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2014-10-22 23:03:33

Topical research study “Uranium and Thorium: 2014 World Market Review and Forecast” elaborated by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd is now available at mcgroup.co.uk London, UK (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Uranium is currently produced in around 20 countries across the globe. Kazakhstan is the world’s unrivalled leader in terms of uranium output volume; the country calls for 38% of the world metal production. Australia (31%), Kazakhstan (12%), Russia (9%) and Canada (9%) together...

2014-10-21 12:25:27

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the completion of another major milestone in the construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 near Waynesboro, Ga. On Monday, the project team successfully placed the 180,000-pound CA05 module into the Unit 3 nuclear island. The CA05 structural module is housed within the Unit 3 containment building and is comprised of reinforced steel plates that will be filled with concrete to provide structural support for the...

2014-10-15 12:24:13

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took Unit 2 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant offline Oct. 14 to investigate the cause of the loss of a support system following a lightning strike on an electrical transmission line near the plant. Because the unit was already in the process of coasting down for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage, the decision was made to leave the unit offline and begin the refueling and maintenance outage on Oct....

2014-10-15 12:23:11

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 2 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Plant near Waynesboro, Ga., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Plant operators safely took the unit offline on Sept. 14. Electricity production resumed on Oct. 14 at 9:26 p.m. ET. The last refueling outage for Unit 2 was completed in the spring of 2013. "Safety is...

2014-10-09 16:22:39

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Nuclear PowerNuclear power plants convert heat produced by nuclear fission reaction into electricity and use uranium as a fuel. Heat generated inside the nuclear reactor from the nuclear fission is used to convert water into steam, which drives the turbo generator.TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Nuclear Power market to grow at a CAGR of 3.8 percent over the period 2013-2018. Covered in this ReportThe Global Nuclear Power market can...

2014-10-08 08:21:59

TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Nuclear energy outperforms wind and natural gas in slowing the advance of climate change, the Canadian Nuclear Association said today. The nuclear association released a an independent study by the engineering firm Hatch, which compared greenhouse gas (GHG) and other emissions from nuclear power plants, wind farms, natural gas plants, and wind farms backed by natural gas plants. "Ontario wisely chose to build an electrical system that is...

2014-10-06 16:21:29

MONONA, Wis., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that it has been awarded a one-year, $3 million contract by the U.S. Army to build an advanced neutron radiography unit. The neutron imaging system will be used for the nondestructive inspection of munitions, pyrotechnics and other critical defense components. The company will deliver an upgraded, second-generation version of a similar system that it delivered to Picatinny Arsenal in 2013. The...

2014-10-06 08:23:37

MOHR EFP-IL SFPI System provides precision water level measurements up to 1,000 ft. from pool RICHLAND, Wash., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MOHR Test and Measurement LLC (MOHR), a supplier of guided-wave radar liquid-level and void-fraction sensors for nuclear and other industrial applications, announced the recent successful installation of its EFP-IL Spent Fuel Pool Instrumentation (SFPI) System at the Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant (D.C. Cook) in Michigan, operated by American...

2014-10-02 12:24:08

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spent nuclear fuel (SNF) or used nuclear fuel is fuel that has been irradiated in a nuclear power reactor at a nuclear power plant. Spent nuclear fuel contains plutonium, uranium or even thorium that has been permanently withdrawn from the nuclear reactor. There are many different types of spent nuclear fuel that are stored worldwide today. Some of the categories of SNF include materials production fuels, naval nuclear propulsion fuel, research...

2014-10-01 23:05:23

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced it has booked nearly $500M worth of additional nuclear fuel contracts with eight utility customers in its Americas region within the past year. Also, all Westinghouse nuclear fuel loaded into U.S. pressurized water reactors (PWRs) and boiling water reactors (BWRs) has been operating at a 100-percent leak-free status since May 2014. PITTSBURGH (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced it has booked nearly $500M...


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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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