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2014-10-29 23:14:22

Bourne Energy has developed a small lightweight renewable energy generator that offers zero-fuel power backup for critical infrastructure sites. This unit can provide a new source of energy for a growing number of nations facing increasing oil prices and possible oil shortages. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Conflicts arising over energy, terrorist attacks on oil facilities, the growing number of power failures, massive oil spills and nuclear accidents have brought the issue of...

2014-10-29 12:24:46

Two New Legal Challenges Follow Similar Lawsuit Filed This Week by New York, Connecticut and Vermont WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nine environmental groups and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed separate lawsuits today in the D.C. Court of Appeals challenging the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) decision to proceed with an "extended waste storage rule" and a generic environmental impact statement that fail to comply with a 2012 federal court...

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...


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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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