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First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

India pact with Japan for rare earths to boost EV sector

With the spotlight on Japan with prime minister Narendra Modi on a five-day trip to that country, the focus has been on his pet projects including the Bullet train and public-private partnerships in infrastructure.However, somewhat less known is that ... [Published Autocar Professional - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Rare Earth, Neodymium, Japan
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

"Aluminum or Aluminium?"

(iStock)E. Milton Wilson in Pomona, Calif., writes:Element 13 is officially called “aluminium” by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. This goes along with the ending of other metals such as sodium, potassium, thorium, uranium, etc. ... [Published American Chemical Society - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Letters: Nuclear power concerns

This refers to the report "Japan commits $35 bn investment in India" (September 2). India was expecting to clinch a nuclear deal for power generation during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan but missed it this time also. Even after six years ... [Published Business Standard India - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Authorities probing cases of theft of monazite: Minister

The Government today said the authorities were probing the cases of alleged theft of monazite, which has thorium and occurs along with beach sand minerals in Tamil Nadu after reports emerged that some companies were mining and exporting it without pe ... [Published Business Standard India - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Terrestrial Energy – Molten Salt Reactor Designed to Be Commercial Success

There is a growing roster of innovative organizations populated by people who recognize that nuclear technology is still in its infancy. Terrestrial Energy is one of the most promising of those organization because of its combination of problem solving ... [Published Atomic Insights - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-Lynas activist deported as TOL for Kuantan rare-earth plant expires tomorrow

–Sydney-based “Stop Lynas” campaigner Natalie Lowrey was denied entry into Malaysia last night and has been deported after being told that she had been blacklisted by the federal police.This comes just two months after the environmental activist, who ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Cloudfind secures investment from new venture capital firm

Bath-based business software start-up Cloudfind has raised £600,000 so that it can grow out its enterprise information management product.Start-up Cloudfind is now charged financially for substantial growthFreshly-launched venture capital house Thorium ... [Published Growth Business UK - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Wind turbines are a waste of time and money

ON the same day, one newspaper’s headline read ‘Go-ahead for massive off-shore wind farm’ and another printed on its front page that a huge increase in energy costs was imminent.The coalition has sanctioned the construction of Rampion, despite the overwhelming ... [Published Chichester Observer - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Nuclear energy the only option, says official

22:38 IST Atomic Minerals Directorates Director PS Parihar addressing professors and students of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar University on Thursday. Atomic Minerals Directorate’s Director P.S. Parihar on Wednesday said that the country could meet electricity demand ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cloudfind Attracts GBP0.6m Investment for "Digital Jetstream" Vision

Extra funding from Thorium Technology Investors follows new customer wins for automated file tagging startup ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Thorium, Startup
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Aluminum or Aluminium?

E. Milton Wilson in Pomona, Calif., writes: Element 13 is officially called “aluminium” by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. This goes along with the ending of other metals such as sodium, potassium, thorium, uranium, etc. With  the ... [Published Daily Inter Lake - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

India to build thorium nuclear reactor in 2015

A 300 MW thorium-fueled nuclear power reactor at the Kalpakkam nuclear plant in India is scheduled for commissioning in March 2015.A government official said a part of the project had been completed and it would begin operations in 2015, according to ... [Published Elp.com - Aug 11 2014]

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In its order dated August 27, the tribunal said: "...By applying the Doctrine of Sustainable Development, it is held that the respondents (IISc, DRDO, BARC & Isro)/ land allottees are not to be restrained from carrying on their proposed projects in view of allegations that if allowed they would cause environmental degradation."
"There were media reports that companies had the permission to mine beach sand, which contains monazite, were also exporting it. These had the license to procure granite, another mineral found in monazite ore. Authorities are investigating the case" said Union Minister Jitendra Singh, who also holds charge of Department of Atomic Energy
"The charges against them must be dropped, including the gag order that was part of their bail conditions."
"Engineers at a start-up called Transatomic Power say a reactor they designed could use this stockpile [of spent nuclear fuel] to meet the nation's energy needs for 70 years."

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Science City gets green signal [Published Times of India - 6 hours ago]
"Aluminum or Aluminium?" [Published American Chemical Society - 9 hours ago]
Letters: Nuclear power concerns [Published Business Standard India - 14 hours ago]
Authorities probing cases of theft of monazite:... [Published Business Standard India - 15 hours ago]
Authorities probing cases of theft of monazite:... [Published Press Trust of India - 15 hours ago]
Terrestrial Energy – Molten Salt Reactor Design... [Published Atomic Insights - 17 hours ago]
India pact with Japan for rare earths to boost ... [Published Autocar Professional - 20 hours ago]
The Truth About Nuclear Power - Part 28 Subtitl... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 01 2014]
Anti-Lynas activist deported as TOL for Kuantan... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 01 2014]
Export push on Modi Japan agenda [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 01 2014]
Modi, Abe bid to break China monopoly in rare e... [Published The Sunday Guardian - Aug 31 2014]
Transatomic Power - nuclear industry take note [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Aug 30 2014]
Modi's talks with Japan could result in a win-w... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 30 2014]
Final solution for historic used fuel [Published World Nuclear News - Aug 29 2014]
LETTER: Wind turbines are a waste of time and m... [Published Chichester Observer - Aug 29 2014]
Cloudfind secures investment from new venture c... [Published Growth Business UK - Aug 28 2014]
University of Alabama Researchers to Embark on ... [Published Office of Science - U.S. Department of Energy - Aug 28 2014]
Japan, India to ink rare earths deal: report [Published Business Recorder - Aug 28 2014]
Japan to import rare earth from India -Nikkei [Published Reuters - Aug 28 2014]
Nuclear energy the only option, says official [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 27 2014]
Japan to import rare earths from India [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 27 2014]
Cloudfind Attracts GBP0.6m Investment for "Digi... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 27 2014]
Aluminum or Aluminium? [Published Daily Inter Lake - Aug 27 2014]
Aspen Institute’s Panel Discussion on American ... [Published Atomic Insights - Aug 26 2014]
Planetary Primer: Mars and Venus [Published Astrobiology Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
NunaMinerals Enters Option Agreement with Green... [Published RareEarth Investing News - Aug 25 2014]
Prof Paul Younger talks about the renewables vi... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 25 2014]
We can do better than fracking [Published British National Party - Aug 24 2014]
Why Radiation is Safe and Why All Nations Shoul... [Published The Energy Collective - Aug 23 2014]
Sand Mine Expansion in Noyac Draws Critics [Published Sag Harbor Express - Aug 22 2014]
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Terrestrial Energy – Molten Salt Reactor Design... [Published Atomic Insights - 17 hours ago]
There is a growing roster of innovative organizations populated by people who recognize that nuclear technology is still in its infancy. Terrestrial Energy is one of the most promising of those organization because of its combination of problem solving ...
The Truth About Nuclear Power - Part 28 Subtitl... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 01 2014]
The Truth About Nuclear Power - Part 28 Subtitle: Thorium MSR No Better Than Uranium Process Preface    This article, number 28 in the series, discusses nuclear power via a thorium molten-salt reactor (MSR) process.   (Note, this is also sometimes ...
Transatomic Power - nuclear industry take note [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Aug 30 2014]
5 August 2014 Business Insider Billionaire Investor Peter Thiel Now Wants To Disrupt The Nuclear Energy Industry "Billionaire investor Peter Thiel and his venture capital firm Founders Fund will make a $2 million investment in Transatomic Power, ...
Cloudfind Attracts GBP0.6m Investment for "Digi... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 27 2014]
Extra funding from Thorium Technology Investors follows new customer wins for automated file tagging startup ...
Aspen Institute’s Panel Discussion on American ... [Published Atomic Insights - Aug 26 2014]
The above panel discussion — moderated by Coral Davenport , who is an Energy and Environment Policy Reporter for The New York Times — features three energy and policy experts. Meghan O’Sullivan is a professor of International Affairs at Harvard’s ...
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