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  • The stock fell more than 9 percent in Toronto trading to C $12.92, even though Cameco maintained its full-year guidance for deliveries and revenue. Tokyo Electric Power, the operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, scrapped its uranium supply contract with Cameco, the company said in February. "While the market will view the earnings miss as a...

  • BEIJING, April 28- Toshiba Corp's Westinghouse Electric Co unit will continue operating normally in Asia and Europe, despite the ongoing Chapter 11 restructuring, an executive at the troubled company said on Friday. Westinghouse filed for bankruptcy last month, hit by billions of dollars of cost overruns at four nuclear reactors under construction in the...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • WILMINGTON, Del, April 27- The owners of one of the first new U.S. nuclear power plants in decades said the half-finished reactors might not be completed without changes to a proposed $800 million loan to the bankrupt builder, Westinghouse Electric Co LLC. Westinghouse filed for bankruptcy in March, blaming billions of dollars of cost overruns at two nuclear...

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday debated resurrecting the stalled Yucca Mountain spent nuclear fuel dump in Nevada, a project critics say is hindered by the lack of an easy transport route. Representative John Shimkus, an Illinois Republican, has proposed draft legislation to restart the licensing of Yucca...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • MINSK, Belarus— About 400 people have marched in Belarus' capital to mark the anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster and protest the construction of a nuclear plant in the country. Wednesday was the 31st anniversary of the explosion and fire at the nuclear plant in neighboring Ukraine. About a quarter of Belarus' territory was...

  • CAPE TOWN, April 26- A South African pact with Russia's Rosatom to build nuclear reactors was deemed unlawful by a High Court on Wednesday, casting fresh doubt over the country's energy plans. South Africa and Russia signed an Intergovernmental Agreement in 2014 that sealed a cooperation pact between state-owned nuclear group Rosatom and state-owned...

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday debated resurrecting the stalled Yucca Mountain spent nuclear fuel dump in Nevada, a project critics say is hindered by the lack of an easy transport route. Representative John Shimkus, an Illinois Republican, has proposed draft legislation to restart the licensing of Yucca...

  • CAPE TOWN, April 26- A South African pact with Russia's Rosatom to build nuclear reactors was deemed unlawful by a High Court on Wednesday, casting fresh doubt over the country's energy plans. South Africa and Russia signed an Intergovernmental Agreement in 2014 that sealed a cooperation pact between state-owned nuclear group Rosatom and state-owned...

  • CAPE TOWN, April 26- A South African pact with Russia's Rosatom to build nuclear reactors was deemed unlawful by a High Court on Wednesday, casting fresh doubt over the country's energy plans. South Africa and Russia signed an Intergovernmental Agreement in 2014 that sealed a cooperation pact between state-owned nuclear group Rosatom and state-owned...

  • SPRING CITY, Tenn.— Tennessee Valley Authority security officers at nuclear power plants will soon be prohibited from carrying handguns. WRCB-TV reports that the measure will be in place throughout the system by the end of the year. Senior Nuclear Security Officer Paul Tackett expressed concern about the changes, recalling an officer who was shot at the Watts...

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives will debate legislation on Wednesday to breathe life into the stalled Yucca Mountain spent nuclear fuel dump in Nevada, but critics say the project is hindered by the lack of an easy transport route. Representative John Shimkus has proposed draft legislation to restart the licensing of Yucca...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • A customer prepares to pump gasoline at an Arco gas station in Mill Valley, Calif.

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Oil workers in the Permian Basin outside Midland, Texas

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • PLYMOUTH, Mass.— The only nuclear power plant in Massachusetts won't have to comply with certain safety requirements as it prepares to shut down, getting a pass on precautions put in place after the Fukushima disaster in Japan. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or NRC, says that Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station won't have to upgrade its vent system before it...

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (front) stands on the conning tower of a submarine during his inspection of the Korean People's Army (KPA) Naval Unit 167 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang.

    North Korea may undertake more nuclear activity as early as Saturday in response to Washington's newfound aggressive stance on the rogue nation.