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CORRECT: Turkey 1st Nuclear Power Plant Project to Cost $20b: AA

January 31, 2013

(Corrects cost in headline after Anatolia agency corrects size of project.)

Rosatom Corp. Atomstroyexport may buy 70% of non-critical cables, fans and valves from Turkish cos., state-run Anatolia news agency says, citing co. officials in southern city of Mersin. * 2m cm of cement and 500k tons of steel will be used in construction of 280 buildings as part of project in Akkuyu near Mersin: AA * NOTE: Russia designing the plant with capacity of 4.8GW, will build, operate * NOTE: Construction to begin in 2015; first 1.2GW reactor to start in 2020; plant to reach full capacity in 2023 * NOTE: Turkey plans to build three nuclear power plants by 2023

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