Mining and Chemical Combine

The Mining and Chemical Combine was established in 1950 to produce plutonium for weapons.[1] It is in the closed city Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai. The company is currently part of the Rosatom group.[2]

Control room at the MCC in Zheleznogorsk

The complex has an interim storage facility.[3] There is also a 60 t/year commercial mixed oxide (MOX) fuel fabrication facility (MFFF).[4] The place employs 7000 people.[5]

The MOX production line completed a 10 kg batch in September 2014.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Pike. "Krasnoyarsk-26". globalsecurity.org. Retrieved 2015-07-04.
  2. ^ "О предприятии". Sibghk.ru (in Russian).
  3. ^ "Russia commissions fuel storage facility". world-nuclear-news.org. Retrieved 2015-07-04.
  4. ^ "MOX, Mixed Oxide Fuel". world-nuclear.org. Retrieved 2015-07-04.
  5. ^ "Mining and Chemical Combine (GKhK) | Facilities | NTI". nti.org. Retrieved 2015-07-04.
  6. ^ "Russia makes fast neutron reactor progress". world-nuclear-news.org. Retrieved 2015-07-04.

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Coordinates: 56°21′16″N 93°38′38″E / 56.3544°N 93.6439°E / 56.3544; 93.6439