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12:55 June 17, 2013 | Nuclear Energy | SyunikWhy Officials Are So Afraid of “Uranium” Word?
Nature Protection Ministry has “forgotten” about governmental decision N 836 dated on 23 July 2009 in regard with uranium prospecting and mining stating that there is no uranium in Tashtoun and Litchq...
15:21 June 07, 2013 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirExpert Considers Law “On Construction of New Power Unit” Absurd
This is huge load in the operational regime of electric power systems, while the management of winter and summer regimes will practically become impossible...
17:52 May 30, 2013 | Nuclear Energy“SofTex” LLC Will Import Radioactive Substances to Armenia
“SofTex” LLC, Yerevan, will import equipment containing radioactive substances into Armenia. On May 29 the Armenian government issued the company a license on importing equipment containing radioactive materials...
18:33 May 21, 2013 | Nuclear EnergyNuclear Power Objects of Peaceful Significance May Be Located in Armenia
Nuclear power objects of peaceful significance may be located in Armenia. On May 23 the government will discuss Agreement “On regulating interdepartmental relations of CIS member countries in the field of using nuclear power ...
18:36 May 20, 2013 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirPM: Armenia Won’t Refuse from New Nuclear Power Plant
Armenia won’t refuse from the new nuclear power plant, stated RA PM Tigran Sargsyan at the National Assembly on 20 May answering to MP Naira Karapetyan’s question. Under the ...
12:33 May 18, 2013 | Nuclear EnergyBelarus Interested in Armenian Experience of Nuclear Energy
Belarus is constructing its first nuclear station and is interested in the experience of Armenian power engineering specialists, as Energy and Natural Resources Ministry says. In the course of the official visit in Armenia held on 14 May...
11:32 May 03, 2013 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirExpert: Nine-magnitude Quake Not Possible on Location Spot of Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
Nine-magnitude quake is not possible on the location spot of the Armenian nuclear power plant. On April 26 Vahram Petrosyan, Director of Research Institute of NPP Operation, made this statement at the...
14:39 April 30, 2013 | Nuclear EnergyGovernment Intends to Approve Norms of Storing and List of Values Subject to Storing in Case of Any Breakdown of Armenian Power Plant
The government intends to approve preventative and protective measures in case of any breakdown at Armenian nuclear power plant. The governmental decision “On Approving Norms of Storing and List of Values Subject ...
18:50 April 29, 2013 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirExpert: Nine-magnitude Quake Not Possible on Location Spot of Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
Nine-magnitude quake is not possible on the location spot of the Armenian nuclear power plant. On April 26 Vahram Petrosyan, Director of Research Institute of NPP Operation, made this statement at the press conference held at EcoLur Press Club...
17:14 April 29, 2013 | Nuclear EnergyProcedure to Obtain Land Use Right for Geological Prospecting of Radioactive Flow Established
The official website of Armenian government informs that on April 25 the Armenian government established the special procedure how to obtain the right of land use for the purpose of geological prospecting of radioactive flow. Under the procedure...
16:41 April 17, 2013 | Nuclear EnergyArmenia and Belarus to Cooperate For Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy?
On April 18 the draft decision on approving the proposal to conclude agreement "On Cooperation for Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of...
10:26 January 21, 2013 | Nuclear EnergyJapan To Replace Nuke Plant With Wind Farm
In the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor disaster, the Japanese government has opted to build the world’s largest
17:22 January 18, 2013 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirForensics lab opens at Armenian NPP
On January 18, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John A. Heffern joined officials from the Armenian Ministry of Energy and National Security Service to open the Armenian Nuclear Forensics Laboratory at the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
13:41 January 10, 2013 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirWho Needs It - New Power Unit of Armenian NPP?
The expert drew attention to the fact that the construction of two high-voltage lines is planned, which will run to the neighboring countries and are designed for the export of electricity from the new NPP. “It turns out that we will supply electricity to our neighboring countries at the expense of our security"
12:46 December 12, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirArea of New Power Unit Considered Seismically Active
The area of new power unit is considered a seismically active zone: this is what the explanation given by the State Committee on Regulation of Nuclear Safety says in the government.
15:08 December 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirRussia Won’t Share with Armenia Responsibility for Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
As it’s known, on 3 December “Rosatom” State Corporation and Energy and Natural Resources Ministry of Turkey signed a joint statement on the construction project of nuclear power plant “Akkuyu” in Mersine. The document was signed as a result of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Istanbul and the negotiations he ran with
13:42 November 15, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirWhether Armenia to Get Money for Construction of New Power Unit at ANPP
Thus, in accordance with the official statements, besides Russia, France also expressed its wish to make an investment in the construction of a new power unit at ANPP. Still there are no certain arrangements, and the issue
15:50 November 08, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirSafety Requirements to New Power Unit of ANPP to Be Translated into English
On 8 November the government approved the decision on translating the safety requirements to the new power unit into English. The document lays down the principles of ensuring
16:30 November 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirSignature Collection for Closedown of Metsamor NPP Launched in Turkey
Turkish Polis Haber agency informs that the signature collection for the closedown of the Armenian nuclear power plant has been launched in
11:30 November 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirEnergy Minister of Turkey Expressed Dissatisfaction with Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
Energy and Natural Resources Minister of Turkey Taner Yıldız once again expressed his dissatisfaction with Metsamor nuclear power plant. The Turkish mass media say that efforts