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2014-07-21 12:22:53

Groups Also Seek Inspector General Investigation of Magwood's Violations of Ethics Laws, Conflicts of Interest Related to Seeking and Landing Job Promoting Nuclear Energy; 2 New Letters Follow June 18th Call for Embattled Magwood to Step Down Voluntarily WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen leading national and local groups - including Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the Southern...

2014-07-18 23:04:47

Researchmoz.us added deep and professional market research reports on "Emerging Nuclear Power Countries - Market Forecast, Key Companies and Development Analysis to 2030" Market Analysis and Overview. (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Emerging Nuclear Power Countries - Market Forecast, Key Companies and Development Analysis to 2030 Summary The latest report from GlobalData, Emerging Nuclear Power Countries - Market Forecast, Key Companies and Development Analysis to 2030 covers the emerging...

2014-07-15 12:31:13

Construction of new Vogtle units builds on history of safety, quality and reliable generation ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer marks the 25(th) anniversary of the start of operations of Unit 2 at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga. Since first coming online in 1989, the 1,215 megawatt (MW) unit has operated continuously - safely and cleanly powering thousands of homes and businesses and employing thousands of residents from the surrounding...

2014-07-14 20:20:49

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 10, the American Nuclear Society selected Southern Nuclear's Charles Nesbitt as the recipient of the 2014 Robert L. Long Training Excellence Award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO The ANS's Education, Training and Workforce Development Division established the award in 1993 to recognize outstanding, innovative, unique and cost-effective contributions to the nuclear training field. As training director for...

2014-07-14 12:23:27

New Training Program Will Enhance National Laboratories' Defense Against Constant Threats RESTON, Va., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel today announced a program with two U.S. national security laboratories to fund multiyear positions for early-career professionals in critical cybersecurity fields. The joint effort will recruit and cultivate cybersecurity experts who can strengthen networks by applying experience from national security environments and from industry....

2014-07-11 23:01:37

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the successful installation of its spent fuel pool level instrumentation system at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, operated by Tennessee Valley Authority. PITTSBURGH (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the successful installation of its spent fuel pool level instrumentation system at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, operated by Tennessee Valley Authority. Spent fuel pools are storage pools for spent, or used, nuclear fuel from...

2014-07-09 12:23:55

DALLAS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Nuclear Power Plant & Equipment Market by Reactor Type (PWR, PHWR, BWR, HTGR, FBR etc.), by Equipment Type (Island Equipment and Auxiliary Equipment) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast till 2019", defines and segments the nuclear power market with analysis and forecasts of the global revenue. The global Nuclear Power and Equipment Market is estimated to grow from over $56.86 Billion in 2014 to nearly $67.23...

2014-07-08 23:02:16

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Uranium Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/5-htp-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 US based market intelligence firm Transparency Market Research has added a comprehensive report on the global uranium market titled "Uranium Market - Global...

2014-07-08 08:27:59

Donald Grove, owner of Nuclear Recruiters, Inc., releases new book geared towards those interested in getting a job in the nuclear power industry GARDNER, Kan., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Donald Grove releases his new book: The Essential Guide to Getting a Job in the Nuclear Power Industry, How to Secure Full-Time Employment or Contract Work and is now available through Universal Publishers http://www.universal-publishers.com/book.php?method=ISBN&book=1627340130 Barnes...

2014-07-07 12:21:26

Team Completes First Major Phase of Project On Schedule, Under Budget RESTON, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel-led Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) has assumed full responsibility for management and operation of the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the Pantex Plant near Amarillo, Texas, two, large facilities that perform missions vital to national security. This follows a successful four-month transition that began March 3, after the U.S....


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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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