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September 18, 2014
CIVIL NUCLEAR
Westinghouse Launches New Outage Control Center
Pittsburgh PA (SPX) Sep 17, 2014
Westinghouse Electric Company has announced the opening of the company's first outage control center to provide vital central monitoring and response to its utility customers' outage operations at U.S. nuclear power plant sites on a 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week basis, during outage seasons. The Westinghouse Outage Control Center (WOCC), based at the company's Field Services Center of Excellence in Madison, Pa., strengthens Westinghouse's outage service delivery performance with centralized, a ... read more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

AREVA signs a contract to manufacture a panel prototype for ITER project
AREVA signed a contract with the agency Fusion for Energy* which gathers the European partners of the ITER fusion project, to manufacture a "first wall" panel prototype. The contract also includes d ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Westinghouse Signs Agreements with China's SNPAS
Westinghouse Electric Company has announced it signed two instrumentation and control (I&C) system cooperation agreements with China's State Nuclear Power Automation System Engineering Company (SNPA ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Scientists discover hazardous waste-eating bacteria
Tiny single-cell organisms discovered living underground could help with the problem of nuclear waste disposal, say researchers involved in a study at The University of Manchester. Although ba ... more
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OIL AND GAS

Kremlin: Oil on table, but Iranian nuclear energy tops agenda
Though oil and gas are on the agenda, an aide to the Kremlin said work on nuclear energy was one of the more important issues during talks Friday with Iran. ... more


CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan newspaper apologises for false Fukushima report
The publisher of Japan's leading newspaper apologised to readers Thursday for several serious errors in its reporting, retracting an article that claimed workers abandoned their posts during the Fukushima nuclear disaster. ... more




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OIL AND GAS

U.S. assessing 'rumors' of Iran, Russia oil agreement
The U.S. government is taking a wait-and-see approach to the "rumors" of an oil-for-goods deal between Russia and Iran, a State Department spokesperson said. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan nuclear watchdog backs restart of two reactors
Japan's nuclear watchdog Wednesday gave a green light to plans to restart two reactors, more than three years after the Fukushima disaster. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

EDF says to re-start UK nuclear reactors by end-2014
EDF Energy said on Thursday that four of its nuclear reactors, closed in northern England last month after the discovery of a crack, should resume operations by the end of the year. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan's first female industry chief visits Fukushima plant
Japan's new industry minister Yuko Obuchi on Sunday visited the disaster-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant, days after assuming her new post. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

DSIT Solutions of Israel helps with nuclear power plant security
An underwater security system to protect a nuclear power plant against divers and unmanned vehicles has been ordered from Israel's DSIT Solutions Ltd. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan places political star at heart of nuclear revival
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may have hoped that a 40-year-old mother-of-two with impeccable political pedigree might prove the acceptable face of nuclear power when he appointed her industry minister. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Australia, India sign long-awaited civil nuclear deal
Conservative leaders Tony Abbott and Narendra Modi sealed a long-awaited nuclear energy deal on Friday, paving the way for Australia to sell uranium to India, crippled by power shortages and blackouts. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

China General Nuclear plans $2 bn Hong Kong IPO
China General Nuclear Power, the country's largest nuclear power producer, has filed for an initial public offering in Hong Kong reportedly worth $2 billion. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Suspended sentences for Greenpeace nuclear protesters
A French court Thursday slapped two-month suspended prison sentences on 55 Greenpeace activists who launched an audacious break-in at France's oldest nuclear power plant to highlight weaknesses at atomic installations. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Iran answers U.S. sanctions with broad nuclear vision
Following an announcement of new U.S. sanctions on Iran, an energy official in Tehran said the country is looking to vastly expand its nuclear power capacity. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

China to help build Argentina's fourth nuclear plant
China will take part in the construction of Argentina's fourth nuclear power plant, Buenos Aires announced Wednesday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

India, Australia set to sign nuclear deal as Abbott visits
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is set to arrive in India on Thursday to sign a long-awaited deal to sell uranium to his energy-starved hosts and strengthen bilateral ties. ... more

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for danger pay
Workers employed in decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant are to sue operator Tokyo Electric Power and some subcontractors, demanding millions of yen in unpaid danger money, their lawyer said Tuesday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Australia satisfied on India's nuclear safeguards
Australia is satisfied with the safeguards India has in place to allow the export of uranium to the nuclear-armed nation, Trade Minister Andrew Robb said Tuesday. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Fukushima accepts 'temporary' radioactive waste storage

TECH SPACE

NASA Probes Studying Earth's Radiation Belts to Celebrate Two Year Anniversary

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Jinxed Finnish nuclear plant to function almost a decade late: Areva

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Iran modifies Arak reactor over nuclear concerns

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Westinghouse Aims to Bring Benefits of AP1000 Reactors to Western US

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Fukushima operator ordered to compensate for suicide

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Iran opens nuclear fuel plant

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Fukushima's legacy

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Westinghouse to Provide Finland's TVO with Advanced Reactor Internal Pumps

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Canada, Kazakhstan start nuclear cooperation

EDF Energy says shuts down nuclear reactors in Britain

NASA Experts, Russia Sign Radiation Safety Protocol Despite Sanctions

Toshiba orders DCIS technology for Fukushima plant cleanup

Fukushima operator unveils newest tainted-water plan

Areva shares fall on first-half loss, lowered outlook

Ex-TEPCO execs should be charged over Fukushima: panel

Westinghouse strikes deal to build Bulgaria nuclear reactor

Taiwan to shutter near-completed nuclear plant

EDF shares jump on strong first-half results

Dismantling Germany's nuclear industry, piece by piece

Strong quake hits Mexico, one dead

Russia inks agreement for floating nuclear plants with China

UAMS To Help Establish NSBRI Center for Space Radiation Research

Japanese get anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart

Fukushima Accident Underscores Need to Act on Nuclear Plant Hazards

Fukushima monkeys show possible 'effects of radiation'

China, Canada to build two nuclear reactors in Romania

Report finds gaps in US nuclear disaster plans

A noble gas cage

Westinghouse Acquisition to Expand Nuclear, Oil and Gas Business

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