ARTICLES RELATING TO NUCLEAR

Mitsubishi joins EDF in bid to save reactor builder Areva

2016-06-28 19:30

France may have found a long-awaited Asian partner to help rescue its nuclear industry as its energy giant EDF has signed a partnership deal with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

Areva to spin off atomic fuel business to attract investors

2016-06-15 12:39

Areva will spin off its nuclear-fuel operations to shield them from the troubled reactor business as the French atomic group prepares to raise €5bn to help repay debt.

Uganda vows to halt military ties with N Korea: Seoul

2016-05-29 17:57

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has vowed to cut military and security ties with North Korea in line with UN sanctions imposed following Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests, a Seoul official says.

North Korea slams Obama's 'childish' Hiroshima visit

2016-05-27 11:38

Nuclear-armed North Korea has ridiculed US President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima as the "childish" diplomatic ploy of a "nuclear war fanatic."

Kantor: Battle for Treasury, nuclear not over yet

2016-05-26 21:51

The battle of who controls the Ministry of Finance is certainly not over yet, Prof. Brian Kantor cautions the Black Management Forum.

China seeking to build Sudan’s first nuclear reactor

2016-05-24 07:18

China National Nuclear Corporation has agreed with Sudan to build the African nation’s first atomic reactor, China’s latest effort to expand its nuclear technology footprint abroad.

Israel indicts nuclear whistleblower Vanunu

2016-05-09 05:47

Israel has indicted Israeli nuclear whistleblower Mordecai Vanunu, who spent 18 years behind bars, for meeting with American citizens in Jerusalem and violating other court-ordered restrictions.

France finalising UK nuclear plant deal - minister

2016-04-17 15:00

French minister repeats government's commitment to plans by state-owned company EDF to build a controversial next-generation nuclear plant in Britain.

Environmentalists: SA did sign nuclear deal with Russia

2016-03-30 14:24

Environmentalists who have taken the government to court allege legal documents indicate that South Africa did sign a nuclear deal with Russia.

Future looks bleak for nuclear energy - expert

2016-03-22 15:47

Nuclear power generation has turned into an expensive operation, even when the machines are amortised, says nuclear expert Mycle Schneider.

 

Israel not yet ready to ratify nuclear test treaty - PM

2016-06-20 21:35

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Israel supports a treaty to ban nuclear testing, but signalled his country was not yet ready to ratify a UN pact adopted by the UN nearly 20 years ago.

Sweden agrees to continue nuclear power

2016-06-10 18:55

Sweden's left-wing government has struck a deal with the opposition to continue nuclear power for the foreseeable future, backtracking on its pledge to phase out atomic energy.

Areva, TVO talks over nuclear dispute called off: TVO

2016-05-27 18:36

Negotiations between France's struggling nuclear power giant Areva and Finnish operator TVO over cost overruns and delays for the construction of a Finnish reactor have been called off, TVO says,

Obama defends his nuclear record

2016-05-26 22:01

On the eve of his historic trip to Hiroshima,Japan, US President Barack Obama is defending the vigour of his efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

Survivors recount Hiroshima horrors

2016-05-26 20:35

For survivors of the world's first nuclear attack, the day America unleashed a terrible bomb over the city of Hiroshima remains seared forever in their minds.

Necsa and AG engage over decommissioning and decontamination costs

2016-05-09 06:00

Nuclear firm Necsa is battling to resolve the thorny issue of making adequate provision and accounting for decommissioning and decontamination costs in the years ahead.

The 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers

2016-04-25 23:02

Telling the story of Chernobyl in numbers 30 years later involves dauntingly large figures and others that are even more vexing because they're still unknown.

Obama issues stark warning on nuclear terrorism

2016-04-02 12:07

Extremist "madmen" from ISIS will not hesitate to launch a catastrophic nuclear attack, US President Barack Obama has warned.

Japan utility to scrap reactor over safety costs

2016-03-25 11:59

A Japanese nuclear power operator says it will decommission an ageing reactor because of the cost of upgrading, the sixth to be scrapped due to tougher rules.

Anti-nuclear group questions nuclear report

2016-03-18 14:35

Anti-nuclear group questions Fin24 report because it says Tim Yeo, quoted in the story, was accused of accepting money from corporations to advance their agendas.

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