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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...

2009-05-20 12:30:00

No "Nuclear Renaissance" on the Continent: French, Finnish, and U.K. Experiences Hold Little Relevance for U.S. - Other Than As Cautionary Tales; Copying France "Would Require Nationalization of U.S. Electric Utilities." WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lobbyists and utility company officials who claim that the United States is missing out on a so-called "Nuclear Renaissance" have their facts wrong about what is going on in Europe with nuclear reactors, according to University...

2009-05-12 09:50:00

DETROIT, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 4, The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) will conduct a regional manufacturing outreach workshop at the MGM Grand. The one-day workshop 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 will lead interactive briefings throughout the day. These companies, which are suppliers to the nuclear utility industry, will be seeking...

2009-05-06 01:00:00

LONDON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The nuclear power generation sector is experiencing a surge of interest, leading to a variety of partnerships and collaborations which are changing the face of the industry. With as many as 250 nuclear projects in the global pipeline, component and equipment manufacturers are collaborating to meet the increased global demand; whereas different Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors and utilities are working closely to share investment costs...

2009-04-29 22:30:00

- Integrated nuclear fuel company to operate as Westinghouse subsidiary PITTSBURGH, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company announced today the signing of a share transfer agreement with Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., under which Westinghouse Electric UK Limited will acquire a combined 52 percent stake in Nuclear Fuel Industries, Ltd. (NFI), Japan's sole producer of nuclear fuel for both boiling-water and pressurized-water reactors. The...

2009-04-01 12:59:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Verisae and AREVA announced that they have teamed to provide a comprehensive suite of software and services that manages and automates a variety of electricity transactions across multiple ISO, RTO and utility territories. The combined solution, called Virtual Grid Management, manages traditional electricity transactions, as well as automates demand and price response programs, bidding, meter data, customer site automation and daily settlement of...

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2009-02-28 14:42:33

Activists, including a French scientist, a US actor, indigenous people from Africa, Australia and the US have gathered to issue a warning to US lawmakers against uranium mining. "We want US lawmakers to understand that uranium mining is highly pollutant and that there is currently no scientific answer to the question of radioactive waste containment," Bruno Chareyron of France's CRIIRAD laboratory, which measures radioactivity in the environment, told AFP Friday. "We want them to know that...

2009-02-26 13:33:00

CAPE MAY, N.J., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishermen's Energy of New Jersey, LLC welcomed the announcement of Armand Laferrere, President and CEO of Areva Canada of the opening of a North American headquarters for Areva-Multibrid wind energy division. Daniel Cohen, President of Fishermen's Energy said - "From our discussions with Jean-Francois Beland, who will head the new office for Areva-Multibrid, we believe this is the first step in Areva's research to set up a supply chain and...

2009-02-17 10:43:00

KABUL, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. power engineering company Symbion Power, in collaboration with Hart Security and AREVA Transmission and Distribution, announced today the final phase of their OPERATION WARM TOES initiative. At its completion, OWT will provide more than 3200 pairs of winter boots and shoes, as well as more than 2500 pairs of socks, to needy children in Afghanistan. The first distribution took place at a school in Kabul on December 25, 2008, where nearly 800 children were...


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