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2013-07-12 23:19:32

Progress towards establishing nuclear energy programs across the MENA region continues apace. MENA nations including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan, Egypt and Turkey are developing new nuclear construction projects that offer global engineering firms over $200 billion of new contracts going forward from 2013. (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 The MENA nuclear construction market has boomed since 2009 when KEPCO secured the Middle East’s first tender for 4 new units to be constructed in the United Arab...

2013-07-11 16:11:06

Laser frequency combs-high-precision tools for measuring different colors of light in an ever-growing range of applications such as advanced atomic clocks, medical diagnostics and astronomy-are not only getting smaller but also much easier to make. Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can now make the core of a miniature frequency comb in one minute. Conventional microfabrication techniques, by contrast, may require hours, days or even weeks. The NIST...

2013-07-02 23:02:57

Westinghouse subsidiary PaR Nuclear, Inc.will begin doing business as Westinghouse Electric Company LLC; Peter D. Adams appointed director, Fuel-handling Equipment and Crane Manufacturing Pittsburgh, Pa. (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company subsidiary PaR Nuclear, Inc., today announced that it will begin doing business as Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, effective immediately. The change will align PaR Nuclear more closely and clearly within the Westinghouse Electric...

2013-07-01 23:02:20

Westinghouse Electric Company completes the manufacturing and assembly of two nuclear fuel test assemblies for the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor (SMR) at its Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility in Columbia, South Carolina. Submits its proposal in response to the Department of Energy (DOE) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to accelerate the deployment of SMR technology. Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has completed the...

2013-06-25 23:02:40

Cites efforts of Secretary of State John Kerry as most recent example; Mutually beneficial business model to provide jobs and build infrastructure; Work in Czech Republic, China and elsewhere also making an impact PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today lauded the efforts of a range of United States government officials and agencies in helping Westinghouse and other U.S.-based companies pursue business in the global commercial nuclear energy market, citing...


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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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