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2008-07-23 06:00:42

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- One of the international players best positioned to ride the wave of the new nuclear power plant building surge is Areva (EPA:CPI) (Paris). Currently, the company is following through on a memorandum of understanding it signed at the end of 2007 with Russia's leading uranium mining company, state-owned Atomredmetzoloto (ARMZ). In addition to the Areva connection, ARMZ has also established partner relations with Japan's Mitsui...

2008-07-21 03:00:39

By Hagadone, Zach U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, returned recently from a fact- finding trip to France, where he toured several AREVA nuclear facilities and met with the energy giant's CEO Anne Lauvergeon. Craig, who is a senior member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has been a longtime, vocal booster of nuclear energy and was a major player in the effort to bring the AREVA's new $2 billion uranium enrichment facility to the Idaho Falls area. Of particular...

2008-07-19 09:00:34

World News IN BRIEF *PARIS A uranium leak that could date back several years has been found at a plant run by the nuclear power company Areva in Romans- sur-Isere, south-eastern France, officials said. Ministers said there was no environmental or health risk. The news came a day after the government ordered safety tests in all the country's 19 nuclear power plants following another leak at an Areva plant this month. (c) 2008 Independent, The; London (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information...

2008-07-18 09:00:41

French nuclear power group Areva has said that it will perform an internal enquiry in the wake of the incident that occurred on July 7, 2008, at the Socatri plant on the Tricastin nuclear power plant site in France. The incident occured during a draining operation at a water treatment installation, downstream from the enrichment facility and unrelated to the site's nuclear plants. The release into the environment was due to a leaktight fault in a hold-up tank. Areva said that the...

2008-07-18 06:00:41

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Renewed concerns over global warming and record-high crude oil prices have left many policymakers rethinking their views on nuclear power plants. Nuclear power stations, unlike their coal-fired counter parts, do not release carbon dioxide, a leading culprit in global warming. As a result, there has been an increased demand for the mining of uranium, which is used for nuclear power. Through its subsidiary UraMin, AREVA NP, jointly...

2008-07-10 18:00:42

By JORDAN RAUBOLT Hundreds of people last night packed an auditorium at Westminster College in Fulton for a meeting on AmerenUE's plans to apply for a permit to build a new $6 billion, 1,600-megawatt nuclear reactor unit at its existing plant in Callaway County. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission hosted the public event, the first of a series, to discuss the agency's review and licensing process for new nuclear reactors. Officials described it as opportunity to inform and educate the...

2008-07-08 03:00:19

French nuclear engineering major Areva has launched an investment program in Le Creusot, in the Burgundy region of France, to increase the group's forged nuclear component production capacity. Areva noted that, currently, around 80% of the components required to build a European pressurized reactor (EPR) can be produced in Le Creusot. Following the capacity expansion, 100% of the components will be manufactured in the region. The plan will initially concern ingot production at the...

2008-07-07 06:00:23

Researched by Industrial Information Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- M. A. Mortenson Company (Minneapolis, Minnesota) has been selected to construct Iberdrola Renewables' (MCE:IBR) (Madrid, Spain) Elm Creek Windfarm. The windfarm will consist of 66 General Electric (NYSE:GE) 1.5-MW wind turbine/generators plus auxiliary equipment. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/showNews.jsp?newsitemID=135126,...

2008-07-02 15:00:45

Skoda JS (Pilsen, Czech Republic), nuclear power engineering equipment manufacturer, succeeded for the first time at the power concern EDF (France) in 2008. Skoda JS will supply equipment worth CEK 130 mil for a newly built block of the nuclear power station in Flamanville, France. The contract from EDF is a giant reference for Skoda JS. The firm has succeeded for the second time with parts for the reactor EPR, which was developed by Areva (France). It has been supplying parts for the first...

2008-06-30 18:02:49

By Bonnie Pfister, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 28--China wants to have 100 of Westinghouse Electric Co.'s nuclear reactors in operation or under construction by 2020 -- more than double what was anticipated, according to the company's incoming CEO. Aris Candris, who will lead the Monroeville-based firm beginning Tuesday, said Chinese officials shared those plans with Westinghouse during a mid-May meeting. "It is huge," Candris said in an interview Thursday with the...