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2014-05-13 08:20:38

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info UNITED States President Barack Obama declared in 2009, that America's nuclear strategy would include a commitment to 'Global Zero' - a multinational cooperative effort dedicated to the voluntary elimination of nuclear weapons. However, claims that Russia has violated previous nuclear agreements have soured interest on additional arms control cooperation with Moscow in the US Congress, writes...

2014-05-09 12:22:19

ATLANTA, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the completion of the latest major milestone in the construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 near Waynesboro, Ga. On Thursday, the project team successfully placed the Unit 4 containment vessel bottom head (CVBH) into that unit's nuclear island. The CVBH weighs more than 1.8 million pounds, or 900 tons, and is nearly 38 feet tall and 130 feet wide. The component consists of dozens of individual steel plates and was...

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...

2014-05-06 23:03:11

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the 2nd Annual Nuclear Training and Simulation China Forum, happening on May 28–30, 2014, in Shenzhen, China. London, UK (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the 2nd Annual Nuclear Training and Simulation China Forum, happening on May 28–30, 2014, in Shenzhen, China. In line with China’s firm commitment to the rapid expansion of the use of nuclear energy, the need for information and...

2014-05-02 16:22:15

OTTAWA, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian nuclear industry welcomes the Canadian government's support for paid internships for post-secondary graduates. "The announcement will enable the nuclear industry to increase its supply of highly qualified workers," said Dr. John Barrett, President of the Canadian Nuclear Association. "Employers will be able to provide young people with real-life work experience so that they can easily transition to the labour market." The federal...

2014-05-02 12:22:58

NEWPORT, Mich., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) this week filed an application with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to renew the license for its Fermi 2 nuclear power plant. U.S. nuclear power plants were originally licensed for 40 years of operation. For Fermi 2, the original license ends in 2025. A successful license renewal process will provide the residents and businesses of southeast Michigan a source of clean and safe energy for an additional 20 years...

2014-04-29 23:03:59

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Uranium Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth And Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse full report - http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/uranium-market.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Uranium is mostly used in nuclear power plants to generate electricity. The rising demand for electricity and the capacity of nuclear reactors is driving the uranium market. The global...

2014-04-28 08:24:19

Nuclear Matters Failing to Disclose Exelon as Primary Funder; C2ES Misleads by Not Mentioning Heavy Utility Industry Funding in 4/28 Nat'l Press Club Briefing Announcement WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two organizations that inexplicably are getting a pass from most news media outlets in the United States - Nuclear Matters and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) - are, in fact, de facto nuclear industry front groups that have failed entirely to be transparent about...

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...

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...


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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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