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  1. News - China - ENERGY

    French say communication on safety measures at Taishan nuclear plant lacking

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Communication and cooperation on safety measures lacking, energy partner says French point to concerns over nuclear plant China is moving quickly to become the first country to operate the world's most powerful atomic reactor even as France's nuclear regulator says communication and cooperation on safety measures with its Chinese counterparts are lacking. ...

  2. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Question marks on nuclear safety hang over mainland reactor

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Paris Regulator in Paris says it is not being kept up to date on progress at the French-backed project Question marks hang over mainland reactor on safety The mainland ... on safety measures with its mainland counterparts are lacking. In the coastal city of Taishan, 160km from Hong Kong, mainland builders are entering the final construction stages for two ...

  3. News - China - ENERGY

    China plans to be world leader in nuclear power by 2020

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:34am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... to overcome some big hurdles, including conflicts of interest among large state-owned companies, technological uncertainties in new-generation power plants and public concerns about nuclear safety ...

  4. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    China nuclear plant delay raises safety concern

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Mainland nuclear plant delay raises safety concern The world's first AP1000 third-generation nuclear power plant being built in Sanmen, Zhejiang province, has fallen behind schedule, and questions are being raised over its safety standards. Industry veteran Li Yulun said the plant's developer, China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC), and its ...

  5. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    3 Chinese state firms looking to build nuclear plants abroad

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 10:09am by Eric Ng

    ... ingredients for success in global nuclear power expansion. It has relatively strong operational safety records, strong government and deep capital resources." But Kim said success within China ... Westinghouse's AP1000 design, incorporating third-generation reactor technology with advanced efficiency and safety features. The firm is the developer of the China Advanced Passive 1400 design. Based ...

  6. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Premier Li Keqiang gives nod to nuclear power plants

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by Eric Ng

    ... provided safety is ensured. If residents' resettlement and environmental protection are taken care of, a "reasonable" number of hydropower plants should be built "in an orderly ...

  7. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Sinopec says it warned officials of danger before Qingdao tragedy

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 04:10am by Bloomberg

    ... killed 55 people. The pipeline had "several safety hazards", Beijing-based Sinopec said in a September 2011 report, submitted to the Environmental Protection Bureau in Weifang, a city ... and blast, the deadliest since at least 2005 according to the Xinhua, highlights the challenges facing officials in balancing safety with urbanisation, as it rushes to add homes, railways ...

  8. News - China - ENERGY

    Chinese scientists urged to develop new thorium nuclear reactors by 2024

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:42pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... such as fluoride that could damage the reactor. The power plant would also have to operate at extremely high temperatures, raising concerns about safety. In addition, researchers have limited knowledge ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Taishan nuclear plant safe, says deputy general manager Olivier Bard

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... the Taishan plant was completed ahead of schedule is a sign the Chinese government is less stringent about nuclear safety than European governments. "Taishan is smoother and faster because China ... had nothing to do with safety issues. Bard, in a talk organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers yesterday, said the Chinese government was "demanding" on safety standards ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Chance of nuclear leaks 'very slim', expert says

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... has said. The City University president said Hong Kong should consider society's future welfare, safety issues and reliability when discussing the use of nuclear energy. "Hong Kong ... growing in Hong Kong after discoveries of safety issues at nuclear facilities in northern Asia. Last month, a plan to build a nuclear facility at Heshan, in the western Pearl River Delta ...




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