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2008-09-30 21:00:29

MOSCOW. Sept 30 (Interfax) - Atomredmetzoloto (ARMZ), the state holding company for Russia's uranium mining assets, and a consortium of South Korean companies Monday signed a memorandum on cooperation in the development of new uranium exploration and mining projects and the sale of uranium in Russia and abroad, the state Rosatom corporation said on its website. The consortium includes KEPCO, Korean Resources Corporation and LG International Corp. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow -...

2008-09-30 06:00:30

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, Sept. 30 (Yonhap) - Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO), South Korea's state-run power company, said Tuesday that a consortium led by KEPCO has signed a preliminary deal in Moscow with a Russian uranium explorer to jointly develop uranium mines in Russia. Under the deal signed with ARMZ Uranium Holding Co., the consortium will participate in the exploration and development of uranium mines owned by the Russian uranium...

2008-09-29 21:00:28

VIENNA. Sep 29 (Interfax) - Russia is ready to spend hundreds of millions of dollars for the creation of a nuclear fuel bank under the auspices of the International Atomic Energy Agency, chief of the Russian Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom) Sergei Kiriyenko told reporters after meeting with IAEA General Director Mohamed el Baradei. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-29 09:00:49

Alstom Atomenergomash has signed an agreement with Atomenergoproekt for the engineering of the turbine generator package and turbine hall equipment, based on Alstom's Arabelle technology, for the Seversk nuclear power plant in the Tomsk region of Siberia, Russia. This is the first agreement signed by the Alstom Atomenergomash joint venture, established in 2007 between Alstom and Atomenergomash, a subsidiary of Russia's state-owned Atomenergoprom. The Seversk nuclear power plant project...

2008-09-26 09:00:35

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "S Korea Opts Not To Bid for Turkish Nuclear Reactor Project" by Lee Joon-seung] SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) - South Korea has opted not to bid for the construction of nuclear reactors in Turkey, citing unfavourable business conditions, a source at the state-run power company said Friday. The Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) source, who declined to be identified, said conditions offered by Ankara were too...

2008-09-24 21:00:26

MOSCOW. Sept 24 (Interfax) - Atomstroyexport in consortium with Inter RAO UES and the Turkish partner Ciner Group has filed the only bid in a tender to build a nuclear power plant in Turkey, Atomstroyexport spokesperson Irina Yesipova told Interfax. The Russian general contractor has offered to build four 1.2 gigawatt power generating units based on the AES 2006 Project. The tender to build Turkey's first ever nuclear power plant was announced in March, and bids were being accepted by the...

2008-09-24 09:00:41

Text of report in English by Turkish privately-owned, mass- circulation daily Hurriyet website on 24 September [OSC Transcribed Text] [Unattributed report: "Turkey launches first nuclear power plant tender to meet energy demand"] Turkey would hold a tender for the construction of its first nuclear power plant on Wednesday to reduce its dependence on foreign energy and to meet its increasing energy demand. The Turkish government had expressed its commitment to nuclear energy despite...

2008-09-08 15:00:59

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Moscow, 8 September: Atomstroyexport has scheduled the next stages of pre-launch works at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in Iran for December 2008 - February 2009, the head of the [Atomostroyexport] company, Leonid Reznikov, has told journalists. "I think that in December, January and February a whole range of technological events will be conducted (at the Bushehr plant) that will demonstrate the irreversibility of the plant's...

2008-09-01 09:00:22

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran: Head of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, Ala'eddin Borujerdi, said on Monday [01 Sep] that the visit to Iran by Russian Atomstroyexport Company is not political. The Russian company's president, Leonid Reznikov, arrived in Tehran earlier on Monday to hold talks with Iranian officials about completion of Iran's first nuclear power plant in the south city of Bushehr....

2008-09-01 06:00:30

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website TEHRAN: President of the Russian Atomstroyexport Company Leonid Reznikov arrived in Tehran on Monday [01 Sep] to hold talks with Iranian officials about completion of the Bushehr nuclear power plant south of the country. Atomstroyexport is the contractor of Iran's first nuclear power plant in Bushehr which was scheduled to be completed in 2000, but was delayed over the past eight years for sceptical reasons....


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