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NUCLEAR | TEPCO press release regarding nitrogen injection into reactor 3 at Fukushima plant

July 14, 2011


NUCLEAR INDUSTRY | TEPCO PRESS RELEASE | 14 July 2011 Press Release (Jul 14,2011) Regarding the injection of nitrogen to the reactor containment vessel of Unit 3 at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station On July 8, 2011, we received an instruction document, from Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA), entitled "Instruction to submit reports related […]

INDIA | ‘What we will supply Jaitapur would have resisted Fukushima crisis’ – Areva sales pitch to India

July 10, 2011


INDIA | BUSINESS STANDARD | 10 July 2011 Areva, the French nuclear reactor producer, is not deterred by the Japanese nuclear setback. Bertrand Barré, scientific advisor to the group chairman, explains the strategy to Sanjay Jog. Edited excerpts: Has the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident adversely affected Areva’s plans on supply of new reactors globally? No, we will […]

NUCLEAR | Britain to return as ‘serious nuclear nation’

July 5, 2011


NUCLEAR INDUSTRY | WORLD NUCLEAR NEWS | 5 July 2011 The UK government remains absolutely committed to new nuclear power. Without it the nation would be “darker and less prosperous,” said the energy minister today. Charles Hendry was speaking at the New Nuclear Build 2011 conference in London, taking the stage after the heads of the three […]

NUCLEAR | TEPCO status update & progress assessment

June 17, 2011


NUCLEAR | TEPCO | 17 June 2011 Progress status of the “Roadmap towards Restoration from the Accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station” With regard to the accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station due to the March 11th (Fri), 2011 Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyo-Oki Earthquake, we are currently making our utmost effort to bring the situation under […]

NUCLEAR | IAEA Fact-Finding Team Completes Visit to Japan (1 June 2011)

June 1, 2011


NUCLEAR | IAEA | 1 June 2011 A team of international nuclear safety experts today completed a preliminary assessment of the safety issues linked with TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station accident following the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. The team – created by an agreement of the IAEA and the Government of Japan – sought […]

NUCLEAR | IAEA chief: Fukushima a ‘once in 10 lifetimes’ occurrence

May 27, 2011


NUCLEAR | IAEA PRESS RELEASE | 27 May 2011  The IAEA’s Fact-Finding Mission in Japan visited the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on 27 May 2011, the final site visit of the team’s programme to identify lessons from the Japanese nuclear accident that could help improve global nuclear safety. The team’s international experts from […]