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2014-08-20 23:02:23

Westinghouse Electric Company and Blue Castle Holdings today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to pursue the development of a two-unit AP1000® nuclear power plant at the Green River site in Utah. PITTSBURGH (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company and Blue Castle Holdings today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to pursue the development of a two-unit AP1000® nuclear power plant at the Green River site in Utah. Under the...

2014-08-19 23:04:09

Dade Moeller Senior Health Physicist William E. Kennedy, Jr. will present a technical paper titled "NORM/TENORM in Oil and Gas Production Waste: What Does It Mean and What Do We Do?" at the 2014 Wyoming Solid Waste and Recycling Association Annual Conference to be held August 25-28 in Casper, Wyo. Richland, Wash. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Dade Moeller Senior Health Physicist William “Bill” E. Kennedy, Jr. will present a technical paper titled “NORM/TENORM in Oil and Gas...

2014-08-18 08:24:00

DUBLIN, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Nuclear Power Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Nuclear power plants convert heat produced by nuclear fission reaction into electricity and use uranium as a fuel. Heat generated inside the nuclear reactor from the nuclear fission is used to convert water into steam, which drives the turbo generator. The analysts forecast the...

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2014-08-17 02:00:10

American Genetic Association, Journal of Heredity Biological effects of Fukushima radiation on plants, insects, and animals Following the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant meltdown, biological samples were obtained only after extensive delays, limiting the information that could be gained about the impacts of that historic disaster. Determined not to repeat the shortcomings of the Chernobyl studies, scientists began gathering biological information only a few months after the...

2014-08-15 23:05:40

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it received a contract in excess of 40 million euros from Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) to deliver 12 advanced reactor internal pumps for Finland’s Olkiluoto Units 1 and 2 boiling water reactors. VÄSTERÅS (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it received a contract in excess of 40 million euros from Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) to deliver 12 advanced reactor internal pumps for Finland’s...

2014-08-13 23:09:01

With recent catastrophic incidents in the energy sector and the progress of Bill C-22, The Nuclear Insurance Association of Canada (NIAC) has prepared for an expected increase of nuclear liability from $50 million to $1 billion. Part of NIAC's preparedness is new branding and communications for the international nuclear insurance pioneer. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Nuclear Insurance Association of Canada General Manager Colleen DeMerchant says, Internationally...

2014-08-08 23:04:04

Global Nuclear Power Market 2014-2018 and Nuclear Power in BRIC Countries 2014-2018 are new reports added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The advances in technology are one of the predominant trends in this market. After the Fukushima accident, there have been increased investments for the safe operation of nuclear plants, such as the use of Generation III plus. According to the “Global Nuclear Power Market 2014-2018” report, the growing global...

2014-08-01 23:05:20

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has signed a shareholder agreement following consultations with all Bulgarian political parties for the expansion of the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant. This and subsequent agreements will be subject to future government oversight. SOFIA, BULGARIA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has signed a shareholder agreement following consultations with all Bulgarian political parties for the expansion...

2014-08-01 23:03:25

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Nuclear Power in China, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 – Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company Profiles” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 The report “Nuclear Power in China, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 – Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company Profiles” provides in depth analysis on global nuclear power market...

2014-07-31 12:24:07

DUBLIN, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nuclear Power Plant and Equipment Market by Reactor Type, by Equipment Type & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This research report provides details about the growth trends and business opportunities in the global nuclear power and equipment market in from 2014 to 2019. Nuclear reactors and their...


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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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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