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The devastating earthquake that forced the closure of four nuclear power plants in Japan demonstrates the serious risk of inadequate back-up generators at US facilities.
MADISON, Pa., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company announced today it has begun the demolition and removal of the retired test reactor outer structure at its Waltz Mill facility here.
Fact Sheet Explores Cost, Safety and Waste Issues Glossed Over by Industry WASHINGTON, Sept.
WARSAW, Poland, February 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Addition of Polish Research Reactor Helps With Worldwide Supply Shortage Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, and the Institute of Atomic Energy in Poland (IAE POLATOM) today announced an agreement to augment and further diversify Covidien's supply of Molybdenum 99 (Mo 99) to produce the medical isotope Technetium 99m (Tc 99m). Tc 99m is a vital medical isotope used in over 80...
MAPLE Reactors Could Solve the Isotope Crisis within 24 months OTTAWA, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, has submitted a Proposal to the Government of Canada's Expert Review Panel on Medical Isotope and Technetium-99m (Tc-99m) Generator Production.
The Canadian government stood by its recent decision to abandon the Maple isotope reactor project, but made very clear that they hope to have the project picked up by private groups to take over the latent nuclear program.
OTTAWA, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, today urged the Government of Canada and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) to consult with international experts and obtain their assistance toward activating the MAPLE project to address the current shortage of medical isotopes created by the shutdown of the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor at Chalk River, Ontario - and to avoid similar occurrences in the...
ASTANA. Sept 25 (Interfax) - The first-ever nuclear power plant in Kazakhstan will be located in the western Mangistau region, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said in the regional administrative center of Aktau on Wednesday. "Intensive development of our economy requires new energy resources.
Mini-nuclear power plant developer Hyperion Power Generation has received a letter of intent from the TES Group for the purchase of the Hyperion Power Module, a compact, transportable nuclear power reactor.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Radioactive water has spilled in a Russian nuclear submarine, but has not escaped into the environment, local media reported on Wednesday. "The radioactivity level inside and outside the atomic submarine is normal.
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