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2009-01-21 14:46:29

The world's first batch of weapons-grade plutonium ever made has been found abandoned at the world's oldest nuclear processing site. The first nuclear reservation established in 1943 at Hanford, Washington, was built to support the U.S.'s pioneering nuclear weapons program. The site was home to the plutonium-239 for Trinity, the first ever nuclear weapon test in 1945. More Hanford plutonium was used in the nuclear strike on Nagasaki a little more than three weeks later. However, Hanford...

2009-01-12 13:54:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Thorium Energy, Inc., a Utah based company, is pleased to announce its inclusion in the recently updated U.S.G.S. Thorium Minerals Yearbook released in October 2008. The publication reflects a sharp increase in United States reserves to 915,000 tons of thorium ore existing on properties currently held by Thorium Energy, Inc. This compares to the previously published U.S.G.S. estimate of 160,000 tons for the entire United States as stated in the...

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2008-10-28 13:55:23

The leader of a British government-funded project to reduce the environmental impact of aviation believes nuclear-powered planes will be a reality by the end of the century. Such nuclear-powered flights would transport millions of passengers around the world, and would allow for longer-distance non-stop flights since aircraft would no longer need to land to refuel.  These flights would also have zero carbon emissions. Ian Poll, who heads the Omega project, is calling for a large research...

2008-10-28 09:00:33

Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AEHI), a developer of nuclear and retail energy-neutral home and business technology, announced that Don Gillispie, the Chairman & CEO of the Company, has conducted an online interview with www.wallstreetnewscast.com. Mr. Gillispie discusses the company's plans to develop local nuclear power plants in the US and Mexico, and their retail energy-neutral products for individual homes and businesses. AEHI seeks to construct a 1600 MWe advanced...

2008-10-13 09:00:41

Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AEHI) has submitted the necessary securities registration statement to the SEC to be able to become a fully reporting company and in preparation to move to the OTC:BB upon approval. The company just turned two years old. AEHI seeks to construct a 1600 MWe advanced nuclear reactor, Idaho Energy Complex, that produces electricity and bio-fuels from the waste heat near Mountain Home, Idaho. The company, which has one of the industry's most experienced...

2008-10-11 21:00:21

By John Collingridge The nuclear power group, which recently agreed to a 12.5bn marriage with French giant EDF, said maintenance of a unit at Eggborough in North Yorkshire will now happen in the first quarter of next year rather than November."Work on the reactors is progressing well but is slightly behind schedule," the group said.Two nuclear power reactors at Hartlepool in the North West and Heysham 1 in the North East are unlikely to restart until early next year although four others...

2008-10-02 18:00:26

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Thorium Energy, Inc., +1-801-326-6110, info@thoriumenergy.com, or Jack Lifton of Thorium Energy, Inc., jacklifton@aol.com Senate Bill Authorizes Use of Thorium in US Nuclear Power Plants SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Thorium Energy, Inc. today announced its wholehearted support for the 2008 Thorium Energy Independence and Security Act of 2008. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Ut) and Senator Harry Reid (D-Nv), the Senate Majority Leader, introduced the...

2008-09-30 09:00:50

Text of report by Justus Ondari entitled "Is Kenya ready to go nuclear?" published by Kenyan privately-owned newspaper Daily Nation website on 30 September; subheadings inserted editorially Twice in less than three months, the government has invited investors interested in setting up nuclear reactors through joint ventures to address the current power shortage. But experts are questioning the country's capacity, both technical and financial, to run nuclear energy. The project's financing,...

2008-09-29 06:00:30

Text of report in English by Chinese publication Beijing Review on 25 September [Report: "Nuclear Ambitions"] China will begin to build the world's first third-generation nuclear power plant at the Sanmen Nuclear Power Project in Sanmen City, coastal Zhejiang Province, in March 2009, according to the State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. The plant will use the AP1000 technology transferred from the US Westinghouse Electric Co. Westinghouse said the AP1000 uses less cable, piping and valves...

2008-09-26 09:00:35

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "S Korea Opts Not To Bid for Turkish Nuclear Reactor Project" by Lee Joon-seung] SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) - South Korea has opted not to bid for the construction of nuclear reactors in Turkey, citing unfavourable business conditions, a source at the state-run power company said Friday. The Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) source, who declined to be identified, said conditions offered by Ankara were too...


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