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June 29, 2016
CIVIL NUCLEAR
Mitsubishi joins EDF in bid to save reactor builder Areva
Paris (AFP) June 28, 2016
France may have found a long-awaited Asian partner to help rescue its nuclear industry as its energy giant EDF signed a partnership deal with Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI). Under the memorandum of understanding, MHI said it could take a minority stake alongside EDF in Areva NP, the reactor unit which is to be split off from other parts of France's troubled state-owned Areva nuclear behemoth. MHI boss Shunichi Miyanaga and EDF chief Jean-Bernard Levy said in a statement that the plann ... read more

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Expert says most nuclear fuel melted at Fukushima nuclear plant
Recent tests carried out by the Tokyo Electric Power Co.(TEPCO) found little or no nuclear fuel in its original location inside some reactors at the Fukushima plant, a nuclear expert told Xinhua in ... more
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Sweden's 100 percent carbon-free emissions challenge
The Swedish power supply is largely free of carbon emissions. Indeed, it is mainly based on a combination of hydroelectric and nuclear power combined with power exchange with neighbouring Scandinavi ... more
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Putin: Russia, China to Step Up Nuclear Energy Cooperation
Russia wants to expand nuclear cooperation with China, including by enhancing scientific and technical work in the nuclear industry, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with the Xi ... more
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India to send atomic experts to Namibia
Namibia's President Hage Geingob and the visiting Indian President Pranab Mukherjee agreed in principle Thursday that India should send technical atomic energy experts to help with issues affecting ... more


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India blames China for stalled nuclear group entry
India has blamed regional rival China for blocking its entry to a nuclear trade group opposed to the proliferation of nuclear weapons, after its members met in South Korea with no decision on India's bid to join. ... more

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California nuclear power coming to an end
California utility Pacific Gas & Electric said it was closing down the Diablo Canyon plant, its last nuclear facility, to adapt to a changing energy landscape. ... more
THE STANS

India PM Modi heads to Uzbekistan to woo China's Xi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping this week on the sidelines of a summit in Uzbekistan, the Indian foreign ministry said Wednesday, seeking China's backing for India's entry into a nuclear trade group. ... more
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Proposed bilateral deal allows US to share nuclear reactors with Norway
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Japan says ageing nuclear reactors can stay on line
Japanese regulators said Monday that two ageing nuclear reactors can stay on line for up to 20 more years - the first such exception under tighter safety rules imposed after the 2011 Fukushima crisis. ... more
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Southern Research launches 'Gen IV' nuclear power effort with key hire
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Bulgaria ordered to pay Russia for dropped nuke plant
Bulgaria has been ordered to pay Russia 550 million euros ($620 million) for cancelling a nuclear power plant project, significantly less than Moscow had demanded, officials in Sofia said Thursday. ... more
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France halts reactor in Areva parts scandal
A French nuclear power reactor has been shut down for additional testing, the nation's regulator said Thursday, as Greenpeace called for full disclosure of facilities using possibly faulty parts from Areva. ... more
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A new material can clear up nuclear waste gases
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US, Russia cutting nuke arsenals, but modernising: study
The world's biggest nuclear powers, the US and Russia, are slowly reducing their nuclear arsenals but are modernising their capacities, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said on Monday. ... more
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New material has potential to cut costs and make nuclear fuel recycling cleaner
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Dutch probe cross-border nuclear safety
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France's Areva unveils plan for nuclear fuel unit
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South Africa beefs up local nuclear resources to support energy needs
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Belgium's Tihange reactor shuts down

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Russia to Create New Powerful Plasma Rocket Engine

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Russia, Kenya sign memorandum on nuclear cooperation, plan first NPP

Moscow, Yerevan discuss provision of Armenian NPP with fuel

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Pakistan Applies for Nuclear Suppliers Group Membership

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