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2008-09-25 09:00:48

USEC Inc. (NYSE:USU) awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and construction management services contract to Fluor Corporation totaling approximately $1 billion for USEC's American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio. The contract is consistent with the previously announced $3.5 billion project budget for the American Centrifuge Plant. Under the new contract, which runs from 2008 to 2012, Fluor will be reimbursed for costs plus a fixed fee. Fluor can also earn an incentive fee...

2008-09-17 00:00:12

By The Associated Press VIENNA, Austria (AP) - A new International Atomic Energy Agency report said Monday that Iran has repeatedly blocked a U.N. investigation into allegations it tried to make nuclear arms and the probe is now deadlocked.Since its last report in May, "the agency " has not been able to make any substantive progress," said a copy of the IAEA report obtained by The Associated Press. It called the impasse a matter of "serious concern."The IAEA report was released to the...

2008-09-14 03:00:21

By Anonymous Utility Refueling Outage Constellation Energy's Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in Oswego, N.Y. completed its scheduled Unit 2 refueling outage at 1:43 a.m., April 17, 2008. The refueling outage duration was 27 days. Refueling and maintenance activities completed during the outage included inspections, upgrades androutine replacement of equipment such as motors, valves and seals. In addition, Constellation Energy completed several projects that contribute to the long-term...

2008-09-02 09:00:37

USEC Inc. (NYSE:USU) submitted on August 29, 2008, the second part of a two-part application for a loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to fund construction of the American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio. USEC submitted the first part on July 24, 2008. DOE invited nuclear energy projects to submit loan guarantee applications on June 30, 2008. DOE had set a deadline of September 29, 2008, for part I applications and December 2, 2008, for part II applications for...

2008-08-26 09:01:12

Jordan to buy nuclear reactor from France AMMAN, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Energy-thirst Jordan plans to purchase a nuclear reactor from France to produce electricity and enriched uranium for peaceful purposes, Prime Minister Nader Dahabi was quoted by official news agency Petra on Monday. Jordan is currently negotiating such a cooperation deal with a French company, Dahabi said in a meeting with members of the Jordanian-French Parliamentary Friendship Committee. This comes as part of the...

2008-08-19 12:00:49

USEC Inc.'s (NYSE:USU) American Centrifuge project is creating thousands of jobs at sites across the United States and helping rebuild America's nuclear manufacturing base. USEC's suppliers are adding jobs and building new facilities to manufacture centrifuge machine parts and support systems for the American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio. Plant construction and machine assembly and testing will create additional jobs. USEC estimates that the American Centrifuge Plant will create...

2008-07-29 15:01:08

POWERTECH URANIUM CORP. ("Powertech" or the "Company") (TSX: PWE)(FRNAKFURT: P8A) is pleased to announce that at the Company's Annual General Meeting of the shareholders (the "Meeting") held on July 15, 2008, the Company's shareholders approved the re-election of its current directors, being Richard F. Clement, Jr., Wallace M. Mays, Thomas A. Doyle, Douglas E. Eacrett, Greg C. Burnett and Malcolm F. Clay, and the election of Robert Leclere and Gerard Pauluis, the nominees from Societe Belge...

2008-07-24 00:00:23

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI Kalpakkam (TN) [south India] 23 July: The Indo-US nuclear deal would liberate India from a technology denial regime since 1974 enforced after the country first tested its nuclear device and pave the way for "two-way traffic of exchange of inventions and discoveries," a top nuclear scientist said on Wednesday [23 July]. MR Srinivasan, former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), said the deal would help India import Light Water Reactors...

2008-07-21 03:00:39

By Hagadone, Zach U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, returned recently from a fact- finding trip to France, where he toured several AREVA nuclear facilities and met with the energy giant's CEO Anne Lauvergeon. Craig, who is a senior member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has been a longtime, vocal booster of nuclear energy and was a major player in the effort to bring the AREVA's new $2 billion uranium enrichment facility to the Idaho Falls area. Of particular...

2008-07-19 12:00:11

Text of article by Komail Naqipur under Gozaresh-e Ruz [Report of the Day] column headlined: The talks and suspension calculations, which one is beneficial to the 5+1 group published by Iranian newspaper Iran website on 15 July The secretary of the Supreme National Security Council and the team of diplomats of our country for nuclear negotiation will land at Geneva airport on 29 Tir 1387 [19 July 2008] under circumstances where it is not necessary for their Western counterparts to bargain...

Latest Enriched uranium Reference Libraries

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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