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2012-03-29 10:16:35

American researchers have shown that prospective magnetic fusion power systems would pose a much lower risk of being used for the production of weapon-usable materials than nuclear fission reactors and their associated fuel cycle. The researchers, from Princeton University, found that if nuclear fusion power plants are designed to accommodate appropriate safeguards, there is little risk of fissile materials being produced for weapons, either secretly or overtly. Their results have been...

2011-07-19 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by URENCO ChemPlants Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of URENCO Ltd, for project management, design engineering, procurement, construction management and inactive commissioning associated with a new tails management facility (TMF) at URENCO's Capenhurst site in north-west England, United Kingdom. This is a major nuclear/chemical development for...

2011-06-13 17:30:00

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two United Steelworkers Union (USW) local union leaders from the Paducah, Ky., and Portsmith, Ohio, nuclear facilities testified today before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power to advocate for measures that will create and save jobs, while raising revenue for the federal treasury. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) Testifying were USW Local 550 Vice President Jim H. Key, representing 1,000 union...

2011-06-09 05:59:00

KYIV, Ukraine, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov announced that Ukraine accomplished nearly all of its commitments concerning the removal of enriched uranium from the country's territory. In April 2010 the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych took on the responsibility to eliminate the remaining enriched uranium stock in exchange for the provision of necessary technical and financial assistance to the project by the United States. "Ukraine has...

2011-04-18 14:23:00

HOBBS, N.M., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Senator Pete V. Domenici will be the key note speaker at the Uranium Fuel Cycle Conference, April 27 in Hobbs, N.M. The N.M. Center for Energy Policy, which is a division of New Mexico Tech, in partnership with the Economic Development Corporation of Lea County and New Mexico Junior College, is organizing the conference to bring together leaders in nuclear-related mining, energy and waste management. Domenici has long been...


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2005-05-25 11:04:31

Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...

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