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August 02, 2016
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France's EDF backs nuclear plan but UK delays
Paris (AFP) July 28, 2016
French energy giant EDF on Thursday approved a contested plan to build Britain's first nuclear power station in decades but the British government said it would wait before taking a final decision. Britain's Business and Energy Minister Greg Clark said the government would review the nuclear project, shortly after EDF's board backed a project which critics fear could bankrupt the French utility. "The UK needs a reliable and secure energy supply and the government believes that nuclear energy is ... read more

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UK nuclear project delay is 'bonkers': trade union
British trade unions criticised the government on Friday for delaying its final decision on the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant, seen by British media as backtracking on the project. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

France's EDF faces crunch vote on British nuclear plan
The board of energy giant EDF votes Thursday on a hugely controversial project to build a nuclear power station in Britain which critics say could bankrupt the French utility. ... more
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Russia Creating Cutting-Edge Universal Nuclear Battleship
Russia's Severnoye Design Bureau has started working on the Project 23560 Leader-class destroyer that will combine the features of a destroyer, large antisubmarine warship and guided missile cruiser ... more
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Rosatom Plans to Develop 3D Printing for Nuclear Industry
Rosatom's new 3D business, which will use innovative metal powder materials and industrial-scale printers developed by the company itself, will start off by manufacturing parts for the nuclear indus ... more


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One of a Kind Nuclear Power Unit to be Connected to Electrical Grid
A third-generation reactor at the most powerful nuclear power unit in Russia's atomic energy network is expected to begin generating electricity by August, Aleksandr Shutikov, the deputy general dir ... more

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Russia Lays Down Nuclear-Powered Ural Icebreaker at Baltic Shipyard
St. Petersburg, Russia (SPX) Jul 26, 2016 Russia's second serial project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreaker Ural has been laid down in St. Petersburg on Monday, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported. ... more
TECH SPACE

NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts
NASA is joining with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston to operate a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce risks to humans on long-duration explora ... more
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Heavy snow causes travel mayhem in northern Europe

Billionaire Guo Wengui wants regime change in Beijing

Fire in southern California threatening another city

CIVIL NUCLEAR

French state to pump 3 bn euros into EDF
France will pump 3 billion euros into state-controlled electricity company EDF, shareholders decided Tuesday, two days before it is expected to give the final green light to the controversial construction of two nuclear reactors in Britain. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

India Continues to Push China to Support Its Nuclear Supply Group Bid
India will continue to engage China in order to obtain support for its inclusion in the Nuclear Suppliers Group, External Affairs of India, Sushma Swaraj said in the Parliament. "If someone do ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Indian Scientists Go Nuclear to Provide Pure Water to Thirsty Sub-Continent
India may soon be able to achieve one of its most challenging development goals yet - providing safe, potable drinking water to a population of over 1.2 billion. Indian nuclear scientists have ... more
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Russia's TVEL Makes First Batch of Fuel for New Nuclear-Powered Icebreakers
Russia's TVEL company produced the first batch of nuclear fuel to be used in Russia's new serial project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreakers, the company's press service said Tuesday. Project 22 ... more
TECH SPACE

Active tracking of astronaut rad-exposures targeted
Radiation is an invisible hazard of spaceflight, but a new monitoring system for ESA astronauts gives a realtime snapshot of their exposure. The results will guide researchers preparing for deep-spa ... more
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Russia says 'satellite' could have caused radioactive pollution

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NASA Selects Three Companies to Develop 'FabLab' Prototypes

New Horizons Corrects Its Course in the Kuiper Belt

CIVIL NUCLEAR

France's EDF to decide on UK nuclear project next week
French energy giant EDF will decide next week whether to give the final green light to the controversial construction of two nuclear reactors in Britain, it said in a statement Thursday. ... more
TECH SPACE

Fallout Fungi From Chernobyl Flee Earth on ISS Radiation Study Mission
Fungi found growing in the fallout from the world's worst nuclear disaster are to be sent into space. Samples from eight different types of fungi taken from the Chernobyl exclusion zone are ready fo ... 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
CIVIL NUCLEAR

EU investigates rescue of nuclear firm Areva
EU anti-trust regulators have opened an investigation into the restructuring of the French state-owned nuclear reactor builder Areva, the European Commission said on Tuesday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

China 'may build nuclear plants' in South China Sea
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. ... more

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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




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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia's REMIX Innovative Nuclear Fuel Enters First Field Trials

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Germany may wait 100 years for nuclear waste storage site

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russian floating nuclear power station undergoes mooring tests

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Reactor fuels Russia bid for post-Fukushima atomic lead

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Pacific Ocean radiation back near normal after Fukushima: study

TECH SPACE

Huge helium discovery 'a life-saving find'

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Radioactive cesium fallout on Tokyo from Fukushima concentrated in glass microparticles

CIVIL NUCLEAR

EDF nuclear project 'more difficult' after Brexit: Sapin

MOON DAILY

Russia to spend $60M in 2016-2018 to fund space voyages to Moon, Mars

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Expert says most nuclear fuel melted at Fukushima nuclear plant

Mitsubishi joins EDF in bid to save reactor builder Areva

Sweden's 100 percent carbon-free emissions challenge

Putin: Russia, China to Step Up Nuclear Energy Cooperation

India to send atomic experts to Namibia

India blames China for stalled nuclear group entry

California nuclear power coming to an end

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

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

Proposed bilateral deal allows US to share nuclear reactors with Norway

Japan says ageing nuclear reactors can stay on line

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

Bulgaria ordered to pay Russia for dropped nuke plant

France halts reactor in Areva parts scandal

A new material can clear up nuclear waste gases

US, Russia cutting nuke arsenals, but modernising: study

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



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