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2010-07-20 07:00:00

MANSFIELD, Mass., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco Flow Control, a unit of Tyco International, today opened its Advanced Nuclear Testing & Development Facility, one of the largest testing facilities of this type in the world, in Mansfield, Massachusetts. The $25 million facility provides cutting-edge testing and manufacturing capabilities and is designed to help meet the world's growing nuclear power generation needs. The worldwide demand for nuclear power has prompted a rapid increase...

2010-07-01 10:00:00

Taxpayer-Backed Nuclear Loan Guarantees Make July 4th "Energy Non-Independence Day"; 2 of 3 Leading Loan Guarantees Candidates Have Major Foreign Ownership, Large Reactor Component Construction Jobs Are Overseas. WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The notion that taxpayer-backed loan guarantees for more nuclear power means energy independence in the United States is a hoax that could cost unwary U.S. taxpayers tens of billions of dollars while richly benefiting profitable...

2010-05-04 03:00:00

LONDON, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent research, Frost & Sullivan presents JEUMONT Electric with '2009 European Electric Motors in Nuclear Power Plant Applications Market Share Leadership Award'. The European electric motors market in nuclear power applications offers intense challenges that must be addressed to witness success. These include stringent governing policies, difficult customers that demand high levels of satisfaction and the need for quick responses to dynamic...

2010-04-26 14:06:00

PITTSBURGH, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by EDF-CIDEN (Engineering Center for Dismantling and the Environment) to provide reactor vessel (RV) dismantling services for the Chooz A nuclear reactor in France. The first of a three-reactor plant, Chooz A was shut down in 1991 after an operational life of 24 years. It will become the first pressurized water reactor (PWR) in France to be fully dismantled. Chooz units B1 and B2 remain...

2010-03-29 09:30:00

MARLOW, United Kingdom, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The LES Board of Managers today announced Gregory OD Smith has been named new President and Chief Executive Officer for LES and its URENCO USA uranium enrichment facility outside Eunice, New Mexico. The appointment is effective May 3, 2010. Smith currently serves as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nuclear Officer for URENCO USA (formerly the National Enrichment Facility). He replaces Reinhard Hinterreither, who has been appointed Chief...

2010-03-24 09:14:00

TOKYO and PITTSBURGH, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) and Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC today announced the formation of a new joint venture, Advance Uranium Asset Management, Ltd. (AUAM), that will strengthen Toshiba Group's capabilities in the nuclear front end business segments and enhance the extensive range of support services extended to utilities around the world. United Kingdom based AUAM will undertake uranium related transactions in the front end...

2010-03-02 11:17:00

Newport News-AREVA Joint Venture Lauded PITTSBURGH, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent letter by United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission raised concerns about our nation's current capability to produce component parts for the growth of the nuclear industry in the U.S. It was written in response to the awarding of loan guarantees by the U.S. government to build two nuclear reactors in Burke, Georgia that could...

2010-03-02 07:00:00

VAL D'OR, Quebec, March 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abitex Resources Inc. (TSX-V: ABE) (the "Company"; "Abitex") announces the results of an initial resource estimate for the "L" deposit on the Lavoie property located in the Otish Mountains region of Quebec. InnovExplo Inc. ("InnovExplo"), an independent geological consulting firm of Val d'Or, Quebec, completed the resource estimate according to CIM guidelines. A supporting NI 43-101 compliant report will be filed on SEDAR within 45...

2010-02-08 11:03:00

PARIS, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- AREVA announced today the 100% acquisition of U.S.-based Ausra, a leading provider of large-scale concentrated solar power solutions for electricity generation and industrial steam production. This acquisition launches AREVA's new global solar energy business. It reflects AREVA's strategic objective to be the world leader in concentrated solar power (CSP) and will further strengthen and diversify its renewables portfolio. Combining Ausra's proven technology...

2010-02-03 12:30:00

'Ugly' Field of Four Bailout Candidates Present Huge Taxpayer Risks With Rising Cost Estimates, Delays, Flawed Reactor Designs, and Credit Downgrades; January One of Worst Months Ever for Industry WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What if the federal government held a beauty contest for taxpayer-backed nuclear reactor loan guarantee bailouts ... and no reactor project "beauties" could be lined up for the runway? According to experts from around the United States, that is...


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