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July 18, 2016
CIVIL NUCLEAR
China 'may build nuclear plants' in South China Sea
Beijing (AFP) July 15, 2016
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. "Marine nuclear power platform construction will be used to support China's effective control in the South China Sea," the website of the state-run Global Times cited the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) as saying on a social media account. The Global Times cited the report as saying th ... read more

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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

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
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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

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy


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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
24/7 News Coverage
New mapping technique can help fight extreme poverty

Meadows beat out shrubs when it comes to storing carbon

Scientists show how Himalayan rivers influenced ancient Indus civilization settlements

Uncovering varied pathways to agriculture

Nuclear technology helps scientists study Australia's prehistoric ecosystems

Archaeologist says fire, not corn, key to prehistoric survival in arid Southwest

Shining a light on plant growth and development

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Pacific Ocean radiation back near normal after Fukushima: study
Radiation levels across the Pacific Ocean are rapidly returning to normal five years after a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear plant spewed gases and liquids into the sea, a study showed Monday. ... more
TECH SPACE

Huge helium discovery 'a life-saving find'
A new approach to gas exploration has discovered a huge helium gas field, which could address the increasingly critical shortage of this vital yet rare element. Helium doesn't just make your v ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Radioactive cesium fallout on Tokyo from Fukushima concentrated in glass microparticles
New research shows that most of the radioactive fallout which landed on downtown Tokyo a few days after the Fukushima accident was concentrated and deposited in non-soluble glass microparticles, as ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

EDF nuclear project 'more difficult' after Brexit: Sapin
A controversial project by French energy giant EDF to build two nuclear reactors in Britain has become "more difficult" following the country's vote to leave the European Union, France's finance minister said on Wednesday. ... more
MOON DAILY

Russia to spend $60M in 2016-2018 to fund space voyages to Moon, Mars
The project to create a nuclear-power transport module, intended to fly to the moon and Mars, will receive 3.81 billion rubles ($60 million) in funding in 2016-2018, according to the public procurem ... more
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Ariane 5 rocket takes off with European GPS satellites

Russian space agency blames satellite loss on programming error

Tokyo airport to be 'scattered' with robots for 2020 Olympics

Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

The Second Moon Race

Space Policy Directive calls for human expansion across the solar system

Robot Moon Base: Beijing's New Lunar Landing Program

CIVIL NUCLEAR

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
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Mitsubishi joins EDF in bid to save reactor builder Areva
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). ... more
ENERGY NEWS

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
CIVIL NUCLEAR

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
CIVIL NUCLEAR

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

CIVIL NUCLEAR

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
CIVIL NUCLEAR

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




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THE STANS

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

CIVIL NUCLEAR

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

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Proposed bilateral deal allows US to share nuclear reactors with Norway

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan says ageing nuclear reactors can stay on line

CIVIL NUCLEAR

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

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Bulgaria ordered to pay Russia for dropped nuke plant

CIVIL NUCLEAR

France halts reactor in Areva parts scandal

CIVIL NUCLEAR

A new material can clear up nuclear waste gases

NUKEWARS

US, Russia cutting nuke arsenals, but modernising: study

CIVIL NUCLEAR

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?

Quid Pro Quo: Will US Broker a Nuclear Deal Between India and China?

Mexico backs India's nuclear suppliers group bid

A protective shield against the heavy metal uranium

Finns to bury nuclear waste in world's costliest tomb

Dutch MPs urge closure of Belgian nuclear plants

Obama offers Modi warm farewell embrace

Scientists test world's most intense gamma radiation source

Bids for S.Africa nuclear plants to open in next months

Renewables take wind out of Hungary-Russia nuclear project

Russia to Create New Powerful Plasma Rocket Engine

EDF has no date for final decision on UK's Hinkley NPP

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



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