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SCE&G forced to revise Summer schedule

New Nuclear

13 August 2014

South Carolina Electric & Gas hopes to reach agreement by the end of this year on a revised schedule and cost estimate for a project to build two AP1000 units at its Summer nuclear power plant in Fairfield County, South Carolina.

Lloyd's joins Lightbridge in the UAE

Regulation and Safety

11 August 2014

Lightbridge Corporation and Lloyd's Register Energy have won a contract to provide quality assurance, safety and construction inspection services to the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation in the United Arab Emirates.

Areva losses belie order book

Corporate

04 August 2014

Areva has cited deteriorating nuclear market conditions as a reason behind a net loss for the first half of 2014. Nonetheless, the company's €44.9 billion ($60 billion) order backlog is over €3.5 billion higher than it was at the end of 2013.

Cosmic rays to pinpoint Fukushima cores

Regulation and Safety

11 August 2014

Fukushima muon detector 48A system using muon detectors should be able to determine the exact locations of the molten cores of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi reactors. It is to be supplied by Decision Sciences International Corporation through a contract awarded by Toshiba.

Rössing plans for desalination

Corporate

05 August 2014

Rossing_open_pit_(Rio_Tinto_2014)_48Rössing Uranium is planning to build a new desalination plant to ensure an economical source of water for its uranium operations in Namibia. The move follows an organizational restructuring as the company strives to improve economic viability at one of the world's top-producing uranium mines.

New waste facility for Idaho laboratory

Waste and Recycling

04 August 2014

Conceptual design of INL RH LLW facility 48A new remote-handled low-level waste disposal facility should be in operation at the Idaho National Laboratory by October 2017. A $34 million contract for the facility's design and construction has now been awarded.