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Canadian Firm in Talks with Indian Cos Ahead of N-Deal

India and Canada are in talks to sign a nuclear cooperation pact soon. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is visiting India on 15 and 16 November, 2009 and the deal in all likelihood will be signed then. Meanwhile, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd, or AECL, is in talks with three private sector Indian power generation companies, including Anil Ambani’s Reliance ...

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Canada Yet to Tap Indias Booming N-Energy Avenues

A year after Canada changed its long-standing non-proliferation policy in order to help India join the international trade in nuclear supplies, the country’s  plans to participate in India’s booming nuclear industry have slowed down due to meager economic ties between the two nations. Talks with New Delhi on a deal to allow Canadian companies to supply India’s nuclear industry are ...

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Russia Inks Commercial Pact with US to sell Uranium

Russia, a large supplier of nuclear-reactor fuel to Europe and Asia, has signed its first purely commercial contract to supply low-enriched uranium to United States utilities worth one billion dollars. This was first such deals between the two countries. On signing, Russia’s nuclear-fuel trade with the US will shift to a commercial footing, similar to Russia’s dealings with other consumers ...

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Russia Inks Commercial Pact with US to sell Uranium

Russia, a large supplier of nuclear-reactor fuel to Europe and Asia, has signed its first purely commercial contract to supply low-enriched uranium to United States utilities worth one billion dollars. This was first such deals between the two countries. On signing, Russia’s nuclear-fuel trade with the US will shift to a commercial footing, similar to Russia’s dealings with other consumers ...

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Czechs & Slovaks sign N-Deal to Reduce Dependence on Gas

Nuclear energy has reappeared on the agendas of some nations seeking energy security. With memories of this winter’s gas price row between Russia and Ukraine still fresh, the Czech and Slovak governments are taking another look at the promise…. of nuclear power. Recent spats between gas supplier Russia and transit country Ukraine have left some European countries in the cold. ...

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Japan & Jordan Ink Pact on N-Energy Cooperation

The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry have signed a memorandum of cooperation in nuclear energy. Under the agreement, Japan will assist the Middle Eastern country with its introduction of nuclear energy. Director General of the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Toru Ishida and Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Suhair Al-Ali ...

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Russia & Nigeria sign pact for building N-plants, uranium mining

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by Russia’s Rosatom Deputy Director General Nikolay Spassky and Special Adviser to the Nigerian President Emmanuel Egbogah, in Moscow during the third meeting of the Russian-Nigerian Intergovernmental Commission on Economic and Scientific Technical Cooperation recently. The agreement for cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy includes the construction of nuclear power plants ...

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India-Kazakhstan Sign N-Pact on Uranium Supply & Mining

India and Kazakhstan signed a significant agreement on the supply of much-needed uranium, the crucial input for this country’s ambitious plan to step up nuclear power generation. The pact, one of the five agreements the two countries have inked envisages comprehensive cooperation that includes an invitation by Kazakhstan to India to join in uranium exploration in the former. The pacts ...

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Canada, India Close In On N-Pact

Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. has signed a memorandum of understanding on next-generation reactors for India as the Canadian government closes in on a nuclear co-operation deal with the South Asian nation. It’s a watershed moment for Canada, which angrily stopped nuclear co-operation with India in 1974 after the government used plutonium from a Canadian reactor to build an atomic ...

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China and Kazakhstan sign N- cooperation pacts

Agreements on cooperation in uranium production and nuclear energy have been signed during of meeting of the prime ministers of China and Kazakhstan. The agreements follow the signing of memoranda in September 2007. China’s prime minister, Wen Jiabao, met with the prime minister of Kazakhstan, Karim Masimov, in Astana recently.  Among the documents signed was an agreement on cooperation between ...

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