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2014-06-30 14:40:41

University of Texas at Austin Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have devised a new method for enriching a group of the world's most expensive chemical commodities, stable isotopes, which are vital to medical imaging and nuclear power, as reported this week in the journal Nature Physics. For many isotopes, the new method is cheaper than existing methods. For others, it is more environmentally friendly. A less expensive, domestic source of stable isotopes could ensure...

2011-08-05 00:00:03

Early Stage Company Receives the Rare Acknowledgement of Patentability on a First Office Action on Two Patents in One Month Ponte Vedra, FL (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 US patents will be granted on two different separation technologies that have been in development by Armington Technologies, LLC's affiliate, Tenoroc, LLC. The US Department of Energy estimates that separation processes represent 40 to 70 percent of both capital and operating costs in industry. They also account for 45 percent...

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...

2011-02-17 14:10:00

EUNICE, N.M., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- URENCO USA today announced formation of URENCO USA Energy Services, LLC to provide consulting and advisory services to the nuclear industry. URENCO USA Energy Services will assist the advancement of new nuclear construction projects by sharing the significant body of experience from the licensing, designing, permitting, constructing, and commissioning of the company's uranium enrichment facility in Eunice, NM. URENCO USA Energy Services, LLC...


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