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Cavendish Nuclear workers honoured at engineering awards

Two women workers from Cavendish Nuclear have been recognised for their engineering work by The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB).

Upgrades enable ten-year extension for Dungeness nuclear plant

EDF Energy CEO, Vincent de Rivaz, has announced an extension to the life span of the Dungeness B nuclear power plant at an event in London for EDF Energy’s strategic supply partners.

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Alstom and Schneider Electric of France appeared to beat off rivals GE and Toshiba with an improved €4.1bn ($6.4bn) bid for the transmission and distribution arm of state-owned nuclear group, Areva.

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After a 14-month battle to acquire Spanish power company Endesa, E.ON has accepted an alternative deal, which will see the German multi-utility increase its position in both the Spanish and Italian electricity markets.

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A report commissioned by the UK government argues that if no action is taken global warming, the resulting climate change could lead to a reduction in the size of the global economy of up to 20 per cent.

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