nuclear industry

Spain’s nuclear sector eyes growth in China (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's nuclear energy sector is seeking to expand its presence in China after gaining a strong foothold, providing components to nine of the country's 14 operating ... Read more...

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Spain’s nuclear sector eyes growth in China


April 6th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's nuclear energy sector has gained a strong foothold in China over the past quarter century, providing components or services to nine of the country's 14 ... Read more...

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Anti-nuclear activists stage protest in Seoul


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 23 (IANS) Anti-nuclear activists staged a protest here Friday to condemn the Nuclear Industry Summit that opened ahead of next week's Nuclear Security Summit.About 30 activists had ... Read more...

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N-power crucial to China: Expert


March 11th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, March 11 (IANS) Nuclear power is important to China because of its quest for climate change mitigation, an expert with the environment ministry has said."The Chinese nuclear industry ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa chairs state cabinet meeting ahead of budget


March 5th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu cabinet, headed by Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, met here Monday and discussed matters relating to various departments ahead of the state budget for ... Read more...

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Scientists cite 15 `near-misses’ at US n-plants


February 29th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) carried out 15 special inspections last year spurred by potentially serious incidents at power plants, the Union of Concerned Scientists ... Read more...

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Europe’s largest emerald mine reopens in Urals


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Production has resumed at Europe's largest emerald deposit in Russia's Sverdlovsk region in the Ural mountains following an idle period of several years.The Ural Mountains, ... Read more...

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US seeks ‘fairer’ Indian nuclear law


November 23rd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Making it clear that India's nuclear liability law remains a sticking point, the United States says it's talking to New Delhi to make sure that Indian ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea against n-plants Monday


November 12th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Monday hear a petition seeking to restrain the central government from setting up any new nuclear plants till an analysis of ... Read more...

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Ultrasonic nozzle boosts water’s cleansing power


November 10th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) A revolutionary ultrasonic attachment for taps boosts water's ability to clean.Tim Leighton, professor at University of Southampton, and Peter Birkin's device works with cold water, minimal ... Read more...

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N-safety bill tabled in Lok Sabha


September 7th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The government Wednesday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to provide a legal framework to regulate nuclear and radiation safety, and to establish ... Read more...

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China’s nuclear industry to post slower growth: Report


August 31st, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 31 (IANS) China's nuclear power industry will expand at a slower rate compared with the past five years, a media report said Wednesday."China's nuclear industry base is still ... Read more...

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India may build large nuclear power plants


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India is considering building large sized nuclear power plants in technical collaboration with some foreign vendors, the Lok Sabha was informed Wednesday.Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Japan urges end of nuclear industry


August 1st, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first meeting of the Japan Congress Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs began in Fukushima city with a plea for an end to the nuclear ... Read more...

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CPI-M to government: don’t dilute nuclear liability law


July 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has asked the government not to dilute the civil nuclear liability law as sought by the US."The US ... Read more...

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Germany debates supporting n-power plants in other countries


July 15th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 15 (IANS) Germany, which decided to phase out nuclear power plants by 2022, is now debating whether to support its own nuclear industry by setting up nuclear power ... Read more...

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New NSG guidelines not end of the road for India: Rao


July 3rd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The tightening of regulations by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) for export of sensitive technologies was "not end of the road", with major countries committing ... Read more...

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Space industry a priority for Russia: Putin


May 1st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Development of the national rocket and space industry is a priority for Russia, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said."From the perspective of the country's defensive ... Read more...

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US-India nuke ties will maintain momentum inspite of Japan nuke crisis: Official


April 27th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by ANI
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, US), Apr. 27 (ANI): A senior official of the Obama administration has said that while there will be a discussion in Washington and New Delhi on nuclear safety issues ... Read more...

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IAEA declares Pak nuclear programme as safe


April 26th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 26(ANI): The International Atomic Energy Agency has declared Pakistan's nuclear programme as safe and secure.Talking on the sidelines of the "International seminar on nuclear safety and security" held in Islamabad ... Read more...

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Fukushima 50 criticise Japanese govt. over inconsistent documentation of their radiation exposure


April 23rd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 23 (ANI): The Fukushima 50 emergency nuclear plant workers trying to control the situation in the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit plant in Japan, have reportedly accused the government of inconsistent handling of ... Read more...

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Post Fukushima disaster, Oz nuke industry calls for renewed debate on nuke energy


April 21st, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 21 (ANI): The Australian nuclear industry is calling for a renewed public debate about the use of atomic energy in the country.Leading nuclear companies told a forum at the Lowy ... Read more...

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Japan needs 2-3 months to end nuclear crisis


April 16th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 16 (IANS) Japan will need at least two to three more months to bring an end to the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, a nuclear industry ... Read more...

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Japanese protest against country’s nuclear industry


April 10th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 10 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Thousands of Japanese took to the streets Sunday to protest against the country's nuclear power industry after a devastating earthquake caused a meltdown at the Fukushima ... Read more...

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US committed to India n-deal despite Japan disaster


March 19th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) The United States has said that it remains very much committed to its civil nuclear deal with India despite the Japanese nuclear disaster though nuclear industry ... Read more...

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US nuke plants safer than those in Japan


March 14th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 14 (ANI): The US nuclear industry has said that it does not expect an emergency similar to what has taken place in earthquake-cum-tsunami-hit Japan.Even though 23 of the 104 ... Read more...

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US Senator wants brakes on nuke power plants until Japan tsunami ramification is known


March 14th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): US Senator Joseph I. Lieberman has said that the Obama administration must put brakes, if not stops, on nuclear power plants in the country till they understand ... Read more...

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India, Japan to hold third round of nuclear negotiations in November


October 26th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Oct.25 (ANI): India on Tuesday rejected the perception that the negotiations on civil nuclear agreement with Japan are deferred and announced that both the sides will hold another round of ... Read more...

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PL Engineering and Nuvia to form JV for nuclear sector


September 29th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) PL Engineering, a Punj Lloyd Group company, Wednesday entered into an agreement with the Indian unit of French nuclear engineering company Nuvia to form a joint venture to ... Read more...

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Pak-China nuke reactor deal set to open fresh rift with US


September 24th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 24 (ANI): China's confirmation of its plans to help Pakistan in expanding its Chashma nuclear energy complex by building two reactors in addition to one already operating and another nearing ... Read more...

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Canada wants more talented Indians: Minister


September 9th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 9 (IANS) India has emerged as one of the top source countries of immigration to Canada and Ottawa is looking forward to more number of talented Indians who can contribute ... Read more...

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‘Impact of nuclear liability bill unknown’


September 3rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India's move to bring in supplier liability could have an impact on its nuclear programme but the actual outcome is still unknown, an official of the International ... Read more...

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India, US will need to iron out irritants to take bilateral ties forward: Expert


September 1st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.1 (ANI): Washington and New Delhi need to move past the recent irritants in the relationship caused by domestic politics in both countries so that this important bilateral partnership will continue ... Read more...

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Flawed liability law threatens India-US n-deal: US expert


September 1st, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Suggesting that the Indian parliament had passed a flawed civil nuclear liability law, a US South Asia expert has warned that it could cast a pall ... Read more...

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Nuclear bill moved in Rajya Sabha, BJP reiterates support (Lead)


August 30th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Moving the nuclear liability bill in the Rajya Sabha Monday, Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan said nuclear power was not a panacea ... Read more...

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