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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Text of report by Namibian newspaper The Namibian website on 19 June [Report by Brigitte Weidlich: "Uranium Rush Lands N$6-b Investment for Namibia"] Namibia is set to become home to the world's largest uranium mine with the announcement yesterday by French state-owned energy company Areva that it is injecting US$750 million (about N$6 billion) into a uranium mine at Trekkopje in the Erongo Region.
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