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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...

2009-12-16 10:10:00

Rejection by Private Financing, Skyrocketing Cost Projections, Falling Demand, and Faulty Reactor Designs Can't Be Solved With U.S. Shifting to "Nuclear Socialism" to Bail Out Industry. WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The beleaguered nuclear power industry is now the "public option" of U.S. energy, unable to move forward without a bailout in the form of taxpayer-backed loan guarantees involving a high risk of default. Citing three recent negative developments for the nuclear...

2009-11-30 09:06:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Electric Power Transmission And Distribution Equipment - A Worldwide Market Review http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164507/Electric-Power-Transmission-And-Distribution-Equipment---A-Worldwide-Market-Review.html With electricity consumption waxing at a robust rate in residential, commercial and industrial end-use markets, there exists strong demand potential for...

2009-11-27 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX.V - CVV) ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Cluff Lake project data and mineral claims ("Project"), located in the Western Athabasca Basin, from Hawk Uranium Inc. (TSX.V - HUI) ("Hawk"). CanAlaska will purchase 100% of the project from Hawk for 1,250,000 Company shares and a cash payment of Cdn$62,500, subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. Hawk will retain a 2.5%...

2009-11-16 07:00:00

MONTREAL, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ - The Montreal 2010 World Energy Congress today unveiled the complete program of what is, every three years, the largest international gathering on all energy sources. The theme of WEC Montreal 2010, Responding now to global challenges - Energy in transition for a living planet, provides a framework within which the energy industry's four main challenges will be addressed. Each challenge will be the focus of one of the four days of the Congress: accessibility,...

2009-10-13 09:20:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Global Nuclear Reactor Coolant Pump Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0154753/Reportlinker-Adds-Global-Nuclear-Reactor-Coolant-Pump-Market-Analysis-and-Forecasts-to-2015.html Global Nuclear Reactor Coolant Pump Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 Summary Nuclear industry plays a vital role in global...

2009-10-07 08:00:00

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh Americas Corporation, a leading provider of digital office equipment, has been awarded an AREVA Certified Supplier seal of approval, demonstrating the strong relationship between the two organizations. AREVA, a world leader in the nuclear power industry, selected Ricoh among 150 companies in the U.S. for this recognition. To receive this certification, Ricoh was required to meet 25 different AREVA criteria such as quality, sustainable...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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