Application Nuclear Installation Licence Thyspunt Site

Application Nuclear Installation Licence Thyspunt Site This email arrived from Eskom yesterday with no other information other than their usual VAGUE language. Once again this whole Nuclear Installation in South Africa is being treated as a fait accompli by Tina JoeMat-Peterson and Jacob Zuma who have signed numerous deals with …

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Nuclear Near Misses

Following the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Greenpeace USA released a new report Tuesday on the 166 near misses at U.S. nuclear power plants over the past decade. Of the incidents identified in Nuclear Near Misses: A Decade of Accident Precursors at U.S. Nuclear Plants, 10 are considered …

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Zuma, the Guptas and the Russians — the inside story

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Part 1: In pursuit of satisfying his insatiable greed — Jacob Zuma will liberate us from our constitutional democracy, and destroy the chance of a ‘better life for all’ SOURCE: http://www.rdm.co.za/politics/2016/02/02/zuma-the-guptas-and-the-russians–the-inside-story FOUL PLAY On 9 of December 2015 president Jacob Zuma fired finance minister, Nhlanhla Nene. In his place he …

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Nuclear build to start this year

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19 May 2015 11:07 Phillip de Wet The Cabinet is finally to see the nuclear deal that the South African government signed with Russia. Eight months after a nuclear deal was signed with Russia the Cabinet is due to finally see that deal next week Wednesday, energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson …

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Iran finds unexpectedly high uranium reserve

Iran finds unexpectedly high uranium reserve

Background:          Sept 13, 2015 Iran will soon be mining uranium within their own territory.  It was previously thought that Iran’s uranium resources were extremely limited.  That is no longer the case.   It is important to understand how this relates to the question of nuclear weapons …

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Joemat-Pettersson fires point man on nuclear

Joemat-Pettersson fires point man on nuclear

by Carol Paton, 15 September 2015 THE key figure in the government’s bid to secure a 9.6GW nuclear energy programme, nuclear physicist Senti Thobejane, has been fired by Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, raising new questions on the future of the project. Mr Thobejane, who was nuclear adviser to Ms Joemat-Pettersson, …

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Hinkley Point nuclear plant delayed

Hinkley Point nuclear plant delayed

By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst 4 September 2015 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new nuclear plant will be built next to two existing facilities at Hinkley Point in Somerset. EDF has admitted that the construction of Britain’s first new nuclear power plant in …

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Reactors from Russia are unsafe and unreliable

Reactors from Russia are unsafe and unreliable

DiaNuke.org interviewed the eminent environmentalist Vladimir Slivyak whose group EcoDefense has been facing repression in Russia for exposing the lack of nuclear safety and environmental impacts. His report on the status of nuclear industry in Russia, prepared on the request of an environmental group in Africa which is also an …

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SA at Nuclear Energy CrossRoads

Sep 08 2015 07:18 * Vladimir Slivyak THE SOUTH African government announced a nuclear energy procurement process that will be over in early 2016. While nuclear agreements with other countries includes no details, the one South Africa has signed with Russia includes the type of reactor technology to be used, …

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