Japan Nuclear Reactor

Devil Of A Decommissioning

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.29.2013 | Canada

TOKYO - Japanese regulators on Wednesday gave final approval for removing fuel rods from an uncontained cooling pool at a damaged reactor building con...

It Gets Worse

CP | Mari Yamaguchi, The Associated Press | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada

TOKYO - Japan's nuclear regulator on Wednesday upgraded the rating of a leak of radiation-contaminated water from a tank at its tsunami-wrecked nuclea...

Size Isn't Everything, Baby: The New, Small "Green" Nuclear Reactor

John Brian Shannon | Posted 05.09.2012 | Canada
John Brian Shannon

New hope for the nuclear power industry has arrived in the form of a brand-new nuclear power plant design -- known as small scale "modular" nuclear reactor, which is a profoundly better answer to the ultra-costly retrofitting of very old and large nuclear plants -- and long overdue for most of the world's reactors.

Japan's GDP Falls For Third Straight Quarter

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.14.2011 | Canada Business

TOKYO - Japan's economy contracted for a third straight quarter as consumer spending and factory production continued to suffer in the aftermath of th...

As Germany Turns From Nuclear, It Goes Digging Down Under

CP | Posted 08.01.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- CANBERRA, Australia - Germany signed a resource co-operation deal on Wednesday with Australia, the world's largest coal exporter...

Germany Pulls Plug On 17 Nuclear Stations By 2022

CP | Posted 07.30.2011 | Canada Business

(CP) -- BERLIN - Gremany's governing coalition said Monday it will shut down all the country's nuclear power plants by 2022. The decision, prompted by...