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Invap will build the third Arsat satellite

INVAP and the national state company Arsat (Argentine Company of Satellite Solutions Sociedad Anónima) announced the expansion and construction of a third version of the geostationary communications satellite. The Second Generation Arsat will mainly provide internet service.  The new

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Nuclear energy reaches generation record in Brazil

Eletronuclear informed on January 15th that Angra nuclear power plant had the best year in its history in 2019, reaching a total generation of 16,128,826 MWh. As a comparison, the

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Argentina and Uruguay agreement on radiological and nuclear safety

Last October, the president of the Board of the Nuclear Regulatory Authority (ARN) of the Argentine Republic, Néstor Masriera, and the director of the Regulatory Authority National in Radiation Protection (ARNR) of

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Rosatom uses Amazul to promote its SMR

The president of Rosatom Latin America, Ivan Dybov, has one target in Brazil: to develop a Small Reactor Technology with Amazul.  Last August, Rosatom executives already promoted the modular construction applications of small

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A multi-purpose irradiation center in Cuba

JSC Rusatom Healthcare signed an agreement with the Cuban trading company Inversiones Gamma SA to implement a project to create a multi-purpose irradiation center in Cuba.  The irradiation processing of agricultural products there will reduce

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Argentina difficult balance between nuclear giants

The mayor of Zárate, Osvaldo Cáffaro, organized a public forum on nuclear energy to discuss a new plan that takes up the agreements signed during the Kirchnerism that Macri interrupted

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Brazil ends the union monopoly on the construction and operation of a nuclear power plant

Rep. Sérgio Toledo (PL / AL) gave a favorable opinion in the House of Representatives Committee on Constitution and Justice (CCJ) to the proposed constitutional amendment PEC 122/2007, which provides

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Brazil planning the regulatory field for the development of the nuclear sector

The Brazilian Nuclear Program Development Committee published the resolution No.15 to streamline the regulatory area for the development of the nuclear sector. Minister Augusto Heleno signed the decision on September

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Costa Rica hosted the training in plant breeding programs

Representatives from more than 12 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean attended a training in the city of San Isidro de El General, in Costa Rica, where they addressed