The one megawatt "Nur" reactor is located at Draria on the coast east of Algiers, and has hot cells for the production of radioactive isotopes. The Nuclear Engineering Research Unit, affiliated with the Energy Management Systems Development Center [CDSE], was created on December 31, 1988. Investigaciones Aplicadas (Invap), the Argentine company, supplied Algeria with this small (one megawatt thermal) reactor fuelled with low enriched uranium in the late 1980s.

Argentina committed stepping up nuclear cooperation with Algeria

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Argentina is willing stepping up cooperation with Algeria, aiming to developing the nuclear project which was acquired by Algeria in the 80’s, or when Algeria bought its first nuclear plant, Noor, with 3 megawatt capacity, situated in Draria, western Algiers, the Argentina Ambassador to Algeria, HEM Bibiana Jones, said.

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