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2013-09-18 23:21:07

Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that it received the final Safety Evaluation Report from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the Advanced Logic System® (ALS) platform, the company’s next generation safety system instrumentation and control solution for operating plant safety system upgrades and new nuclear plant opportunities. Pittsburgh, Pa. (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that it received the final Safety Evaluation...

2013-09-16 23:23:15

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global Nuclear Power Deployment Market Policy Analysis, International Cooperation, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-nuclear-power-deployment-new-build-market-policy-analysis-international-cooperation-competitive-landscape-and-key-country-analysis-to-2025 Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 The growing demand for...

2013-09-12 23:25:54

Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos (ENRESA), the Spanish agency responsible for radioactive waste management and nuclear plant decommissioning, to segment the reactor vessel head and reactor vessel at the José Cabrera Nuclear Power Station. Madrid, Spain (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by ENRESA (Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos), the Spanish agency...

2013-09-12 23:03:03

30 Year NextEra Energy/Seabrook Station Veteran to Assist Certrec Nuclear Clients with Licensing Issues, Regulatory Affairs, License Amendment Requests, Emergency Planning, Security, and Inspection Preparation Issues Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance service provider that supports NRC and NERC compliance, announced today that Mike O’Keefe, a noted nuclear engineering, operations, and regulatory compliance expert has joined...

2013-09-11 16:21:52

Tells Platts Energy Podium NRC Following the Law, Proceeding Immediately WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is developing a plan, in response to a court order, to resume its review of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) license application for the canceled Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository project in Nevada, NRC Chairman Allison Macfarlane said Wednesday at a Platts Energy Podium newsmaker event in Washington. The plan's...

2013-09-09 23:24:21

Westinghouse Electric Company, Toshiba Corporation and Exelon Nuclear Partners today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a joint proposal for the construction of nuclear power plants for King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, the government body established to develop alternative energy sources in Saudi Arabia. Brussels, Belgium (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company, Toshiba Corporation and Exelon Nuclear Partners (ENP),...

2013-09-05 16:22:01

Department of Toxic Substances Control and Boeing Volunteer to Cease Activity Until Sept. 30 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog and Strumwasser & Woocher have filed a motion in Sacramento Superior Court for a preliminary injunction freezing all of Boeing's demolition of structures and disposal of radioactive waste at the Santa Susana Field Lab in Simi Valley--including a plutonium fuel fabrication building. The groups want the court...

2013-09-04 12:24:16

Report: TWRs Will Likely Be Economically Obsolete Before They Are Commercialized WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bill Gates's heart is in the right place on climate: we do need to get to a very low carbon emissions energy system. But, when it comes to the travelling wave reactor, his money is not. A new report from the nonprofit Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IEER) think tank finds that the "traveling wave reactor" (TWR) concept championed by...

2013-08-30 23:04:42

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the 5th Annual Nuclear New Build China Summit 2013 (NNBCS 2013). The event will take place on December 12-13, 2013, in Shanghai, China. London, UK (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the 5th Annual Nuclear New Build China Summit 2013 (NNBCS 2013). The event will take place on December 12-13, 2013, in Shanghai, China. In the 1980s, China drew the outline of nuclear technology route which...

2013-08-27 12:24:34

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Cooper, senior fellow for economic analysis, Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School and author of a July 17th report forecasting that three dozen reactors are at risk of early retirement, issued the following statement today: "The announcement today by Entergy that it will shutter the troubled Vermont Yankee reactor is the latest - but certainly not the last - domino to fall for the failing U.S. nuclear power...


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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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