TEHRAN, Apr. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – Two significant AEOI’s nuclear achievements were unveiled and three major nuclear centers came on stream during a ceremony marking Iran’s National Nuclear Technology Day on Sun. attended by Pres. Rouhani.
The two nuclear achievements include the design and development of an advanced stone centrifuge machine and high-temperature condensate RG pump for Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant. The stone centrifuge machine is used for oilfield exploration, and the high-temperature condensate RG pump has been designed, developed and tested for the first time in the country with one-fourth of its foreign version’s costs.
Three major nuclear-technology-related centers also came on stream, including Center for Producing and Developing Cyclotron-Produced Radiopharmaceuticals in Alborz province, Center for Industrial Irradiation in Qazvin province, and Project for Uranium Ore Grinding and Concentration in Saghand Mineral Complex.
The President also visited the exhibition showcasing the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran’s achievements and was briefed by the managers and experts of Iran’s atomic industry about the latest achievements and advancements in the country’s nuclear technology.
According to the AEOI’s head Ali Akbar Salehi, Iran’s nuclear achievements last year have had a 50-percent rise compared to a year before.