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Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Modern-day nuclear power plants face two major issues: threats from natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis, and finding available real estate near a body of water that could be...

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2014-04-17 16:23:16

OTTAWA, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) today welcomed the announcement of a service agreement between Canadian Nuclear Partners and Westinghouse Electric Company. "In choosing to work together, these leaders in innovation will reinforce the nuclear industry's contributions to Canada's knowledge economy," said Dr. John Barrett, CNA President and CEO. "They clearly see that Canadian nuclear technology offers great potential to a world that seeks both...

2014-04-16 23:02:36

Westinghouse Electric Company and Ontario Power Generation, Inc., through its subsidiary, Canadian Nuclear Partners, today announced an agreement that would enable the two companies to work together on a wide range of global nuclear projects. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company and Ontario Power Generation, Inc. (OPG), through its subsidiary, Canadian Nuclear Partners (CNP), today announced an agreement that would enable the two companies to work together...

2014-04-16 20:21:01

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 23, employees at the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., will conduct a hostile action-based exercise in coordination with federal, state and local emergency officials that will be evaluated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO "We want to inform the community that this is only a drill and there is no cause for concern," said...

2014-04-15 16:22:08

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 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 March 16. Electricity production resumed on April 14 at 5:08 p.m. ET. The last refueling outage for Unit 1 was completed in fall 2012. "Safety is our top...

2014-04-14 23:09:26

Westinghouse Electric Company is deeply disappointed in the decision by ČEZ, a.s. to cancel the Temelín nuclear power plant tender in the very final stages of the process. The company also stated that the termination negates the significant safety, environmental and economic benefits that are inherent to the Westinghouse AP1000® technology and the company’s “Buy Where We Build™” business model. PRAGUE (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company is deeply...

2014-04-11 23:22:42

Westinghouse Electric Company and Ukraine’s Energoatom today agreed to a contract extension for fuel deliveries to Ukrainian nuclear power plants through 2020. The contract provides for the continuation of the long-standing partnership between the two companies in providing competitive and secure nuclear fuel supplies for Ukraine’s reactor fleet. KIEV (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company and the National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine (NNEGC Energoatom)...

2014-04-11 08:21:33

DUBLIN, Apr. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sgwzrv/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Borax Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Global and Chinese Borax Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global borax industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a...

2014-04-08 23:04:57

MarketOptimizer.org offers adds Latest Reports on Nuclear Power Market for US and South Korea to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The report provides in depth analysis on global nuclear power market with forecasts up to 2025. The report analyzes the power market scenario in the US (includes thermal conventional, nuclear, large hydro, pumped storage and renewables) and provides future outlook with forecasts up to 2025. The research details nuclear power market outlook in the...

2014-04-03 08:22:59

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading global financial services firm, today announced that it will convene its first Uranium Conference in New York on Thursday, April 3(rd). The conference will highlight developments and emerging trends in the rapidly-evolving Uranium sector. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with top industry leaders, institutional investors and venture capitalists through individual presentations, panel discussions...

2014-04-02 08:24:24

Trading Symbols: TSX-V:URC and TSX:UEX VANCOUVER, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Uracan Resources Ltd. (TSX.V:URC) ("Uracan") and UEX Corporation (TSX:UEX) ("UEX") are pleased to announce initial drilling results from the first six diamond drill holes completed on the Black Lake Project ("the Property") located along the northern margin of the prolific Athabasca Basin in northern Saskatchewan. The drilling program encountered uranium intersections of 0.131% U(3)O(8) over 0.5 metres and 0.124%...


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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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