Nuclear technology

Former U.S. Congressman Tom Graves Joins Nuclear Matters Advocacy Council

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:30pm

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Nuclear Matters is pleased to welcome a new member to the Nuclear Matters Advocacy Council: former U.S.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Nuclear Matters is pleased to welcome a new member to the Nuclear Matters Advocacy Council: former U.S.
  • Nuclear energy's future in the U.S. depends on bipartisan advocacy for our nation's largest source of carbon-free power
    With 18 years of public service for the state of Georgia, Rep. Graves brings a background in government policy and advocacy for nuclear energy legislation to Nuclear Matters.
  • "The future of nuclear energy in the United States depends on bipartisan advocacy that showcases the pivotal role nuclear power plays in crafting a carbon-free energy future," says Nuclear Matters President John Kotek.
  • A full list of Nuclear Matters Advocacy Council members can be found here .

ALX Resources Corp. Receives Exploration Permit for Gibbons Creek Uranium Project, SK

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 12:30pm

In 1959, Haymac Mines restarted mining and shipped 500 tons of high-graded ore to the Lorado Mill at Uranium City, SK.

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  • In 1959, Haymac Mines restarted mining and shipped 500 tons of high-graded ore to the Lorado Mill at Uranium City, SK.
  • Black Lake Uranium Project ("Black Lake"): Located adjacent to Gibbons Creek.
  • Owned 40% by ALX, with UEX Corporation ("UEX") holding a 51.426% interest and Orano Canada Inc. holding an 8.574% interest.
  • Forward-looking statements in this news release include: the Gibbons Creek Project ("Gibbons Creek") is prospective for uranium, gold, and PGE mineralization; the Company's plans to undertake exploration activities at Gibbons Creek, and expend funds on Gibbons Creek.

Biomarker Uncovered by Roswell Park Team Identifies NET Patients Likely to Have Blood Side Effects from PRRT

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 11:25am

While PRRT has been shown to be beneficial for patients with neuroendocrine tumors, it sometimes causes hematologic side effects that can be permanent.

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  • While PRRT has been shown to be beneficial for patients with neuroendocrine tumors, it sometimes causes hematologic side effects that can be permanent.
  • The researchers analyzed patients' blood samples before and after PRRT, looking for clonal mutations that may help characterize the selective pressures this therapy puts on stem cells.
  • Using genomic sequencing to track these mutations, the team uncovered the presence of expanding all elic fractions of DDR clones following PRRT.
  • Founded by Dr. Roswell Park in 1898, it is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Upstate New York.

Vogtle Unit 4 achieves initial energization

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 5:15pm

ATLANTA, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Georgia Power announced today that plant equipment for Vogtle Unit 4 is now energized, or permanently powered, which is needed to perform all subsequent testing for the unit at the Vogtle 3 & 4 nuclear expansion project.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Georgia Power announced today that plant equipment for Vogtle Unit 4 is now energized, or permanently powered, which is needed to perform all subsequent testing for the unit at the Vogtle 3 & 4 nuclear expansion project.
  • With plant equipment previously running on temporary construction power, the achievement of initial energization marks another step towards system operations as Unit 4 continues to progress through its testing phase.
  • Integrated flush represents a critical step as the process is key to helping ensure the safe startup of Unit 4 and initiated the start of extensive testing ahead for the unit's systems.
  • Once operating, the two new units at Plant Vogtle will be able to power more than 500,000 homes and businesses.

International Consolidated Uranium Closes C$9 Million “Bought Deal” Private Placement of Units

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 1:40pm

The company is now well funded to close on its announced acquisitions as well as pursue new opportunities, with over C$23 million in cash and cash equivalents.

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  • The company is now well funded to close on its announced acquisitions as well as pursue new opportunities, with over C$23 million in cash and cash equivalents.
  • Our potential deal pipeline remains full, with anticipated new and complimentary acquisition targets.
  • At the same time, we are encouraged by the markets growing interest in the uranium sector and its positive reaction to our business plan.
  • International Consolidated Uranium Inc. (formerly, NxGold Ltd.) is a Vancouver-based exploration and development company.

Westinghouse Completes Acquisition of Laveer Engineering

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 1:15pm

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company completed the acquisition of Laveer Engineering, a Canadian-based provider of custom tooling and solutions.

Key Points: 
  • CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company completed the acquisition of Laveer Engineering, a Canadian-based provider of custom tooling and solutions.
  • The acquisition will further expand Westinghouse's CANDU capabilities, particularly in outage maintenance services.
  • Westinghouse Electric Companyis the world's pioneering nuclear energy company and is a leading supplier of nuclear plant products and technologies to utilities throughout the world.
  • Westinghouse supplied the world's first commercial pressurized water reactor in 1957 in Shippingport, Pa., U.S. Today, Westinghouse technology is the basis for approximately one-half of the world's operating nuclear plants.

Westinghouse Completes Acquisition of Laveer Engineering

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 1:15pm

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company completed the acquisition of Laveer Engineering, a Canadian-based provider of custom tooling and solutions.

Key Points: 
  • CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company completed the acquisition of Laveer Engineering, a Canadian-based provider of custom tooling and solutions.
  • The acquisition will further expand Westinghouse's CANDU capabilities, particularly in outage maintenance services.
  • Westinghouse Electric Companyis the world's pioneering nuclear energy company and is a leading supplier of nuclear plant products and technologies to utilities throughout the world.
  • Westinghouse supplied the world's first commercial pressurized water reactor in 1957 in Shippingport, Pa., U.S. Today, Westinghouse technology is the basis for approximately one-half of the world's operating nuclear plants.

Standard Uranium Announces Summer Drill Program Has Begun and Assay Highlights from Phase II Winter Drill Program at Flagship Davidson River Project

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

As we continue to collect data from our drill programs, this will help us vector into a high-grade uranium discovery.

Key Points: 
  • As we continue to collect data from our drill programs, this will help us vector into a high-grade uranium discovery.
  • The trends and correlations we are seeing on the Project have been integrated into our summer 2021 drill targeting, and we are very excited to have resumed drilling.
  • Since its establishment, Standard Uranium has focused on the identification and development of prospective exploration stage uranium projects in theAthabascaBasin inSaskatchewan, Canada.
  • Standard Uranium's Davidson River Project, in the southwest part of theAthabascaBasin,Saskatchewan, is comprised of 21 mineral claims over 25,886 hectares.

Fluor Announces $20 Million IHI Corporation Investment in NuScale Power

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 7:17pm

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that IHI Corporation (IHI) of Japan is investing $20 million into NuScale Power LLC, a leading small modular nuclear reactor (SMR) technology company in which Fluor is the majority investor.

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  • Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that IHI Corporation (IHI) of Japan is investing $20 million into NuScale Power LLC, a leading small modular nuclear reactor (SMR) technology company in which Fluor is the majority investor.
  • IHIs immediate investment of $20 million may be followed by another $20 million later.
  • This significant investment by IHI also aligns with Fluors strategy to bring aboard new strategic investors to NuScale.
  • The investment from IHI comes on the heels of a previously announced investment in NuScale and new strategic partnership by JGC Holdings Corporation with Fluor, further demonstrating the global support of NuScale.

Pure Watercraft Joins the Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) to Promote U.S. Electric Boating

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

Pure Watercraft is the first member of ZETA to focus exclusively on electrifying off-road vehicles and vessels, starting with the Pure Outboard and integrated electric boats being introduced in 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Pure Watercraft is the first member of ZETA to focus exclusively on electrifying off-road vehicles and vessels, starting with the Pure Outboard and integrated electric boats being introduced in 2021.
  • Andy Rebele, CEO of Pure Watercraft, commented: "We are proud to join ZETA's coalition of electric mobility thought leaders to promote the benefits of electric vehicle adoption for customers, the U.S. economy, and the environment.
  • The Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) is a federal coalition focused on advocating for 100% EV sales by 2030.
  • Pure Watercraft is leading a fundamental transformation in off-road vehicles and vessels, starting with the electrification of marine propulsion.