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30.10.2012

The Republic of South Africa is in the track of China, Turkey, India, Bulgaria and other countries, which cooperate with Russia on development of the nuclear power

 

The delegation from the Republic of South Africa (RSA) has visited the construction site of Rostov NPP (Russia). This reconnaissance visit was arranged under the provisions of the Memorandum of Understanding between Rusatom Oversees CJSC (Russia) and Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (NECSA) signed in June 2012.

 

The goal of the visit to the construction site of Rostov NPP’s Units was get familiar with Russian innovative developments under the Rosatom Production System (RPS), namely, with the systems of the common information space when designing and building facilities.

 

The members of the delegation, representatives of the Ministry of Trade and Investments, Nuclear Industry Association and specialists of the leading companies of the South African nuclear industry, made a tour to the construction site of Units 3 and 4. They visited the turbine house of Unit 3, the site of pre-assembly work, the Training Center with visual modeling room…

 

The tour around the territory of Rostov NPP has aroused much interest of the guests.

 

According to delegation members South Africa faces great demand in electric power, and intends to develop the nuclear energy and increase its share in the energy balance of the country. And this causes interest of the industry and energy in cutting-edge developments of Russia in construction of the nuclear units.