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Iranian Passenger Attempted To Smuggle Radioactive Materials From Russia
2011-12-16 13:12:25

Russia's customs agency said on Friday that it has seized radioactive metal from the luggage of an Iranian passenger. The Federal Customs Service said in a statement that its agents found 18 pieces of metal at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport after radiation alerts went on. The customs agency said that the gauges showed that radiation levels were 20 times higher than normal. "Eighteen metallic objects of industrial origin were found, packed into individual steel boxes," the Russian...

2011-07-08 13:37:00

MOSCOW, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An AJC leadership delegation has just concluded a two-day diplomatic mission to Russia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) The delegation met with, among others, high-level officials of the Russian National Security Council and Rosatom, the State Atomic Energy Corporation; the American and Israeli Ambassadors; and leaders of the Jewish community. Leading AJC's agenda in Moscow was the looming threat of a nuclear...

2011-06-09 00:00:30

This week Saudi Arabia's KA CARE (King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy) confirmed plans to build the nation's first fleet of 16 nuclear reactors by 2030. Nuclear Energy Insider investigates... (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 At a cost of over $100 Billion this nuclear mega-project is the most lucrative energy contract in the Middle East and North Africa and over five times as large as the current nuclear contract from neighbouring nuclear utility ENEC in the UAE. The huge cost of the...

2011-05-09 14:26:00

What: ATOMEXPO 2011 International Forum When: June 6-8, 2011 Where: Moscow, Russia MOSCOW, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom is pleased to invite international press to participate in ATOMEXPO 2011 3rd International Forum entitled «NUCLEAR POWER DEVELOPMENT: BREAK OR PROGRESS». The Forum will take place on June 6-8, 2011 in Moscow (Manezh Exhibition Hall) and will feature a Congress by international...

2009-08-17 14:39:00

Chairwoman of United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority 'Strives to Regain Lost Leadership in Nuclear Industry' LONDON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The well-known and highly respected British magazine, the Spectator has profiled the remarkable life of Lady Barbara Thomas Judge, Chairwoman of the UK Atomic Energy Authority. The July 22nd article detailed the career of the American born, former head of the Security and Exchange Commission, and her impressive and often unpredictable path...

2009-03-21 14:14:45

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Sobyanin said Saturday his country could soon sign an agreement with Japan over civilian nuclear power. Sobyanin said Russian officials are hopeful a draft of the agreement will be prepared in time for Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's visit to Japan in May, RIA Novosti reported. We plan to finish drafting the intergovernmental agreement in May by the time of the Russian prime minister's visit to Japan, so that this agreement could be signed during the...

2009-02-07 08:39:59

Russian nuclear fuel producer TVEL is set to sign a $780 million contract to supply fuel for new Indian nuclear power plants, officials said Saturday. A spokesman for Russia's state nuclear power corporation Rosatom told RIA Novosti that the contract, if signed, would make Russia the first country to supply nuclear fuel to India since an international ban on such sales was lifted in September. Under the TVEL deal, Russia would supply India with 2,000 metric tons of uranium pellets, the news...

2008-11-18 09:05:48

Russia's state-run uranium mining concern Atomredmetzoloto said it would increase uranium production to 3,841 tons this year. Proven uranium reserves in Russia have reached 545,000 metric tons, a 275 percent increase from 2006, Natural Resources Minister Yury Trutnev said Tuesday, RIA Novosti reported. Atomredmetzoloto, known as ARMZ, plans to increase production to 20,000 tons per year by 2024, the report said, making it the world's largest producer. As of this year, coordinated work has...

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