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The Chinese are coming!

I woke to the BBC Radio 4 news this morning to hear that the GMB trade union was claiming the UK government had done a deal with the Chinese state owned China Nuclear Power Group to hand over the Bradwell-on-Sea nuclear development site to their ownership and control. 579 more words

Laivoja venäläisille, rahaa ranskalaisille

Sputniknews raportoi venäläisten olevan erimielisiä haluavatko he laivansa vai rahansa (1). Lisäksi ovat ranskalaisten kanssa erimielisiä paljonko rahaa haluavat ja saavat. Toimituksemme arvioi, että yleinen tapa on, että tavara toimitetaan tai rahat palautetaan. 47 more words

The accelerating decline of French nuclear power

For most people with any interest in energy issues, France is synonymous with nuclear power. With 78% of its electricity generated by the atom, it is by far the most nuclear-dependent country in the world. 2,780 more words

Energy Future

Areva - To cut between 5,000 and 6,000 jobs, between 3,000 and 4,000 in France

Beleaguered French nuclear engineering firm Areva SA plans to reduce its global payroll by between 5,000 and 6,000 jobs as part of a cost-cutting effort after years of losses.  92 more words

In The News

Nuclear Power: UK 'must learn' from French reactor concerns

Lessons should be learned from problems with a French reactor that is very similar to one planned in the UK, says Britain’s nuclear safety regulator. 411 more words