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2012-08-12 23:03:30

MENA and African nations including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa are pushing forward new nuclear construction projects that offer global engineering firms over $300 billion of new contracts from 2012. (PRWEB) August 11, 2012 The 3rd Annual MENA Nuclear Construction Conference takes place in Dubai on the 25-26 September and is the only meeting that will bring together key buyers from each nation to build their $multi-billion supply chains. The MENA nuclear...

2012-08-10 23:02:23

With the decommissioning projects costing up to $5billion, it is critical for decommissioning managers to complete their projects on time and within their stringent allocated budgets. (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 In order to do so, important questions have to be asked including: What are the most efficient ways of prioritizing and allocating funds to various projects on site to mitigate fiscal risk? Which contractual model will best suit the project and enable you to work effectively...

Japanese Nuclear Disaster Could Cause More Deaths
2012-07-18 11:17:41

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Based on recent findings, researchers from Stanford University believe that radiation stemming from Japan´s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster may eventually lead to anywhere from 15 to 1,3000 deaths, with 24 to 2,500 due to cancer, in the country. The results of the project differ from previous studies that stated that the radioactive release from the nuclear disaster would not lead to significant health effects. The...

2012-07-13 23:02:19

The only MENA focused nuclear construction conference has had to expand its venue for 2012 after the exhibition has sold out in just 6 weeks since the conference was announced in June. (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Nuclear Energy Insider´s 3rd Annual MENA Nuclear Construction Conference (25-26 September, Dubai) is bringing together over 300 senior decision makers from leading energy stakeholders including KA CARE, KEPCO, Jordan Atomic Energy Commission, Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and...


Latest Nuclear power Reference Libraries

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2005-05-25 11:04:31

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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