'Unsafe' nuclear waste ship heads for Australia
'Unsafe' nuclear waste ship heads for Australia

The 25 tonnes of nuclear waste comes from Areva's reprocessing plant in Beaumont-Hague, near the port of Cherbourg, from where the ship set sail on Thursday.

France seeking Asian investors for Areva-EDF reactor unit

France on Monday shed light on its plans to revamp troubled nuclear group Areva, including injecting 2.5 billion euros (USD 2.9 billion) in cash and selling a third of the reactor unit to an Asian investor.

Anti-Jaitapur nuclear project protest in fishing boats

In a unique protest, thousands of fisherfolk aboard boats sailed towards the proposed site of Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) here, organisers said on Friday.

Deal to fast-track Jaitapur N-plant to address technicalities, pricing

With India and France agreeing to expedite the setting up of the Jaitapur nuclear power plant, the move is expected to help settle several long-pending issues, including those regarding the technicalities and pricing of the project, sources said.

L&T, Areva sign MoU for cooperation on Jaitapur nuclear plant

The MoU with Areva represents a major step forward for L&T in pressurised water reactor technology, it said.

Siemens seen making formal Alstom bid as early as this week

Germany`s Siemens is working on a formal asset-swap offer for Alstom`s power business that could come as early as this week and see France take a stake in a resulting rail-focused French group, sources close to the talks told Reuters.

India close to signing commercial pact with Areva: R K Sinha

India may sign a commercial pact with French power major Areva for building two nuclear power reactors at Jaitapur in Maharashtra during the visit of French President Francois Hollande here next month.

`Risk of nuclear accident rises in Jaitapur`

The National Committee in Solidarity with Jaitapur Struggle, said it was not clear how the issues of spent fuel storage were being addressed.

France`s Areva says 7 people kidnapped in Niger

The French Foreign Ministry is trying to confirm the kidnappings.