Nuclear plant to be delayed

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Construction of Viet Nam’s first nuclear power plant may not begin this year, as earlier scheduled, Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan recently told the media. The delay, which could last two to three years, is tied to developing additional safety measures for the nuclear power plant, to be built … Continue reading

Experts Sought To Aid Nuclear Power Plant

By VNS, August 28th, 2013 Viet Nam is recruiting skilled professionals in the nuclear power sector as it prepares to start construction of the country’s first nuclear power plant in central Ninh Thuan Province at the beginning of next year. Deputy minister of Science and Technology Le Dinh Tien made the announcement while speaking at a three-day … Continue reading

Plans In Place For Ninh Thuan Nuclear Plant

By Vietnamnet, July 19th, 2013 Viet Nam and Russia worked together on Wednesday, July 17, on how to speed up the progress of building the first nuclear power plant in central Ninh Thuan Province in 2014 as earlier scheduled. At the meeting with the provincial leader, deputy chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee for … Continue reading

Vietnam Examines Future Nuclear Infrastructure

VNA  Updated : Fri, August 24, 2012,2:44 PM (GMT+0700) An artist’s impression of Vietnam’s first nuclear power plant in Ninh Thuan province. Photo: Internet The Ministry of Science and Technology in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Ministry of Industry and Trade held a workshop on August 23 in Hanoi, to discuss … Continue reading

Officials Affirm Nuclear Plant’s Safety

Vietnam will rely on the latest technological advances to ensure that its first nuclear power plant meets the highest possible safety standards, said Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Le Dinh Tien. Nuclear safety council convenes first session. Tien made the affirmation at a conference in Hanoi to improve communications about nuclear power on August … Continue reading

TEPCO Withdraws From Vietnam Nuclear Project – TUOITRENEWS

TUOITRENEWS Updated : Sat, June 30, 2012,11:02 AM (GMT+0700) Photo: Reuters Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), the operator of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, has recently announced to pull back from the nuclear power plant in Vietnam to focus on overhauling its tsunami-crippled Fukushima after the atomic disaster in March 2011. Pham Minh Tuan, head … Continue reading