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2014-07-28 10:01:24

The National Academies A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academy of Sciences concludes that the overarching lesson learned from the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident is that nuclear plant licensees and their regulators must actively seek out and act on new information about hazards with the potential to affect the safety of nuclear plants.  The committee that wrote the report examined the causes of the Japan accident and identified findings and recommendations...

2014-07-16 08:22:48

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) to facilitate enhanced cooperation and collaboration between CNNC and CB&I in the development of nuclear power plants. The areas of cooperation include operation and maintenance support services for CNNC's operating nuclear power plants in China; engineering, procurement, and construction management...

2014-07-09 12:23:55

DALLAS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Nuclear Power Plant & Equipment Market by Reactor Type (PWR, PHWR, BWR, HTGR, FBR etc.), by Equipment Type (Island Equipment and Auxiliary Equipment) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast till 2019", defines and segments the nuclear power market with analysis and forecasts of the global revenue. The global Nuclear Power and Equipment Market is estimated to grow from over $56.86 Billion in 2014 to nearly $67.23...

2014-06-17 23:00:51

The global inorganic scintillators market witnesses high competitive intensity as there are many big and small firms with similar product offerings - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/inorganic-scintillators-market-121799348.html. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The "Inorganic Scintillators Market by Type (Sodium Iodide/Cesium Iodide/Gadolinium Oxysulfide/Others) & by Application (Nuclear Power Plant/Healthcare/Homeland Security & Defense/Industrial) - Competitive...

2014-05-28 08:24:14

DUBLIN, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zsqlf8/inorganic) has announced the addition of the "Inorganic Scintillators Market by Type & by Application - Competitive Landscape, Global Forecasts & Trends to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The need for nuclear power is growing significantly over the years. Inorganic scintillators are widely used in these nuclear power plants...

2014-05-14 12:31:24

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Steam Generators for Nuclear Power - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/nuclear_power/steam_generators_nuclear_power_global_market_size_competitive_landscape_key_country_analysis_2025.htmlSteam Generators for Nuclear Power - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025Summary"Steam...

2014-05-08 16:29:34

AKRON, Ohio, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, returned to service today following refueling and installation of two new steam generators. The outage began on February 1, 2014. The 900-megawatt Davis-Besse unit began producing electricity at 12:20 p.m. today. The plant, currently operating at 20 percent power, is expected to...

2014-04-25 12:22:36

MOSCOW, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Union of Veterans of Nuclear Energy and Industry (IUVNEI) issued the following statement on Friday: "Nuclear fuel produced by the US firm Westinghouse does not meet the technical requirements of Soviet-era reactors, and using it could cause an accident on the scale of the Chernobyl disaster, which took place on the 26th April 1986. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/683838 ) A decision...

Nuclear Plants Could Withstand Tsunamis If Built For Life On The Sea
2014-04-16 12:56:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Modern-day nuclear power plants face two major issues: threats from natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis, and finding available real estate near a body of water that could be used for cooling. A concept being presented at the Small Modular Reactors Symposium this week in Washington, DC could solve both of those problems. According to experts from MIT, the University of Wisconsin, and nuclear plant construction company...

2014-04-01 08:23:27

BEIJING, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or the "Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, today announced that its proprietary HOLLiAS-N Distributed Control System ("HOLLiAS-N DCS") was successfully applied to Unit 1 of Yangjiang Nuclear Power Plant ("Yang jiang NPP") and went into commercial operation on March 26th, 2014. Hollysys' HOLLiAS-N DCS is one of...


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