A ceremony marking the start of full-scale construction work on the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant took place in the Turkish province of Mersin on Tuesday. The ceremony was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Erdogan via videoconference from Ankara, where Putin is on a two day visit.
There has been intense debate over the reprocessing and recycling of uranium and plutonium over the last few decades. Russia's Rosatom has extensive experience in this area and is involved in all elements of the nuclear fuel cycle, and sees it as the best path forward to making nuclear energy sustainable over the long term. David Flin reports on Rosatom's activities