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UN to hold EMERGENCY meeting after Kim Jong-un 'declares North Korea a nuclear power' - Express.co.uk

News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 06:02

Express.co.uk

UN to hold EMERGENCY meeting after Kim Jong-un 'declares North Korea a nuclear power'
Express.co.uk
The secretive state conducted a terrifying missile test yesterday and the official mouthpiece, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), claimed the despotic regime was now a nuclear power. KCNA said in a statement: “The ICBM Hwasong-15 type weaponry ...

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China's marine nuclear power platform to start by 2020 - Pakistan Observer

News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 00:36

China's marine nuclear power platform to start by 2020
Pakistan Observer
According to the firm, a joint venture by the State-owned China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), CSIC 719 Research Institute and the Hubei Hongtai State-owned Capital Investment Operation Group in 2015, this nuclear power platform will serve ...

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Union insists SA cannot afford nuclear power amid downgrades - Independent Online

News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 21:50

Union insists SA cannot afford nuclear power amid downgrades
Independent Online
The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) on Tuesday said that South Africa cannot afford nuclear electricity, adding that the country should rather focus on achieving economic and political stability. Standards and Poor ratings agency last ...

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Bangladesh all set to join nuclear club - Dhaka Tribune

News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 19:07

Dhaka Tribune

Bangladesh all set to join nuclear club
Dhaka Tribune
Bangladesh will move a step closer to becoming the 33rd nuclear power-generating country tomorrow when construction starts on the main phase of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant – seven years after the framework agreement was signed with Russia.
Countdown Begins for Korea's Landing Moorside Power Plant Order from UKBusinessKorea
First marine nuclear reactor will be ready by 2020China Daily
Rooppur Power Plant: PM to open construction tomorrowThe Daily Star

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SCE&G's move to natural gas could soak customers, just like nuclear plants did, critics say - The State

News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 18:56

The State

SCE&G's move to natural gas could soak customers, just like nuclear plants did, critics say
The State
SCE&G, the largest subsidiary of Cayce-based SCANA, should be careful about using natural gas as the main replacement for power that it was counting on from the now-abandoned V.C. Summer nuclear power expansion project, according to the S.C. ...

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Russian and Brazilian firms to cooperate in nuclear power - World Nuclear News

News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 17:06

Russian and Brazilian firms to cooperate in nuclear power
World Nuclear News
Russia's Rosatom has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Brazilian companies Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras (Eletrobras) and Eletrobras Termonuclear SA (Eletronuclear) to promote cooperation in nuclear power. It includes the possible ...

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UK, South Korea to extend nuclear cooperation - World Nuclear News

News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 17:06

UK, South Korea to extend nuclear cooperation
World Nuclear News
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in nuclear energy was signed yesterday between the UK and South Korea. The agreement calls for greater collaboration in the construction of new nuclear power plants and the decommissioning of old ...

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Top Perry aide: Inaction on coal, nuclear plan endangers power grid - Chron.com

News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 16:58

Chron.com

Top Perry aide: Inaction on coal, nuclear plan endangers power grid
Chron.com
A Department of Energy study released earlier this year, under Perry's directive, found the closure of coal and nuclear plants was the result of increased competition from natural gas and renewables but so far done nothing to threaten the stability of ...
Subsidizing Coal and Nuclear Power Could Drive Customers Off the GridEnergy Collective

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Lightbridge CEO Says World Nuclear Market Hinges on Innovation at Bloomberg New Energy Finance Shanghai Summit - GlobeNewswire (press release)

News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 15:26

Lightbridge CEO Says World Nuclear Market Hinges on Innovation at Bloomberg New Energy Finance Shanghai Summit
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Lightbridge CEO Seth Grae said: “Despite rapid expansion of nuclear energy in Asia, nuclear power plants in some markets are under increasing pressure to become more efficient and cost-competitive with other sources, making innovative ideas essential ...

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Are nuclear power plants protected in France? Greenpeace had no problems breaking in (VIDEO) - RT

News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:42

RT

Are nuclear power plants protected in France? Greenpeace had no problems breaking in (VIDEO)
RT
... showing that France's 58 nuclear reactors have serious security vulnerabilities and would be easy to attack. “All you need to do is make a hole (in the building) to start a fire,” Yannick Rousselet, Greenpeace France's chief anti-nuclear campaigner ...
EDF says individuals detained after breaking into Cruas nuclear plantChannel NewsAsia
Greenpeace activists break into nuclear plant in FranceXinhua
Environmental activists break into French nuclear plantAnadolu Agency
Manila Bulletin
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Fukui's push for reactor restarts reflects local economy's reliance on nuclear power - The Japan Times

News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:00

The Japan Times

Fukui's push for reactor restarts reflects local economy's reliance on nuclear power
The Japan Times
Fukui Gov. Issei Nishikawa's decision on Monday to give the go-ahead to restarting two reactors at the Oi nuclear plant highlights the local economy's dependence on nuclear power, even 6½ years after the March 2011 Fukushima disaster. At a news ...
Fukui Governor Approves Ohi RestartsNuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
EDITORIAL: Oi nuclear plant gets green light despite lingering safety concernsAsahi Shimbun
Local governor OKs restart of 2nd nuclear plant in Fukui, JapanNikkei Asian Review
World Nuclear News
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safety and efficiency of nuclear power plants - SCNow

News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 08:19

The Korea Herald

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safety and efficiency of nuclear power plants
SCNow
On Oct. 31, the Morning News published a front page story titled "Nuclear power safe, efficient, Rotarians told." Ernie Kopopoulos, the site vice president at the H.B. Robinson Nuclear Plant, was the guest speaker at the Oct. 30 Florence Rotary Club ...
S. Korea steps up efforts to export nuke reactors to UKThe Korea Herald

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Egyptian parliament tentatively agrees to nuclear power plants supervision law - ZAWYA

News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 06:51

ZAWYA

Egyptian parliament tentatively agrees to nuclear power plants supervision law
ZAWYA
“The new project comes as a prelude to the launch of the Dabaa nuclear project and works to turn the Nuclear Power Plants Authority (NPPA) into an economic agency that can invest, borrow, conclude agreements, and sell electricity generated from nuclear ...

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Groundswell Against Nuclear In South Africa Could Put Paid To A Power Deal - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

News - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 06:01

Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Groundswell Against Nuclear In South Africa Could Put Paid To A Power Deal
Huffington Post South Africa (blog)
Nuclear power plant. South African President Jacob Zuma, has a maximum of 18 months left as head of state. This time he hopes to rescue a nuclear power deal involving a proposed contract to build between six and eight new nuclear reactors in South ...
Eskom promises not to rush ahead with nuclearFin24
Environmental groups head to court to halt govt's nuclear plansEyewitness News
Earth Life, Safcei ask court to stop nuclear plan 'rush'Business Day

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Parliament tentatively agrees to nuclear power plants supervision law - Daily News Egypt

News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 17:48

Daily News Egypt

Parliament tentatively agrees to nuclear power plants supervision law
Daily News Egypt
“The new project comes as a prelude to the launch of the Dabaa nuclear project and works to turn the Nuclear Power Plants Authority (NPPA) into an economic agency that can invest, borrow, conclude agreements, and sell electricity generated from nuclear ...

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UK Industrial Strategy highlights 'vital part' of nuclear power - World Nuclear News

News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 15:38

UK Industrial Strategy highlights 'vital part' of nuclear power
World Nuclear News
The nuclear sector is "integral to increasing productivity and driving growth" in the UK, according to the government's Industrial Strategy White Paper launched today. In the UK, a White Paper is a government report giving information or proposals on ...

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UK Industrial Strategy highlights 'vital part' of nuclear power - World Nuclear News

News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 15:38

UK Industrial Strategy highlights 'vital part' of nuclear power
World Nuclear News
The nuclear sector is "integral to increasing productivity and driving growth" in the UK, according to the government's Industrial Strategy White Paper launched today. In the UK, a White Paper is a government report giving information or proposals on ...

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IAEA Helps Newcomer Countries with Nuclear Workforce Planning - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 15:13

IAEA Helps Newcomer Countries with Nuclear Workforce Planning
International Atomic Energy Agency
This tool helps provide individual country HRD plans, by coupling educational training requirements with the milestones laid out in IAEA guidance document, Milestones in the Development of a National Infrastructure for Nuclear Power, NG-G-3.1.

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Want a nuclear reactor in your backyard? Step this way - The Australian

News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 13:01

Want a nuclear reactor in your backyard? Step this way
The Australian
Volunteer communities are being sought for Australia's first small nuclear reactors, which developers hope could be in operation by 2030. SMR Nuclear Technology has set a timeline for the development of Australia's nuclear power industry, which would ...

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Michael Flynn's role in Middle Eastern nuclear project could compound legal issues - Washington Post

News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:05

Washington Post

Michael Flynn's role in Middle Eastern nuclear project could compound legal issues
Washington Post
Flynn served as an adviser to two Washington-based companies pursuing efforts to build nuclear power plants in the Middle East: ACU Strategic Partners, which proposed a partnership with Russian interests, and IP3/IronBridge, which later launched a ...

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