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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...

Nuclear Plants Could Withstand Tsunamis If Built For Life On The Sea
2014-04-16 12:56:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Modern-day nuclear power plants face two major issues: threats from natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis, and finding available real estate near a body of water that could be used for cooling. A concept being presented at the Small Modular Reactors Symposium this week in Washington, DC could solve both of those problems. According to experts from MIT, the University of Wisconsin, and nuclear plant construction company...

2014-04-15 16:22:08

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Plant near Waynesboro, Ga., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Plant operators safely took the unit offline on March 16. Electricity production resumed on April 14 at 5:08 p.m. ET. The last refueling outage for Unit 1 was completed in fall 2012. "Safety is our top...

2014-04-14 23:09:26

Westinghouse Electric Company is deeply disappointed in the decision by ČEZ, a.s. to cancel the Temelín nuclear power plant tender in the very final stages of the process. The company also stated that the termination negates the significant safety, environmental and economic benefits that are inherent to the Westinghouse AP1000® technology and the company’s “Buy Where We Build™” business model. PRAGUE (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company is deeply...

2014-04-11 23:22:42

Westinghouse Electric Company and Ukraine’s Energoatom today agreed to a contract extension for fuel deliveries to Ukrainian nuclear power plants through 2020. The contract provides for the continuation of the long-standing partnership between the two companies in providing competitive and secure nuclear fuel supplies for Ukraine’s reactor fleet. KIEV (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company and the National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine (NNEGC Energoatom)...

2014-04-11 08:21:33

DUBLIN, Apr. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sgwzrv/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Borax Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Global and Chinese Borax Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global borax industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a...

2014-04-08 23:04:57

MarketOptimizer.org offers adds Latest Reports on Nuclear Power Market for US and South Korea to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The report provides in depth analysis on global nuclear power market with forecasts up to 2025. The report analyzes the power market scenario in the US (includes thermal conventional, nuclear, large hydro, pumped storage and renewables) and provides future outlook with forecasts up to 2025. The research details nuclear power market outlook in the...

2014-04-03 08:22:59

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading global financial services firm, today announced that it will convene its first Uranium Conference in New York on Thursday, April 3(rd). The conference will highlight developments and emerging trends in the rapidly-evolving Uranium sector. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with top industry leaders, institutional investors and venture capitalists through individual presentations, panel discussions...

2014-04-02 08:24:24

Trading Symbols: TSX-V:URC and TSX:UEX VANCOUVER, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Uracan Resources Ltd. (TSX.V:URC) ("Uracan") and UEX Corporation (TSX:UEX) ("UEX") are pleased to announce initial drilling results from the first six diamond drill holes completed on the Black Lake Project ("the Property") located along the northern margin of the prolific Athabasca Basin in northern Saskatchewan. The drilling program encountered uranium intersections of 0.131% U(3)O(8) over 0.5 metres and 0.124%...

2014-03-31 23:25:49

Westinghouse Electric Company announced the successful completion of a significant milestone at the AP1000® nuclear power plant currently under construction in Sanmen, China, when the Unit 1 main control room was declared operational by Sanmen Nuclear Power Company, Ltd. and State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation. Once the plant is online and operating, certified reactor operators will work from the main control room to monitor and control plant processes. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB)...


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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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