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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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].
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.
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.
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.
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.
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