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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...

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...


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