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2014-05-13 08:23:52

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uranerz Energy Corporation (NYSE: URZ) Uranerz Energy Corporation is a U.S. mining company that commenced in-situ recovery ("ISR") uranium mining operations on April 15, 2014 at its first ISR mine in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. The Uranerz management team has specialized expertise in the ISR uranium mining method, and has a successful track record of licensing, constructing, and operating ISR uranium projects. Uranerz has a processing...

2014-05-13 08:20:38

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info UNITED States President Barack Obama declared in 2009, that America's nuclear strategy would include a commitment to 'Global Zero' - a multinational cooperative effort dedicated to the voluntary elimination of nuclear weapons. However, claims that Russia has violated previous nuclear agreements have soured interest on additional arms control cooperation with Moscow in the US Congress, writes...

2014-05-09 12:22:19

ATLANTA, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the completion of the latest major milestone in the construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 near Waynesboro, Ga. On Thursday, the project team successfully placed the Unit 4 containment vessel bottom head (CVBH) into that unit's nuclear island. The CVBH weighs more than 1.8 million pounds, or 900 tons, and is nearly 38 feet tall and 130 feet wide. The component consists of dozens of individual steel plates and was...

2014-05-06 23:03:11

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the 2nd Annual Nuclear Training and Simulation China Forum, happening on May 28–30, 2014, in Shenzhen, China. London, UK (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the 2nd Annual Nuclear Training and Simulation China Forum, happening on May 28–30, 2014, in Shenzhen, China. In line with China’s firm commitment to the rapid expansion of the use of nuclear energy, the need for information and...

2014-04-29 23:03:59

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Uranium Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth And Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse full report - http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/uranium-market.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 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 market. The global...

2014-04-29 23:03:57

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the formation of Westinghouse Electric do Brasil Ltda in Rio de Janeiro to better serve its customers and partners, strengthen its ties with regional suppliers, and align itself more appropriately with the growing demands of the energy sector in Brazil and other countries in the region. PITTSBURGH (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced the formation of Westinghouse Electric do Brasil Ltda in Rio de Janeiro to...

2014-04-25 12:22:36

MOSCOW, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Union of Veterans of Nuclear Energy and Industry (IUVNEI) issued the following statement on Friday: "Nuclear fuel produced by the US firm Westinghouse does not meet the technical requirements of Soviet-era reactors, and using it could cause an accident on the scale of the Chernobyl disaster, which took place on the 26th April 1986. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/683838 ) A decision...

2014-04-17 16:23:16

OTTAWA, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) today welcomed the announcement of a service agreement between Canadian Nuclear Partners and Westinghouse Electric Company. "In choosing to work together, these leaders in innovation will reinforce the nuclear industry's contributions to Canada's knowledge economy," said Dr. John Barrett, CNA President and CEO. "They clearly see that Canadian nuclear technology offers great potential to a world that seeks both...

2014-04-16 23:02:36

Westinghouse Electric Company and Ontario Power Generation, Inc., through its subsidiary, Canadian Nuclear Partners, today announced an agreement that would enable the two companies to work together on a wide range of global nuclear projects. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company and Ontario Power Generation, Inc. (OPG), through its subsidiary, Canadian Nuclear Partners (CNP), today announced an agreement that would enable the two companies to work together...

2014-04-16 20:21:01

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 23, employees at the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., will conduct a hostile action-based exercise in coordination with federal, state and local emergency officials that will be evaluated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO "We want to inform the community that this is only a drill and there is no cause for concern," said...


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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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