Image - Canada, Kazakhstan Start Nuclear Cooperation

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


Image - Areva Shares Fall on First-half Loss, Lowered Outlook

Areva Shares Fall on First-half Loss, Lowered Outlook

Shares in French nuclear power group Areva fell heavily on Friday after the group reported a first-half loss and lowered its outlook. Areva shares were showing a fall of 12.21 percent to 13.66 euros in morning trading, in an overall French market which was down 0.91 percent. Areva reported a net loss of 694 million euros ($929 million) for the first half compared with a balanced result showing no loss at the same time last year, blamin...

Nuclear - Aug 1, 2014