Russia Begins Construction on Iran Nuke Plant

Russia announced on Monday that it would start construction this year on a second nuclear plant in Iran, according to regional reports. Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation made the announcement early on Monday, stating that it will begin building a second nuclear power plant in Iran’s southern region later this year, according to Iran’s state-controlled Fars News Agency. Meanwhile, an earthquake struck Monday morning near the site of Iran’s current nuclear power plant in Bushe...
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BRICS Nations & the Global Nuclear Power Industry

The BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) are major drivers for the global nuclear power industry was the unanimous view of the panelists at the 7th ATOMEXPO 2015 held here on Sunday. "Forty out of 76 nuclear power plants under construction are in BRICS. Out of the 358 reactors that are operational in the world 86 are in BRICS," Aleksey Khokhlov, partner, PwC Strategy & Services (Rus) said. Speaking on "Nuclear Power Industry in the BRIC countries" he said: "In ...
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