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2013-05-24 23:25:25

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has appointed Jeffrey Benjamin as senior vice president, Nuclear Power Plants, effective May 31. Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has appointed Jeffrey Benjamin as senior vice president, Nuclear Power Plants, effective May 31. In this position, Mr. Benjamin will lead Westinghouse efforts to meet existing new plant customer needs and further develop new plant opportunities....

2013-05-24 16:21:30

PITTSBURGH, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today blasted the decision by the Department of Energy (DOE) not to approve a proposed agreement among Exelon, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), U.S. Enrichment Corporation, Inc. (USEC) and Ameren that would have extended for eight months the enrichment of DOE's stockpile of depleted uranium tails at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO)...

2013-05-21 23:04:40

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has appointed Mark Marano to the position of president, Americas Region. Career nuclear energy industry executive to come on board May 31; brings broad range of operations, business development and customer experience. PITTSBURGH (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has appointed Mark Marano to the position of president, Americas Region, effective May 31. In his new position, Mr. Marano will be...

2013-05-16 23:20:35

Westinghouse Electric Company and State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a partnership that would enable the two companies to work together to develop a Small Modular Reactor standard design, based on the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor technology, that shall be licensable both in the U.S. and China. PITTSBURGH (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company and State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. (SNPTC) announced the...

2013-05-14 16:22:31

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of a ruling today by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., attorneys for nine groups that sought to slow down the Vogtle nuclear reactor project so that necessary post-Fukushima environmental and safety enhancements could be implemented by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued the following statement. The three attorneys - Diane Curran of Harmon, Curran, Spielberg & Eisenberg, LLP in Washington, D.C.; Mindy...

2013-05-13 23:04:42

Westinghouse Electric Company and State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. today announced the opening of a joint venture, SNPTC-WEC Nuclear Power Technical Services (Beijing) Co., Ltd, to provide supplier qualification services to the global AP1000® nuclear power plant market. BEIJING (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company and State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. (SNPTC) today announced the opening of a joint venture, SNPTC-WEC Nuclear Power Technical Services (Beijing) Co.,...

2013-05-13 20:22:30

Researchers produce molybdenum-99 from irradiation of low-enriched uranium solution LOS ALAMOS, N.M., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Los Alamos National Laboratory announced that for the first time, irradiated uranium fuel has been recycled and reused for molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) production, with virtually no losses in Mo-99 yields or uranium recovery. This demonstrates the viability of the separation process, as well as the potential for environmentally- and...

2013-05-10 12:21:44

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 2 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) Plant operators safely took the unit offline on April 14. Electricity production resumed on May 9 at 11:50 p.m. CT. Unit 2 had completed 515 days of continuous operation since its last refueling outage...

2013-05-08 12:23:57

ReportsnReports.com offers "Feedwater Heaters for Nuclear Power - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020" new market research report in its store. DALLAS, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Feedwater Heaters for Nuclear Power - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020 is the market research report available with ReportsnReports.com. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130508/CG09852) Asia's increasing...

2013-05-07 16:22:44

CARLTON, Wis., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today shut down its 556-megawatt Kewaunee Power Station permanently, ending almost 40 years of nuclear-generated electricity at the station located about 35 miles southeast of Green Bay on Lake Michigan. Dominion announced last fall that it would close the station and decommission it because the company was unable to grow a Midwestern nuclear fleet to take advantages of economies of scale and Kewaunee's power purchase agreements...


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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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