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June 15, 2016
CIVIL NUCLEAR
A new material can clear up nuclear waste gases
Lausanne, Switzerland (SPX) Jun 15, 2016
An international team of scientists at EPFL and the US have discovered a material that can clear out radioactive waste from nuclear plants more efficiently, cheaply, and safely than current methods. Nuclear energy is one of the cheapest alternatives to carbon-based fossil fuels. But nuclear-fuel reprocessing plants generate waste gas that is currently too expensive and dangerous to deal with. Scanning hundreds of thousands of materials, scientists led by EPFL and their US colleagues have now disco ... read more

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South Africa beefs up local nuclear resources to support energy needs
Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown on Thursday launched the Nuclear Operator Pipeline project at the Koeberg nuclear power station near Cape Town as part of plans to beef up local nuclear re ... more
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Belgium's Tihange reactor shuts down
Belgium's ageing Tihange 2 nuclear reactor was automatically shut down following a motor failure in a non-nuclear part of the plant, a spokesman said Saturday. ... more
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In turnaround, Sweden agrees to continue nuclear power
Sweden's left-wing government struck a deal with the opposition Friday to continue nuclear power for the foreseeable future, backtracking on its pledge to phase out atomic energy. ... more
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Can India Overcome China's Objections to Become a Key Nuclear Nation?
India received another boost to its NSG membership after Mexico supported its crucial bid for the 48-member elite club. However it still faces opposition from the Chinese. India takes another step t ... more


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Quid Pro Quo: Will US Broker a Nuclear Deal Between India and China?
India, the United States and China likely to agree on a quid pro quo arrangement on membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) for India, Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) for China and ... more

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TECH SPACE

Plant lignin improves efficacy of sunscreen
In a new study, scientists point to the potential of lignin to bolster sunscreen performance. ... more
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Mexico backs India's nuclear suppliers group bid
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto backed India's bid to join a nuclear trade group as Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Latin American nation on Wednesday. ... more
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TECH SPACE

A protective shield against the heavy metal uranium
Microorganisms can better withstand the heavy metal uranium when glutathione is present, a molecule composed of three amino acids. Scientists from the German based Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendo ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Finns to bury nuclear waste in world's costliest tomb
Deep underground on a lush green island, Finland is preparing to bury its highly-radioactive nuclear waste for 100,000 years - sealing it up and maybe even throwing away the key. ... more
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Dutch MPs urge closure of Belgian nuclear plants
Dutch lawmakers on Tuesday urged the government to push for the closure of two ageing nuclear reactors in Belgium, which have also raised concerns in other neighbouring countries. ... more
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Obama offers Modi warm farewell embrace
Barack Obama and Narendra Modi vowed cooperation between the United States and India on nuclear power and climate change during a meeting at the White House Tuesday. ... more
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Scientists test world's most intense gamma radiation source
Scientists may soon better understand the elemental origins of oxygen, thanks to the world's most intense source of gamma radiation - soon to be brought online at the ELI Nuclear Physics research facility in Romania. ... more
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Bids for S.Africa nuclear plants to open in next months
Bidding for power plants in South Africa is expected to start in coming months, France's special envoy for nuclear matters said Wednesday in Johannesburg. ... more
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Renewables take wind out of Hungary-Russia nuclear project
Falling energy costs, including from the rise of renewables, are making the controversial expansion of Hungary's sole nuclear plant with Russian reactors less viable, one of the country's energy chiefs said Monday. ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Russia to Create New Powerful Plasma Rocket Engine
A Russian rocket engine company, with the assistance of a major research and development institute, will work on a project to create a powerful electrodeless plasma rocket engine, Russia's Roscosmos ... more
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EDF has no date for final decision on UK's Hinkley NPP
French electric company EDF has no fixed date for a final investment decision on the delayed construction of Hinkley Point atomic power plant in England, the chief of its UK subsidiary said. UK medi ... more
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Russia, Kenya sign memorandum on nuclear cooperation, plan first NPP
Russia and Kenya signed a memorandum of understanding in the field of nuclear energy cooperation at the ATOMEXPO 2016 forum on Monday, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported. Russia is ready to suppor ... more

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Moscow, Yerevan discuss provision of Armenian NPP with fuel
Russia and Armenia discussed on Monday the possibility to supply the Armenian nuclear power plant (ANPP) with additional fuel to create a fuel reserve, Russia's TVEL fuel company, which is part of t ... more
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Nuclear power stations to join French strike
Workers at nuclear power stations in France were set to go on strike Thursday, joining a growing protest movement against controversial labour market reforms that has already severely disrupted fuel supplies. ... more



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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Areva, TVO talks over nuclear dispute called off: TVO

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AREVA awarded research contract for UK Nuclear Decommissioning

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Russia's Maiden Nuclear Icebreaker to Be Floated Out in Mid-2016

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Russia certain Hungary will clarify Paks NPP issue with EU

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Worse 'Than the Disaster Itself': Tokyo Slammed for Fukushima Cleanup

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Clashes as France gripped by fresh wave of strikes

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The Lessons of Chernobyl and Fukushima

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia Ready to Propose ASEAN New Nuclear Electrical Power Plants - Putin

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Pakistan Applies for Nuclear Suppliers Group Membership

CIVIL NUCLEAR

China in 'preliminary' deal for Sudan's first atomic plant

Nuclear foes renew push to shut plant near Manhattan

Obama says no apology for A-bomb on Hiroshima visit

Orbita, a ghost of Chernobyl in the heart of Ukraine

US eyes European reactors market

Pakistan seeks nuclear group membership to curb proliferation

Rosatom Ready to Start on Iran's New Nuclear Reactors

Delay to NuGen nuclear power plant in England

Towards decommissioning Fukushima: 'Seeing' boron distribution in molten debris

Hollande renews support for EDF nuclear project in Britain

AREVA awarded decontamination contract for Grafenrheinfeld Power Plant

France's 'Atomic Anne' charged over nuclear deal

Toshiba posts $4.4 bn full-year loss on nuclear writedown

N. Korea leader says will only use nuclear weapons if attacked

N. Korea stages once-in-a-generation party congress

Israel nuclear reactor defects spark secrecy dilemma

All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident: report

Ancient glass-glued walls studied for nuke waste solutions

Belgium plans to provide all residents with anti radiation pills

India's Mainland to Host Next Hub of Nuclear Plants

BWXT tapped for nuclear reactor components, fuel


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