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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...

2011-02-15 16:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 15, 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, announced today that the Company will present at the Jefferies 11th Global Clean Technology Conference. The conference will take place in New York, NY, on February 23 and 24, 2011. Lightbridge President and CEO, Seth Grae will present at the conference along...

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2011-02-11 10:29:55

A Sandia National Laboratories team helped reach a major milestone in the nation's nuclear nonproliferation efforts by working with the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan to move nuclear materials "” enough to build an estimated 775 nuclear weapons "” to safety. Sandia provided security and logistics expertise to complete the transfer across Kazakhstan of spent fuel containing 11 tons (10 metric tons) of highly enriched uranium and 3.3 tons (3 metric tons) of weapons-grade...

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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...

2010-12-23 03:00:00

STOCKHOLM, December 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The SKB nuclear cargo vessel m/s Sigyn has served the Swedish nuclear waste programme in a safe way since the beginning of the 1980s. From 2013, a new vessel specially designed to meet strict environmental and safety specifications will take over this task. SKB (The Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company) has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group of The Netherlands to build the vessel. To view the Multimedia News Release,...

2010-12-20 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company has completed preparatory work on fuel for its AP1000(TM) nuclear power plants and manufactured the first four fuel assemblies at the company's Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF) in South Carolina. This fuel will be used at Sanmen Unit 1, located in the Zhejiang Province of China. The AP1000 pressurized water reactor (PWR) fuel design uses proven "Robust Fuel Assembly(TM)" technology, which is already in...

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...

2010-10-01 05:58:00

STOCKHOLM, October 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB) is today submitting its latest RD&D programme to the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority. Based on the programme SKB now has the knowledge to submit the applications to build a final repository for spent nuclear fuel in Forsmark. SKB plans to submit the applications in March 2011. According to the Swedish Nuclear Activities Act, SKB and its owners are required to present the...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.