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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...

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2014-04-17 16:23:16

OTTAWA, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) today welcomed the announcement of a service agreement between Canadian Nuclear Partners and Westinghouse Electric Company. "In choosing to work together, these leaders in innovation will reinforce the nuclear industry's contributions to Canada's knowledge economy," said Dr. John Barrett, CNA President and CEO. "They clearly see that Canadian nuclear technology offers great potential to a world that seeks both...

2014-04-16 23:02:36

Westinghouse Electric Company and Ontario Power Generation, Inc., through its subsidiary, Canadian Nuclear Partners, today announced an agreement that would enable the two companies to work together on a wide range of global nuclear projects. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company and Ontario Power Generation, Inc. (OPG), through its subsidiary, Canadian Nuclear Partners (CNP), today announced an agreement that would enable the two companies to work together...

2014-04-16 20:21:01

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 23, employees at the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., will conduct a hostile action-based exercise in coordination with federal, state and local emergency officials that will be evaluated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO "We want to inform the community that this is only a drill and there is no cause for concern," said...

2014-04-15 16:22:08

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Plant near Waynesboro, Ga., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Plant operators safely took the unit offline on March 16. Electricity production resumed on April 14 at 5:08 p.m. ET. The last refueling outage for Unit 1 was completed in fall 2012. "Safety is our top...

2014-04-08 23:04:57

MarketOptimizer.org offers adds Latest Reports on Nuclear Power Market for US and South Korea to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The report provides in depth analysis on global nuclear power market with forecasts up to 2025. The report analyzes the power market scenario in the US (includes thermal conventional, nuclear, large hydro, pumped storage and renewables) and provides future outlook with forecasts up to 2025. The research details nuclear power market outlook in the...

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...

2014-03-31 08:24:03

ATLANTA, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Atomic Museum Foundation has named Southern Company the recipient of the 2014 National Award of Nuclear Science and History in recognition of the company's leadership in and commitment to new nuclear development. The award was presented at the Einstein Society Gala in Albuquerque, N.M. Southern Company subsidiary Southern Nuclear's Chairman, President and CEO Stephen E. Kuczynski accepted the award. (Logo:...

2014-03-28 08:22:02

DALLAS, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Report on China Waste Incineration for Power Generation Industry, 2014-2018, China thermal power generation industry, 2014, China hydraulic power generation industry, 2014 and China nuclear power generation industry, 2014 are new market research reports available with ReportsnReports.com. Research Report on China Waste Incineration for Power Generation Industry, 2014-2018 available with ReportsnReports.com at...

2014-03-27 20:20:33

SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today executed a joint settlement with Southern California Edison (SCE), The Utility Reform Network (TURN) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Office of Ratepayer Advocates (ORA) which, if approved, would resolve the CPUC's current inquiry into the June 2013 retirement of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). Last year, SCE, as the majority owner and operator of SONGS,...

2014-03-26 16:22:49

OTTAWA, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) welcomes Prime Minister Stephen Harper's announcement to contribute $28 million to increase the security of nuclear facilities and radioactive sources, and prevent illegal trafficking of nuclear and radioactive materials around the world. The announcement was made on March 25, during the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) in The Hague, Netherlands, where leaders from 53 countries gathered to discuss ways to strengthen...


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Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...

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