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2012-08-10 23:02:23

With the decommissioning projects costing up to $5billion, it is critical for decommissioning managers to complete their projects on time and within their stringent allocated budgets. (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 In order to do so, important questions have to be asked including: What are the most efficient ways of prioritizing and allocating funds to various projects on site to mitigate fiscal risk? Which contractual model will best suit the project and enable you to work effectively...

2011-06-29 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that a joint venture of Jacobs, AMEC and Costain, is one of six organisations awarded a framework contract by Magnox Limited to provide waste retrieval, processing and filling services at eight of their nuclear power station sites across the UK. The joint venture is one of only three to have secured a contract for both solid and wet wastes and it now enables the selected companies to...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

SLIEDRECHT, The Netherlands and BRISTOL, England, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UNIT4 (http://www.unit4.com/), the world's leading provider of business software for Businesses Living IN Change (BLINC(TM)), today announced that it has secured a new contract with nuclear power specialist Magnox Ltd. The contract is worth approximately GBP2.5million in software and services to UNIT4 and will see Magnox replace its SAP system and implement Route 66, the latest version of UNIT4's Agresso...

2010-03-29 10:30:00

PITTSBURGH, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today confirmed that it will commence innovative new commercial arrangements with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) involving the long-term lease of the Springfields nuclear fuel manufacturing site, near Preston in Lancashire. The new arrangements were marked at a ceremony on the site today attended by President and CEO of Westinghouse Dr. Aris S. Candris, NDA Commercial Director John Clarke and President &...

2008-08-04 12:01:17

ON THE back-burner. Serious consequences arise from the collapse of the GBP12bn deal which would have involved the French state- owned energy giant EDF taking over British Energy (BE). On the political front, the failure of the proposed takeover is an embarrassment for Gordon Brown. The Prime Minister has opted for a massive nuclear investment programme to meet Britian's future energy needs. An EDF takeover of BE was seen as the vanguard to deliver that programme. The timescale for, and the...

2006-02-23 16:20:00

By Jeremy Lovell SELLAFIELD (Reuters) - Nuclear waste, the spectre haunting the industry, will not pose a problem if Britain decides later this year to build a new generation of nuclear power plants, scientists said on Thursday. With a lethal life measured in thousands of years, waste from nuclear power stations has a powerful grip on public imagination who fear theft or attack by terrorists or simply that it is an unwanted legacy for generations to come. "From a technical point of view we...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'