Russian steel maker EVRAZ Market supplied more than 5,000 tonnes of rolled metal for the construction of the first Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh. About 3,000 tonnes of I-beams manufactured by EVRAZ NTMK and over 2,000 tonnes of channels & angles manufactured by EVRAZ ZSMK were shipped by the Bryansk branch of EVRAZ Market. The delivery was carried out by land transport to the port of Ust-Luga, from where rolled metal was delivered by sea to the port of Chittagong.The Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant will be a 2.4 GWe nuclear power plant in Bangladesh. The nuclear power plant is being constructed at Rooppur, adjoining Paksey, in the Ishwardi Upazila of Pabna District, on the bank of the river Padma, 87 miles west of Dhaka. It will be the country's first nuclear power plant, and the first of two units are expected to go into operation in 2023. The VVER-1200/523 Nuclear reactor and critical infrastructure are being built by the Russian Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation. Non-critical infrastructure is being built by Bangladeshi and Indian construction companies such as the MAX Group of Bangladesh and the Hindustan Construction Company of India.