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2010-10-21 12:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Techsnabexport (TENEX) is set to open its first subsidiary in the United States. TENAM Corp, a fully owned subsidiary of TENEX, will have their Washington D.C. office opening on Thursday, October 21. TENEX, a Russian Joint-Stock company, is a leading global supplier of nuclear materials and nuclear fuel cycle services. TENAM is the fifth overseas subsidiary of TENEX, joining TENEX-Korea Co. (Seoul), TENEX-Japan Co. (Tokyo), Internexco GmbH...

2008-09-25 09:00:48

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded a contract for engineering, procurement, construction and construction services (EPC) of about $1 billion for USEC's American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio. Fluor will book the revenue into backlog as the client releases task orders throughout the rest of 2008 and 2009. Fluor performed front-end engineering and design and construction services for USEC from May 2004 to July 2007, with detailed design also underway on...

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...

2008-06-29 21:02:35

By WILLIAM H. MILLER - uclear power's resurgence in the United States is tied to a surprisingly effective program that is helping to make the world a safer place from nuclear weapons. Known as the "megatons to megawatts" program, it has led to the elimination of huge stockpiles of nuclear-weapons materials, limiting access to these materials by rogue countries and terrorist groups. Established 15 years ago by the U.S. and Russian governments, the megatons to megawatts accord has a...

2008-04-14 18:00:38

Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) submitted its loan guarantee implementation plan to Congress and said it intends to issue its loan guarantee solicitations as soon as possible after the congressional review. USEC Inc. (NYSE:USU) said today it is planning to submit an application shortly after the DOE solicitation is made late in the second quarter of 2008. USEC strongly supports the principles behind the DOE loan guarantee program, which will help America rebuild its...

2006-07-13 04:42:46

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Energy Committee told President George W. Bush on Wednesday they would oppose a deal allowing Russia to sell more highly enriched uranium as fuel to U.S. nuclear power plants. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he will urge Bush at this weekend's rich nations' meeting in St. Petersburg to alter two supply agreements in order for Russia to ship more enriched uranium to the United States. Russia signed...

2006-07-12 22:36:32

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Energy Committee told President George W. Bush on Wednesday they would oppose a deal allowing Russia to sell more highly enriched uranium as fuel to U.S. nuclear power plants. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he will urge Bush at this weekend's rich nations' meeting in St. Petersburg to alter two supply agreements in order for Russia to ship more enriched uranium to the United States. Russia signed...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'