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July 29, 2016
CIVIL NUCLEAR
France's EDF faces crunch vote on British nuclear plan
Paris (AFP) July 28, 2016
The board of energy giant EDF votes Thursday on a hugely controversial project to build a nuclear power station in Britain which critics say could bankrupt the French utility. EDF's directors are deeply divided over the planned construction of two nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point for Pounds 18 billion (21.4 billion euros, $23.8 billion), with the French government's board representatives strongly in favour, unions strongly against and independent directors expected to tip the balance. Adding to the t ... read more

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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Rosatom Plans to Develop 3D Printing for Nuclear Industry
Rosatom's new 3D business, which will use innovative metal powder materials and industrial-scale printers developed by the company itself, will start off by manufacturing parts for the nuclear indus ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

French state to pump 3 bn euros into EDF
France will pump 3 billion euros into state-controlled electricity company EDF, shareholders decided Tuesday, two days before it is expected to give the final green light to the controversial construction of two nuclear reactors in Britain. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

India Continues to Push China to Support Its Nuclear Supply Group Bid
India will continue to engage China in order to obtain support for its inclusion in the Nuclear Suppliers Group, External Affairs of India, Sushma Swaraj said in the Parliament. "If someone do ... more
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Indian Scientists Go Nuclear to Provide Pure Water to Thirsty Sub-Continent
India may soon be able to achieve one of its most challenging development goals yet - providing safe, potable drinking water to a population of over 1.2 billion. Indian nuclear scientists have ... more


CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia's TVEL Makes First Batch of Fuel for New Nuclear-Powered Icebreakers
Russia's TVEL company produced the first batch of nuclear fuel to be used in Russia's new serial project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreakers, the company's press service said Tuesday. Project 22 ... more

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One of a Kind Nuclear Power Unit to be Connected to Electrical Grid
A third-generation reactor at the most powerful nuclear power unit in Russia's atomic energy network is expected to begin generating electricity by August, Aleksandr Shutikov, the deputy general dir ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia Lays Down Nuclear-Powered Ural Icebreaker at Baltic Shipyard
St. Petersburg, Russia (SPX) Jul 26, 2016 Russia's second serial project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreaker Ural has been laid down in St. Petersburg on Monday, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported. ... more
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TECH SPACE

Active tracking of astronaut rad-exposures targeted
Radiation is an invisible hazard of spaceflight, but a new monitoring system for ESA astronauts gives a realtime snapshot of their exposure. The results will guide researchers preparing for deep-spa ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

France's EDF to decide on UK nuclear project next week
French energy giant EDF will decide next week whether to give the final green light to the controversial construction of two nuclear reactors in Britain, it said in a statement Thursday. ... more
TECH SPACE

Fallout Fungi From Chernobyl Flee Earth on ISS Radiation Study Mission
Fungi found growing in the fallout from the world's worst nuclear disaster are to be sent into space. Samples from eight different types of fungi taken from the Chernobyl exclusion zone are ready fo ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Indian NPP Second Unit May Start Commercial Operations in November
The reactor at the second unit of India's Kudankulam nuclear power plant (NPP) may start commercial operations in November, Russian energy company Rosatom's representative in India Natalia Kudryasho ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

EU investigates rescue of nuclear firm Areva
EU anti-trust regulators have opened an investigation into the restructuring of the French state-owned nuclear reactor builder Areva, the European Commission said on Tuesday. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

China 'may build nuclear plants' in South China Sea
China may build mobile nuclear power plants in the South China Sea, state media reported on Friday, days after an international tribunal dismissed Beijing's vast claims in the strategically vital waters. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Iran says to cooperate with France on nuclear project
Iran and France have agreed to cooperate on the multi-national nuclear fusion project known as ITER, the spokesman of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation said on Tuesday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Fukushima reactor makers not liable: Japan court
A Japanese court on Wednesday turned down a class action lawsuit seeking damages from nuclear plant makers Toshiba, Hitachi and GE over the Fukushima meltdown disaster, the plaintiffs, one of the companies and a report said. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia's REMIX Innovative Nuclear Fuel Enters First Field Trials
The first field trials of a Russia-developed innovative REMIX (Regenerated Mixture) fuel has started at the country's Balakovo Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), the facility's press service said Friday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Germany may wait 100 years for nuclear waste storage site
Germany may not have a final storage facility for its nuclear waste up and running until the next century, an expert report released on Tuesday suggested. ... more

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russian floating nuclear power station undergoes mooring tests
The first of its kind floating nuclear power station, Akademik Lomonosov, developed by Rosatom started mooring tests on Friday. The tests will be held at the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg, accor ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Reactor fuels Russia bid for post-Fukushima atomic lead
The new No. 6 reactor at Russia's Novovoronezh atomic power station is not just about generating power, but relaunching Russia's ambitions to become a major player in the nuclear industry. ... more




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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Pacific Ocean radiation back near normal after Fukushima: study

TECH SPACE

Huge helium discovery 'a life-saving find'

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Radioactive cesium fallout on Tokyo from Fukushima concentrated in glass microparticles

CIVIL NUCLEAR

EDF nuclear project 'more difficult' after Brexit: Sapin

MOON DAILY

Russia to spend $60M in 2016-2018 to fund space voyages to Moon, Mars

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Expert says most nuclear fuel melted at Fukushima nuclear plant

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Mitsubishi joins EDF in bid to save reactor builder Areva

ENERGY NEWS

Sweden's 100 percent carbon-free emissions challenge

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Putin: Russia, China to Step Up Nuclear Energy Cooperation

CIVIL NUCLEAR

India to send atomic experts to Namibia

India blames China for stalled nuclear group entry

California nuclear power coming to an end

India PM Modi heads to Uzbekistan to woo China's Xi

Launch of Arktika Ship Shows Russia's Ability to Churn Out Icebreakers

Proposed bilateral deal allows US to share nuclear reactors with Norway

Japan says ageing nuclear reactors can stay on line

Southern Research launches 'Gen IV' nuclear power effort with key hire

Bulgaria ordered to pay Russia for dropped nuke plant

France halts reactor in Areva parts scandal

A new material can clear up nuclear waste gases

US, Russia cutting nuke arsenals, but modernising: study

New material has potential to cut costs and make nuclear fuel recycling cleaner

Dutch probe cross-border nuclear safety

France's Areva unveils plan for nuclear fuel unit

South Africa beefs up local nuclear resources to support energy needs

Belgium's Tihange reactor shuts down

In turnaround, Sweden agrees to continue nuclear power

All Clear! Russia to Give Its Arctic Domains a Clean Bill of Health

Plant lignin improves efficacy of sunscreen

Can India Overcome China's Objections to Become a Key Nuclear Nation?



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