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July 23, 2014
Westinghouse Acquisition to Expand Nuclear, Oil and Gas Business
Pittsburgh PA (SPX) Jul 18, 2014
Westinghouse Electric has announced its intent to purchase 100 percent ownership of Mangiarotti S.p.A., an Italy-based manufacturer of components for the nuclear, oil and gas industries. Terms were not disclosed, although the sale is expected to be completed by early August. Headquartered in Sedegliano, Italy, Mangiarotti has engineered, designed and manufactured a comprehensive line of products during its more than 80-year history. Of primary interest to Westinghouse is expanding into the o ... read more
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Brazil interested in Russian air defenses: Rousseff
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told her Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday that Brasilia was keen on obtaining air defenses from Moscow and cooperating on nuclear energy. ... more

Japan nuclear watchdog says two reactors safe to switch back on
Japan's nuclear watchdog said Wednesday that two atomic reactors were safe enough to switch back on, marking a big step towards restarting the country's nuclear plants which were shuttered after the Fukushima crisis. ... more

Japan nuclear regulator to greenlight restarting reactors
Japan's nuclear regulator was on Wednesday expected to approve the restarting of two atomic reactors, in a move likely to ignite fresh protest over returning to the technology more than three years after the Fukushima crisis. ... more
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Westinghouse Electric Company has announced the successful installation of its spent fuel pool level instrumentation system at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, operated by Tennessee Valley Authority. ... more


Putin backs Argentine call for 'multipolarity' on visit
Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Argentine counterpart Cristina Kirchner Saturday, backing her call to curb Western dominance of international relations as they cemented a nuclear energy deal. ... more
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Reconstruction in Fukushima includes new hydroelectric facility
Japanese company Marubeni Corp. said Thursday it started construction of a hydroelectric power plant in a small town in Fukushima prefecture. ... more
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Clock ticking on Iran nuclear talks: Kerry
Time is running short to reach a nuclear deal between world powers and Iran, and negotiations will not be extended merely as a foot-dragging ploy, top US diplomat John Kerry warned Tuesday. ... more

Japan city launches legal bid to halt reactor build
A Japanese city on Thursday sought a court injunction to prevent a nuclear plant from being built, in a country that remains deeply suspicious of the technology three years after Fukushima. ... more

Improved method for isotope enrichment would better secure supplies
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The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant wants to start operations in Britain and elsewhere in Europe, a report said Thursday, as it looks for ways to offset the huge costs of the disaster. ... more

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Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Sunday restarted its trouble-plagued water decontamination system for the first time in three months, the utility said. ... more

Hungary approves 10 billion euro Russia loan for nuclear upgrade
Hungarian lawmakers approved Monday a multi-billion-euro loan from Russia for an upgrade of the country's only nuclear power plant, a deal critics say increases Hungary's dependence on Moscow. ... more

Angry Japan farmers bring Fukushima cow to Tokyo
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