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2014-09-29 12:23:15

Inadequate Response to 2012 "Waste Confidence" Court Action Means Legal Challenge is Inevitable ... Unless NRC Halts Process. WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Firing a shot over the bow of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), 17 groups today took a necessary first step to seeking federal court intervention if the NRC does not stop on its own the licensing and relicensing of 23 reactors at 14 sites across the United States. In urging the NRC to halt its...

2014-09-23 23:03:48

Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, as a Toshiba group company, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Mangiarotti S.p.A., an Italy-based manufacturer of components for the nuclear, oil and gas industries. SEDEGLIANO, ITALY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, as a Toshiba group company, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Mangiarotti S.p.A., an Italy-based manufacturer of components for the nuclear, oil and gas industries. “Today,...

2014-09-22 16:22:44

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sxhc6b/global_nuclear) has announced the addition of the "Global Nuclear Steam Generator (SG) Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sxhc6b/global_nuclear ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) A nuclear steam generator is used to transfer heat from the primary loop to the secondary loop....

2014-09-18 23:06:58

This research report provides details about the growth trends and business opportunities in the global nuclear power and equipment market in from 2014 to 2019. Asia-Pacific is the largest market in this industry, due to the high number of nuclear power plants, followed by Europe. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/nuclear-power-equipment-market-3844928.html) (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The report "Nuclear Power and Equipment Market by Type Reactor Type (PWR and...

2014-09-18 16:22:10

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Nuclear Steam GeneratorA nuclear steam generator is used to transfer heat from the primary loop to the secondary loop. This generator is linked between the primary loop and secondary loop to generate electricity from nuclear power plants. A piping system that contains coolant is called a primary loop, which is normally at very high pressure and temperature. A secondary loop consists of a separate piping system, where water is converted to...

2014-09-18 12:23:23

Chronic Delays Making Already Extremely Expensive Power Source Even More Costly: At Least 49 Out of 66 Reactor Projects Now Running Behind Schedule, Including All 5 in U.S. and Most in China. PARIS and WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Contrary to what is often claimed in the United States by proponents of nuclear power, the reality is that other nations around the globe do not have a better track record when it comes to delivering nuclear reactor projects on time and on...

2014-09-16 16:22:36

Specific Reactor-by-Reactor Update to be Provided: Vast Majority of Reactors Under Construction Are Now Behind Schedule, Tens of Billions of Dollars Over Budget. PARIS and WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the U.S. and other nations, proponents of nuclear power often point to the supposedly swift progress and on-budget delivery of new nuclear power in other nations. But this grossly mischaracterizes the actual track record of the 66 reactors now under construction...

2014-09-15 12:22:24

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took Unit 2 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant offline on Sunday, Sept. 14, for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Each unit at Plant Vogtle requires new fuel every 18 months. The last refueling outage for Unit 2 was completed in the spring of 2013. "Unit 2 marked its 25(th) anniversary of commercial operation in May of this year,"...

2014-09-11 23:05:53

Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced it signed two instrumentation and control system cooperation agreements with China’s State Nuclear Power Automation System Engineering Company. LONDON (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced it signed two instrumentation and control (I&C) system cooperation agreements with China’s State Nuclear Power Automation System Engineering Company (SNPAS). Danny Roderick, president and CEO, Westinghouse...

2014-09-08 08:23:52

NYSE MKT Equities Exchange Symbol - UEC CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Uranium Energy Corp ("UEC" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Melbye as Executive Vice President effective immediately. Scott is a 30-year veteran of the nuclear energy industry having held leadership positions in major uranium mining companies as well as industry-wide organizations. Through to June 2014, Scott was Executive Vice President, Marketing, for...


Latest Nuclear technology 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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