Stock of one of the most dangerous radioactive substances, has already exceeded 100 tonnes and is likely to grow to as much as 140 tonnes by 2020,
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Saturday 23 July 2011
General Electric notched a better-than-expected 22 per cent rise in earnings, helped by strong demand for jet engines as well as equipment used in oil and natural gas production.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Rolls-Royce has settled a legal row over patent rights on commercial jets with US rival Pratt & Whitney (P&W), in a case that had threatened to delay deliveries of Boeing's new 787 passenger aircraft.
Monday 11 July 2011
Small companies across the UK are planning to invest nearly £75bn in their businesses over the coming 12 months, according to a survey of small and medium-sized businesses.
Monday 06 June 2011
If Henry Ford were alive today, he would, one imagines, be both proud and more than a littleastonished at the evolution of moving assembly lines. They've become longer and vastly more complex than the ones built to churn out his Model Ts back in the early years of the last century. The production line at BMW's factory in Cowley, near Oxford, for instance, coughs out different kinds of Mini one after another. Every car boasts custom fittings, so one with black leather seats might be followed by one with an interior upholstered in black and brown cloth and leather.
Sunday 05 June 2011
Wednesday 25 May 2011
Saturday 16 April 2011
A High Court judgment yesterday opened the way for General Electric (GE) to face a multimillion-pound compensation claim over the collapsed German airliner Blue Wings.
Monday 04 April 2011
Workers used a milky white dye today as they frantically tried to trace the path of highly radioactive water gushing near Japan's tsunami-damaged nuclear plant and seeping into the ocean.
Wednesday 30 March 2011
The radioactive core in one reactor at Fukushima's beleaguered nuclear power plant appeared to have melted through the bottom of its containment vessel, an expert warned yesterday, sparking fears that workers would not be able to save the reactor and that radioactive gases could soon be released into the atmosphere.
Friday 18 March 2011
The unfolding crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has put a harsh spotlight on General Electric, the giant US conglomerate which built parts of the plant and which had been hoping to benefit from a renaissance in nuclear power that now looks to be on hold.
Wednesday 16 March 2011
Surging radiation levels forced Japan to order emergency workers to temporarily withdraw from its crippled nuclear plant today, losing time in a desperate operation to cool the overheating reactors — the most urgent crisis from last week's devastating earthquake and tsunami.
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