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Australian PM to Visit India for Potential Uranium Deal

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday he will visit India next week, where he will reportedly sign an agreement allowing the export of uranium to the nuclear-armed South Asian nation. It will be Abbott's first trip to India since his election a year ago and he said in a statement it would involve visits to New Delhi and Mumbai to "strengthen the strategic partnership between our two countries". The prime ...

Nuclear - Aug 29, 2014


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Canada, Kazakhstan Start Nuclear Cooperation

Canada heralded Friday the implementation of a civilian nuclear cooperation agreement with Kazakhstan that allows nuclear technology to be exported to the former Soviet republic. The deal, which was inked in 2009, "marks our shared commitment to expanding cooperation in the nuclear sector in a safe and secure manner, while strengthening economic ties between our two countries," said Lynne Yelich, a junior minister for foreign aff...

Nuclear - Aug 15, 2014


Image - Fukushima Operator Unveils Newest Tainted-water Plan

Fukushima Operator Unveils Newest Tainted-water Plan

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Thursday unveiled a plan to dump scrubbed water directly into the ocean, sparking concerns over whether it would be properly decontaminated. The plan, which still needs approval from the nuclear agency and local residents, comes as workers are locked in a daily struggle to safely store radioactive water used to cool reactors that went into meltdown after Japan's 2011 quake...

Nuclear - Aug 7, 2014