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Westinghouse buys Italian component maker

Corporate

03 July 2014

Westinghouse is to buy Italian heavy equipment manufacturer Mangiarotti SpA, which it said will strengthen its supply chain and broaden its reach into the oil and gas industries.

Ansaldo moves for international markets

Corporate

27 May 2014

Ansaldo Nucleare has bought the UK's Nuclear Engineering Services, hoping to grow its business through exposure the Britain's growing nuclear market.

Non-proliferation move by Japan

Nuclear Policies

24 March 2014

Plutonium removal from Italy (NNSA) 65x48Plutonium and highly-enriched uranium research reactor fuel in Japan will be sent to the USA for downblending or disposal. The announcement came as world leaders convene in the Netherlands for the third Nuclear Security Summit.

Sogin, CGN cooperate on waste management

Waste and Recycling

12 June 2014

Italy is to share its experience in radioactive waste management and decommissioning of nuclear facilities with China through a cooperation agreement signed between Societa Gestione Impianti Nucleari (Sogin) and China General Nuclear (CGN).

G7 names nuclear as energy security asset

Energy and Environment

07 May 2014

The G7 group of industrialised nations has focused on energy security, prioritising low-carbon sources including nuclear power for deployment in an effort to establish resilient low-carbon power systems.

Consortium established to build Alfred

New Nuclear

20 December 2013

ALFRED cutaway 48A consortium has been formally set up for the construction of a demonstration lead-cooled fast reactor in Romania. The Advanced Lead Fast Reactor European Demonstrator (Alfred) is being developed under an EU initiative.