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2008-06-21 12:00:21

By Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. -- GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and a Canadian uranium producer have formed a joint venture to commercially enrich uranium for nuclear power plants. Cameco Corp., based in Saskatchewan, will invest $123.8 million to acquire a 24 percent stake in the venture, Global Laser Enrichment. General Electric will hold 51 percent and Hitachi will own 25 percent. Global Laser Enrichment is expected to achieve commercial production by 2013. Fairfield-based General...

Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.