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Licensing procedures of certain buildings of the construction and erection base
The contractor has decided to cancel the applications for licencing certain buildings of the construction and erection base. The project company is going to hand in the design documentation in a new licensing procedure in accordance with the recommendations of the authority.
The implementation begins with the construction of the staging area
The Paks II. investment was a major topic at the Szekszárd Engineer’s Day organized by the Tolna County Chamber of Engineers.
Houseful of suppliers’ conference in Budapest
Hungarian and international companies could find first-hand information on Paks II. project at Atomex Europe 2017. Budapest hosted Rosatom’s suppliers’ conference for the second time.
UN: the environmental impact assessment of Paks II. is considered best practice
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention) deemed the environmental impact assessment of Paks II. project as best practice.
The payment of the contractor’s accounts has begun
Dr. Attila Aszódi announced at the Budapest conference of Portfolio Energy Investment Forum 2017: the payment of the first ten contractor’s accounts of the Paks II. project, amounting 98 million EUR has begun.
The new name of the project company also indicates: Paks II. has entered the stage of implementation
The project company responsible for the implementation of the two new units operates under the name of Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Ltd. In addition to the company name, the new dynamic logo indicates too that the investment has entered the implementation phase.
Technical and safety analysis of nuclear power technology
This article describes the main technical and nuclear safety aspects based on which VVER-1200 technology was chosen for implementing the Paks II. project.
Rosatom’s CEO: the construction and erection base's formation starts in January
Alexey Likhachev, Rosatom’s CEO and his staff cross-checked in Paks with János Süli, minister without portfolio, regarding the scheduling of the future tasks of the Paks II. project, and with the management of the project company on Wednesday, 20 September.
The nature conservation license application has been submitted
On 15 September 2017 the nature conservation license application has been submitted to the Tolna County Government Office’s Szekszárd District Office in order to fulfill the regulations specified in the file number 78-140/2016. final environmental license.
Almost 20 thousand people visited the interactive exhibition of Paks II. at the summer festivals
Some 18 thousand visited this year’s mobile exhibition of Paks II during eight summer festivals. A survey was conducted among the youth, which shows that more than 80% thinks nuclear energy is cheap and climate friendly.
The majority of the Hungarians supports the maintenance of the performance of the Paks NPP
54% of the Hungarian population supports the construction of new nuclear power plant units – found in a representative public opinion survey commissioned by MVM Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Development Ltd. Most respondents say that nuclear power today provides the country with a safe and continuous power supply; and two thirds believe that the construction of new nuclear power plant units will reduce Hungary's energy dependency.
Interactive truck: four festivals, ten thousand visitors
The interactive display of the Paks II. project is becoming more popular, which will visit eight summer festivals in 2017. The experience of the four festivals so far is that about 12% more visitors come to check the display compared to 2015.
The Paks site is adequate for accommodating the new power plant units
An issue discussed and closed months ago has been attempted to be shown as a sensational novelty – without any grounds - by atlatszo.hu in connection with the adequacy of the Paks site.
A new CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors are managing Paks II. project company
János Süli, minister without portfolio responsible for the design, construction and installation of the two new nuclear power plant units of Paks announced on 30 June 2017 in Paks that from 1 July 2017 István Lenkei CEO and dr. György Mészáros Chairman of the Board of Directors are managing MVM Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Development Ltd.
The summer festival tour of the mobile interactive truck begins
The interactive display demonstatring the nuclear energy and the Paks II. project awaits the interested with various eye candies and games in 2017 on 8 festivals.
Almost a ten thousand people will work on the maintenance of the performance of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant
During the peak period of the construction about 8000-8500 professionals might work on Paks II.’s construction site, and the number of experts can reach up to 1000 – said János Süli, minister without portfolio responsible for the design, construction and installation of the two new nuclear power plant units of Paks on his introductory press conference. János Süli announced that Attila Aszódi will continue his work with the nuclear power plant investment as a state secretary.
János Süli took his ministerial oath
János Süli, minister without portfolio responsible for the design, construction and installation of the two new nuclear power plant units of Paks took his ministerial oath on 2 May 2017 before the Parliament.
Committee approvals for János Süli’s ministerial appointment
The Parliament’s Economic Committee and Sustainable Development Committee found János Süli suitable for the position of minister without portfolio responsible for the Paks II. investment following his hearings.
Paks II.’s environmental license became legally binding
The competent authority, the Pest County Government Office approved the environmental license at the second instance which was issued for the Paks II. project on 29th September 2016.
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