Latest Nuclear reactor technology Stories

2008-09-25 09:00:48

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded a contract for engineering, procurement, construction and construction services (EPC) of about $1 billion for USEC's American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio.

2008-09-19 09:00:07

North Korea's Foreign Ministry said the country is restoring its nuclear reactor and isn't concerned about being listed as a terrorism-supporting country.

2008-09-18 15:00:32

DETROIT, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Detroit Edison officials today submitted to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission a Combined License Application for a possible new nuclear power plant at the site of the company's existing nuclear plant near Newport, Mich.

2008-09-17 16:56:38

Nuclear power could make a comeback beyond Earth if NASA goes forward with a proposed a fission reactor in its future moon base. A fission-powered system could generate up to 40 kilowatts and give any lunar outpost enough power to supply eight houses on Earth.

2008-09-18 06:00:34

By Anthony Harrington NOW is a busy time for the various consortia who have submitted designs for the UK's new generation of nuclear power facilities.

2008-09-15 09:00:47

Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AEHI) signed an agreement with a representative of the proposed Colorado Energy Park (CEP) southeast of Pueblo, CO to negotiate contracts on land and water rights for multiple large advanced nuclear reactors.

2008-09-14 03:00:21

By Anonymous Utility Refueling Outage Constellation Energy's Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in Oswego, N.Y. completed its scheduled Unit 2 refueling outage at 1:43 a.m., April 17, 2008. The refueling outage duration was 27 days.

2008-09-12 09:00:45

Text of report in English by Czech national public-service news agency CTK Rez, Central Bohemia, 12 September: New Generation IV nuclear reactors to be developed by the Nuclear Research Institute in Rez should meet the parameters demanded by the Green Party (SZ), Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek (Civic Democrats, ODS) told journalists today.

2008-09-11 06:00:33

By Liz Szabo Thousands of patients in the USA may face delays in getting key medical tests because of a global shortage of radioactive tracers, which are used to perform bone scans and to assess blood flow to the heart, experts say.

2008-09-10 15:15:00

NASA astronauts will need power sources when they return to the moon and establish a lunar outpost. NASA engineers are exploring the possibility of nuclear fission to provide the necessary power and taking initial steps toward a non-nuclear technology demonstration of this type of system.

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