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August 11, 2016
CIVIL NUCLEAR
China city 'suspends' Sino-French nuclear project after protests
Beijing (AFP) Aug 10, 2016
A Chinese city said Wednesday it would halt preparations for a possible Sino-French nuclear project after thousands of locals protested against it over the weekend, the latest official concession following environmental demonstrations. After days of protests by angry residents, the government of Lianyungang said on a verified microblog that it would "temporarily suspend" selection of a location for a nuclear fuel processing plant. Thousands of people massed outside government offices over the we ... read more

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CIVIL NUCLEAR

China warns UK ties at 'crucial juncture' over nuclear plant
China's ambassador to Britain urged London on Tuesday to approve a Beijing-funded nuclear power plant as soon as possible, warning that relations between the two countries were at a critical point. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal
Ukraine said Thursday it had reached an agreement with the US-based electric giant Westinghouse to build a nuclear fuel production unit that would help reduce its reliance on Russia. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Thousands protest possible China-France nuclear project
Thousands of people took to the streets of a city in eastern China to protest against a possible Sino-French nuclear project, residents said Monday, as local police denied beating demonstrators. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

UK ties with China at risk over nuclear plant deal
Britain's decision to delay final approval for the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant risks cooling relations with economic powerhouse China under new prime minister Theresa May, analysts say. ... more


SOLAR DAILY

Low-carbon movement expected in North America
The net share of renewable and nuclear energy on the North American grid could rise by another 7 percent by the middle of the next decade, U.S. data show. ... more

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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Tiny creatures prompt Australia to reject uranium mine
Australian environmental authorities Wednesday rejected a Canadian bid to build a mine at a major uranium deposit due to fears the project could threaten tiny underground wildlife. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

France's EDF 'knew in advance' about British nuclear plan delay
French energy giant EDF learned the British government wanted to delay its final decision on the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant the day before its board met to approve the plan, according to an email from its CEO seen by AFP. ... 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

FLOATING STEEL

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
CIVIL NUCLEAR

France's EDF backs nuclear plan but UK delays
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. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

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
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TECH SPACE

Improving safety of neutron sources
There is a growing interest in the scientific community in a type of high-power neutron source that is created via a process referred to as spallation. This process involves accelerating high-energy ... 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
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
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

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
CIVIL NUCLEAR

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
CIVIL NUCLEAR

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
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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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia's TVEL Makes First Batch of Fuel for New Nuclear-Powered Icebreakers

TECH SPACE

Active tracking of astronaut rad-exposures targeted

CIVIL NUCLEAR

France's EDF to decide on UK nuclear project next week

TECH SPACE

Fallout Fungi From Chernobyl Flee Earth on ISS Radiation Study Mission

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Indian NPP Second Unit May Start Commercial Operations in November

CIVIL NUCLEAR

EU investigates rescue of nuclear firm Areva

CIVIL NUCLEAR

China 'may build nuclear plants' in South China Sea

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Iran says to cooperate with France on nuclear project

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Fukushima reactor makers not liable: Japan court

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia's REMIX Innovative Nuclear Fuel Enters First Field Trials

Germany may wait 100 years for nuclear waste storage site

Russian floating nuclear power station undergoes mooring tests

Reactor fuels Russia bid for post-Fukushima atomic lead

Pacific Ocean radiation back near normal after Fukushima: study

Huge helium discovery 'a life-saving find'

Radioactive cesium fallout on Tokyo from Fukushima concentrated in glass microparticles

EDF nuclear project 'more difficult' after Brexit: Sapin

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

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



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