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2008-08-08 12:00:40

Negotiations with the French-German company Areva regarding possible construction of a nuclear power plant by the company in Belarus have been postponed, the Belapan news agency reported on 8 August, quoting Mikalay Hrusha, deputy director-general of the Belarusian Science Academy's Sosny nuclear and power engineering centre. Hrusha said that the visit by the Energy Ministry delegation was postponed because Areva's CEO Ann Lauvergeon would be on vacation at the time. Originally published...

2008-08-06 06:00:34

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Global steel giant ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) (Luxembourg) is planning to select an engineering firm by the third quarter of 2008 to perform consulting services for the $127 million galvanizing expansion project of its Brazilian unit, Vega, in the city of Sao Francisco do Sul, about 150 kilometers north of the state of Santa Catarina's capital, Florianopolis. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's...

2008-08-05 03:00:42

French nuclear engineering major Areva has signed a $200 million contract with Taiwan Power Company to supply boiling water reactor fuel assemblies for each of the two units at the Chinshan and Kuosheng nuclear power plants in Taiwan. The award is the conclusion of an invitation to bid launched in June 2007. The scope of work includes five firm reload batches and three optional reload batches for each unit. Areva will provide core monitoring system assistance in addition to fabrication...

2008-07-30 12:01:10

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/e7ef88/the_rebirth_of_nuc) has announced the addition of the "The Rebirth of Nuclear Power In the United States" report to their offering. American nuclear power is coming out of the shadows as a viable alternative energy source: From President Bush's recent call for the United States to "take advantage of clean, safe nuclear power," to NRG Energy, Inc. announcing plans last fall to build new nuclear plants in Texas,...

2008-07-30 06:00:49

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Indian engineering major Larsen & Toubro (BOM: 500510) (L&T) (Mumbai) and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) (Mumbai) are likely to establish a $750 million joint venture to manufacture forgings for nuclear power plants. This month, NPCIL received an in-principal approval from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is also the Minister in Charge for the Department of Atomic Energy, to develop an integrated...

2008-07-28 12:01:00

ST. LOUIS, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, a Missouri-based utility subsidiary of Ameren Corporation , announced the company submitted today a combined Construction and Operating License Application (COLA) to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a potential new nuclear power plant in Callaway County, Mo. The 8,000-page application seeks regulatory approvals to potentially build a new 1,600-megawatt pressurized water reactor adjacent to AmerenUE's existing nuclear...

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...


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