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August 17, 2016
CIVIL NUCLEAR
Nuclear plant delay may shift UK energy policy
London (AFP) Aug 17, 2016
Britain's decision to stall a Franco-Chinese project to build its first nuclear power plant in a generation has fuelled speculation that the new government is reviewing its energy strategy to boost the role of renewables. Prime Minister Theresa May has given no clear reason for delaying final approval of the Hinkley Point plant, with her spokesman saying only that it was "an extremely important decision that we have to get right". Critics cite the enormous cost of the Pounds 18-billion (21-billion-eur ... read more

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South Korea Relaunches Wolsong NPP's Reactor After Fixing Technical Problem
South Korea relaunched on Saturday the first reactor of the Wolsong nuclear power plant suspended in late July over technical problems, local media reported. The 679MW Wolsong reactor is expec ... more
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Bulgaria seeks private money for nuclear plant
Bulgarian Prime Minister Bokyo Borisov said Friday that he wants to revive a partially built nuclear power plant constructed by Russia but abandoned in 2012 by attracting private investment. ... more
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Japan reactor restarts in post-Fukushima nuclear push
Japan restarted a nuclear reactor on Friday despite a court challenge by local residents, in a boost for Tokyo's faltering post-Fukushima push to bring back atomic power. ... more
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Nuclear Inspection Benefits from New Generation Sensor Lens
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Belarus worried over construction accident at future nuclear plant
Belarus demanded on Thursday that Russia, which is building the country's first nuclear plant, take back a reactor shell after an accident during construction put the ex-Soviet country on edge. ... more

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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

China city 'suspends' Sino-French nuclear project after protests
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. ... 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
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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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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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
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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
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
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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
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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
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

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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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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

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Russia Lays Down Nuclear-Powered Ural Icebreaker at Baltic Shipyard

TECH SPACE

NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts

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French state to pump 3 bn euros into EDF

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India Continues to Push China to Support Its Nuclear Supply Group Bid

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Indian Scientists Go Nuclear to Provide Pure Water to Thirsty Sub-Continent

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TECH SPACE

Active tracking of astronaut rad-exposures targeted

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

TECH SPACE

Fallout Fungi From Chernobyl Flee Earth on ISS Radiation Study Mission

Indian NPP Second Unit May Start Commercial Operations in November

EU investigates rescue of nuclear firm Areva

China 'may build nuclear plants' in South China Sea

Iran says to cooperate with France on nuclear project

Fukushima reactor makers not liable: Japan court

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



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