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2014-07-02 23:05:09

Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced its intent to purchase 100 percent ownership of Mangiarotti S.p.A., an Italy-based manufacturer of components for the nuclear, oil and gas industries. PITTSBURGH (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced its intent to purchase 100 percent ownership of Mangiarotti S.p.A., an Italy-based manufacturer of components for the nuclear, oil and gas industries. Terms were not disclosed, although the sale is expected to...

2014-07-02 23:03:49

The report focuses on nuclear power plant and equipment market by type and geography. The value of the market for nuclear power plant and equipment is analyzed in detail for all major countries. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/nuclear-power-equipment-market-3844928.html) (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The report "Nuclear Power and Equipment Market by Type Reactor Type (PWR and others),Equipment Type (Island Equipment and Auxiliary Equipment) and Geography-Global Trends &...

2014-07-02 08:28:45

System Features 1000-ft. Remote Water Level Measurement Capability. RICHLAND, Wash., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MOHR Test and Measurement LLC (MOHR), a supplier of water level and void fraction instrumentation for nuclear and other industrial applications, announced that the first 24 channels of its EFP-IL Spent Fuel Pool (SFP) Instrumentation (SFPI) System have successfully passed Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT), on-schedule and witnessed by representatives from 10 different U.S....

2014-06-27 08:22:51

Trading Symbols: TSX-V:URC and TSX:UEX VANCOUVER, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Uracan Resources Ltd. (TSX.V:URC) ("Uracan" or the "Company") and UEX Corporation (TSX:UEX) ("UEX") report that the Option Agreement between UEX and Uracan announced January 24, 2013 has been amended to provide that Uracan will fund $1,577,560 in exploration expenditures on the Black Lake Project (the "Project") by December 31, 2014 rather than its original commitment of $2,000,000. To date, Uracan has funded...

2014-06-26 23:04:11

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it is developing a specialized option of its AP1000® nuclear power plant for use in locations with higher seismic levels seen in some portions of the western U.S. and certain other countries. Pittsburgh, Pa. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced that it is developing a specialized option of its AP1000® nuclear power plant for use in locations with higher seismic levels seen in some portions of...

2014-06-21 23:02:28

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Nuclear Energy Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-2018)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 Nuclear power has been used to produce electricity for public distribution since 1954 and electricity generated via nuclear power reached its highest level of 3280 terawatts hours in 2011. However, the growth rate of electricity produced via nuclear energy reduced marginally in 2012 as a result of an accident at the...

2014-06-18 12:24:37

Failed to Recuse Himself on Key Votes: Pursuit of Job Promoting Nuclear Power Put NRC Commissioner at Odds with "Safety First" Requirement of U.S. Federal Law; Parallel Seen to OIG Investigation Into Job-Seeking Misconduct of Ex-Commissioner Merrifield. WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After seeking and then getting an international job promoting nuclear power while serving on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Commissioner William D. Magwood is being...

2014-06-10 23:03:03

Jeff Wisoff has been named the principal associate director for the National Ignition Facility (NIF) and Photon Science Directorate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Livermore, California (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Director Bill Goldstein has named Peter J.K. "Jeff" Wisoff the principal associate director for the Lab's National Ignition Facility & Photon Science (PAD/NIF&PS) directorate. The appointment is effective...

2014-06-09 16:21:48

Veteran Nuclear Operations Manager to Lead Uranium Processing Facility Project RESTON, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced today that Brian Reilly, a senior executive with 34 years of engineering, procurement, and construction experience, much of it in the nuclear power field, will become director of the Uranium Processing Facility project at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130124/SF47758LOGO Reilly,...

2014-06-03 16:21:56

OTTAWA, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Joint Review Panel for the Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste (DGR) has scheduled additional public hearing days to begin on September 9, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. The hearing will continue over approximately two weeks and will be held at: The Royal Canadian Legion 219 Lambton Street, Kincardine, Ontario The public hearing will give participants, Ontario Power Generation and the Canadian Nuclear...


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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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