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2011-03-28 08:25:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS), issued a statement on March 17 emphasizing that the recent problems at Japan's nuclear power plants, as a result of a devastating earthquake and tsunami, have not changed the Company's plans to build the first commercial, environmentally friendly, depleted uranium de-conversion facility in the United States. The Company would like to reiterate that the recent termination of its plans...

2011-02-23 11:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbridge Corporation (Nasdaq: LTBR), the leading innovator of advanced nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, today provided an update on the Company's nuclear fuel development and commercialization efforts at the Jefferies 11th Global Clean Technology Conference. The presentation, led by Seth Grae, Lightbridge President and CEO, and James Malone, Chief Nuclear...

2011-02-20 22:07:31

Time has come revive long-dormant reprocessing program Failure to pursue a program for recycling spent nuclear fuel has put the U.S. far behind other countries and represents a missed opportunity to enhance the nation's energy security and influence other countries, the former chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Sunday. Dale Klein, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Texas System, said largely unfounded concerns and "long-held myths" about the...

2011-02-17 16:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbridge Corporation (Nasdaq: LTBR), the leading innovator of advanced nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, will host a conference call on Friday, February 25 at 11 a.m. EST to discuss the Company's 2010 year-end results and provide an update on recent corporate developments. Seth Grae, President and Chief Executive Officer, will lead the call and additional members...

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2011-02-08 09:00:31

A study of bound protons and neutrons conducted at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has allowed scientists, for the first time, to extract information through experimentation about the internal structure of free neutrons, without the assistance of a theoretical model. The result was published in the Feb. 4 issue of Physical Review Letters. The major hurdle for scientists who study the internal structure of the neutron is that most neutrons are bound up...

2011-02-07 07:00:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS), a leading manufacturer of nuclear medicine products, provides a progress update on its plans to construct the nation's first commercial depleted uranium de-conversion and fluorine extraction processing facility. The Company also plans to address these items during a shareholder conference call to be held on Monday February 7, 2011 at 10:00 AM Central time. What: International...

2011-01-31 11:41:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS), a leading manufacturer of nuclear medicine products, announces a conference call to discuss progress during the fourth quarter of 2010 on the Company's planned uranium de-conversion and fluorine extraction processing facility. What: International Isotopes Inc. Depleted Uranium Project Update Conference Call When: Monday, February 7, 2011 - 10:00AM Central Time How: Live via phone by...

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2011-01-03 08:45:00

Chinese scientists have successfully developed fuel reprocessing technology that will allow them to recycle exhausted nuclear fuel, various media outlets are reporting. According to Reuters, the system was developed and tested at the No. 404 Factory of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) in the Gobi Desert, and "enables the re-use of irradiated fuel and is able to boost the usage rate of uranium materials at nuclear plants by 60 folds." In fact, according to Chinese Central Television...

2010-12-15 08:25:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announces the Company has formed a new joint venture business on a 50-50 ownership basis with RadQual LLC, and has acquired the assets of Technology Imaging Services Inc. (TIS). TIS had been a major distributor of products and services for nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology, and PET imaging. In 2009 Technology Imaging had gross revenues of about $6 million. The new joint...

2010-11-30 16:28:14

What we talk about when we talk about the future of nuclear power A broad review of current research on nuclear power economics has been published in the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. The report concludes that nuclear power will continue to be a viable power source but that the current fuel cycle is not sustainable. Due to uncertainty about waste management, any projection of future costs must be built on basic assumptions that are not grounded in real data. "The goal of this...


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