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2013-11-06 11:15:37

The researchers, from the University of Sheffield's Faculty of Engineering, have shown that mixing plutonium-contaminated waste with blast furnace slag and turning it into glass reduces its volume by 85-95 per cent. It also effectively locks in the radioactive plutonium, creating a stable end product. The approach could also be applicable to treating large volume mixed wastes generated during the eventual clean-up of the damaged Fukushima plant. "The overall volume of plutonium...

2013-11-05 23:22:26

Westinghouse Electric Company today appointed Steve Hamilton as senior vice president, quality, environment, health and safety, to lead global Westinghouse efforts in continuous improvement, quality compliance and environment, health and safety activities. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today appointed Steve Hamilton as senior vice president, quality, environment, health and safety, effective immediately. In this position, Mr. Hamilton will lead...

2013-11-05 23:01:48

The following is a statement attributable to Westinghouse Electric Company Nuclear Power Plants Senior Vice President Jeff Benjamin regarding the recent concrete pour at Unit 3 of the V.C. Summer Nuclear Generating Station in Jenkinsville, S. Carolina, U.S. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The following statement is attributable to Westinghouse Electric Company Nuclear Power Plants Senior Vice President Jeff Benjamin: “This weekend, we reached another significant milestone in...

2013-11-05 11:59:29

2013 No.11 issue of SCIENCE CHINA Chemistry published a special topic on extraction of uranium from Seawater recently. Owing to the fast economic growing and the concern over greenhouse gases and air pollution, the development of nuclear energy is one important option to meet the expanded energy consumption in our future. To achieve that goal, continuing and reliable supplies of uranium are critical to future nuclear power projects. As is well known, global terrestrial reserves of uranium...

2013-11-01 23:21:30

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Nuclear Power in India, Russia And Germany Growth And Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company Profiles” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/nuclear-power-in-india-market-outlook-to-2025-2013-update-capacity-generation-deployment-trends-investments-power-plants-regulations-and-company-profiles....

2013-10-31 23:20:27

Unique Inspection Mentor program provides access to our team of seasoned compliance experts that can quickly assess and identify areas to target for inspection preparation to help improve regulatory compliance performance. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance service provider that supports NRC and NERC compliance, is pleased to announce that its Office of Licensing and Compliance Team has been chosen to provide Inspection Mentoring...


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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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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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