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2008-08-29 15:00:41

Jordan and French company ink MoU on uranium mining AMMAN, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Jordan signed Wednesday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with French company Areva on uranium mining, local daily The Jordan Times reported Thursday. Khalid Touqan, head of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission, was quoted as saying that the MoU, signed during Jordanian King Abdullah II's visit to France, is "declaration of principles" that set the guidelines for a comprehensive agreement on mining in...

2008-08-29 09:00:56

Total, an integrated oil and gas company, has appointed Bernard Esteve as advisor to the company, reporting to Philippe Boisseau, president of gas and power. Mr Esteve's appointment will help Total meet its strategic goal of expanding into the nuclear power industry, the company said. In 2000, Mr Esteve joined Framatome (now Areva) as vice president of nuclear fuel. He was appointed senior vice president of nuclear power plants at Framatome ANP in 2002. In 2006, he moved to the US as...

2008-08-18 12:00:49

By Steven Erlanger Maia de la Baume contributed reporting from Paris and Matthew L. Wald contributed from Washington. * It looks like an ordinary building site, but for the two massive, rounded concrete shells looming above the ocean, like dusty mushrooms. Here on the Normandy coast, France is building its newest nuclear reactor, alongside two older ones. It is the first reactor to be built in the country in 10 years and will cost $5.1 billion. And President Nicolas Sarkozy has...

2008-08-15 06:00:35

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ff9d59/frances_nuclear_p) has announced the addition of the "France's Nuclear Power Market Potential" report to their offering. In the midst of worldwide crisis of escalating oil prices, France is among the few countries that are least affected. The reason being country's well developed, organized and well structured nuclear power sector, which produces almost 80% of countries total power. With annual nuclear power...

2008-08-14 06:00:42

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In June 2008, Germany's E.ON (OTC:EONGY) (Duesseldorf) and Italian Enel SpA (BIT:ENEL) (Rome), signed a memorandum of understanding with the Romanian electricity utility Termoelectrica S.A. (Bucharest) for the construction of an 800-megawatt (MW) coal-fired steam turbine at one of its subsidiaries -- Braila Power Plant, located in the Romanian district of Chiscani. The E.ON-Enel consortium is to form a joint venture with...

2008-08-12 09:01:19

French electricity generation major EDF and the China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Company have signed the final agreements for the creation of the Guangdong Taishan Nuclear Power Joint Venture Company, to construct and operate two European pressurized water reactor nuclear power stations modeled on EDF's existing reactor at Flamanville in Normandy, France, at Taishan in the Chinese province of Guangdong. EDF will hold 30% of Guangdong Taishan Nuclear Power Joint Venture Company (TNPC)...

2008-08-11 12:01:05

Text of report in English by Belarusian privately-owned news agency Belapan Minsk, 11 August: China's Guangdong Nuclear Power Group has expressed its intention to participate in the construction of Belarus's first-ever nuclear power plant, Belarusian Deputy Energy Minster Mikhail Mikhadzyuk told reporters in Minsk on Monday [11 August]. "China has 20 years of experience in the construction and maintenance of nuclear power plants, and that is why we will consider this proposal of the...

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...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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