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2009-10-06 07:00:00

SHANGHAI, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world's second largest power market, China is making a significant investment in its nuclear power infrastructure; developing the most advanced third-generation reactors and aiming to increase its wattage tenfold, adding 70 Gigawatts by 2020. Tyco Flow Control has been working with China to meet its demand for nuclear solutions, and was awarded two separate contracts to provide the critical safety valves for four state-of-the-art nuclear...

2009-09-16 13:25:00

BOSTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that it has been selected as an AREVA Certified Supplier by AREVA Inc., a global and U.S. nuclear power vendor and a key player in the electricity transmission and distribution sector. GEI provides geotechnical and environmental consulting services to AREVA for the infrastructure, foundations, and...

2009-09-15 10:00:00

Marignac Says "Far From Being a Model, France Should be a Powerful Cautionary Tale for the U.S. about the Folly of a Headlong Rush into More Nuclear Power" WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. policy makers are in the grips of "dangerous and costly illusions" if they think that France is a model showing how nuclear power could be implemented aggressively in the United States, according to Yves Marignac, a leading international consultant on nuclear energy issues and the...

2009-09-10 13:00:00

Two, Large Steam Generators En Route to Three Mile Island Through South Central PA Sept. 15-30 HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than two years of planning and coordination with many state and local agencies has prepared Pennsylvania to accommodate the move of two large steam generators this month that are destined for Three Mile Island, Governor Edward G. Rendell said today. The generators, which do not contain radioactive material, are expected to enter...

2009-09-10 08:44:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Flexible AC Transmission Equipment Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0109909/World-Flexible-AC-Transmission-Equipment-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Flexibe AC Transmission Equipment in Millions of US$. The market is analyzed by the following Compensation Types - Fixed Compensation, and Variable Compensation. The report...

2009-07-02 09:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco Flow Control announced that the company's Germany-based Sempell AG, a leading provider of nuclear valve products worldwide, accepted the "Top AREVA Supplier" designation at a ceremony in Berlin on July 1. AREVA, a world energy expert in nuclear power generation, electricity transmission and distribution, recognized their vital relationship with Sempell AG, and their mutual commitment to innovation, reliability and quality in the power...

2009-06-18 11:23:00

PIKETON, Ohio, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland today joined executives from Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), AREVA, USEC Inc., UniStar Nuclear Energy and the Southern Ohio Diversification Initiative (SODI) to announce the formation of an alliance to pursue the development of America's first clean energy park project at a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) site in Piketon, Ohio. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) Known as the Southern Ohio...

2009-06-04 16:15:00

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it has been selected as a "Certified Supplier" of high quality, grain-oriented electrical steels by the AREVA Transformer and Distribution (T&D) Division of AREVA. The award is being presented in a ceremony today in Washington, D.C. "AK Steel is honored to receive this prestigious recognition from one of the world's leading producers of electric transmission and distribution products," said James...

2009-06-04 14:00:00

DETROIT, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from hundreds of Michigan companies participated in a day-long regional manufacturing outreach workshop at the MGM Grand. The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), with support from DTE Energy and other local co-sponsors, conducted the workshop that is designed to help companies learn how to supply products and services to the nuclear industry. Top industry leaders in reactor design, engineering, construction and procurement lead interactive...

2009-06-02 13:41:00

Agreement Adds Certainty for UniStar's Planned Fleet of Advanced Nuclear Energy Facilities in U.S. BALTIMORE, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- UniStar Nuclear Energy, LLC (UniStar), a strategic joint venture of Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) and EDF Group, the global leader in nuclear power, said today the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) reached by the Building and Construction Trades Department (BCTD), AFL-CIO, the National Construction Alliance II and all affiliated international unions, and...


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attercop
  • 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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