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September 01, 2014
Australian PM to visit India for potential uranium deal
Sydney (AFP) Aug 29, 2014
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday he will visit India next week, where he will reportedly sign an agreement allowing the export of uranium to the nuclear-armed South Asian nation. It will be Abbott's first trip to India since his election a year ago and he said in a statement it would involve visits to New Delhi and Mumbai to "strengthen the strategic partnership between our two countries". The prime minister made no mention of uranium, and his office said they were unable to co ... read more
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Heavy equipment falls into Fukushima reactor pool: TEPCO
A 400-kilogramme (880-pound) machine part fell into a nuclear fuel pool at Japan's crippled Fukushima plant Friday, the operator said. ... more

Iran modifies Arak reactor over nuclear concerns
Iran said Wednesday it has started to modify its Arak heavy water reactor and limit plutonium output, a cause of Western concerns over the country's nuclear programme. ... more

Westinghouse Aims to Bring Benefits of AP1000 Reactors to Western US
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Fukushima operator ordered to compensate for suicide
The family of a Japanese woman who fatally set herself on fire after being forced to flee the nuclear disaster at Fukushima was awarded nearly half a million dollars in damages Tuesday, reports said. ... more


Iran opens nuclear fuel plant
Iran has opened a uranium dioxide factory that will produce fuel for civilian nuclear plants, the head of its atomic energy agency announced Saturday. ... more

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Westinghouse to Provide Finland's TVO with Advanced Reactor Internal Pumps
Westinghouse Electric Company has received a contract in excess of 40 million euros from Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) to deliver 12 advanced reactor internal pumps for Finland's Olkiluoto Units 1 an ... more
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Canada, Kazakhstan start nuclear cooperation
Canada heralded Friday the implementation of a civilian nuclear cooperation agreement with Kazakhstan that allows nuclear technology to be exported to the former Soviet republic. ... more

EDF Energy says shuts down nuclear reactors in Britain
EDF Energy, the British unit of French giant EDF, said on Monday it had decided to shut down four nuclear reactors at two plants in northern England as a precaution. ... more

NASA Experts, Russia Sign Radiation Safety Protocol Despite Sanctions
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Fukushima operator unveils newest tainted-water plan
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Westinghouse strikes deal to build Bulgaria nuclear reactor
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Nuclear waste dump plan on Aboriginal land abandoned

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France unveils ambitious energy bill for greener nation

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