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2013-07-29 23:02:57

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that its AP1000® pressurized water reactor has completed Phase 2 of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Pre-Project Design Review. Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that its AP1000® pressurized water reactor has completed Phase 2 of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Pre-Project Design Review. The objective of a Pre-Project Design review is to verify, at a high...

2013-07-27 23:01:28

Transparency Market Research adds new "Uranium Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report visit : http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/uranium-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 Uranium is mostly used in nuclear power plants to generate electricity. The rising demand for electricity and the capacity of nuclear reactors is driving the uranium...

2013-07-25 23:22:21

Westinghouse Electric Company has contracted with Vítkovice Power Engineering a.s., a member of the Czech Vítkovice Machinery Group, to construct a mock-up of one of the AP1000® nuclear power plant’s critical modules in preparation for the potential construction of AP1000 nuclear power plants in the Czech Republic. Prague (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has contracted with Vítkovice Power Engineering a.s., a member of the...

2013-07-18 23:21:36

Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by ENRESA to provide architect engineering services in support of the El Cabril nuclear waste repository in Spain. Madrid (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been awarded a contract by ENRESA to provide architect engineering services in support of the El Cabril low- and intermediate-level nuclear waste repository in southern Spain. The four-year operation and engineering support contract...


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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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