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  • Commodities tomorrow:

    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.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

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

  • Construction started on six reactors in China in 2015, three times more than the rest of the world, while eight went into operation there last year, out of 10 globally, underlining how the world's biggest energy user is a bright spot for the nuclear industry. Three reactors have started up this year in China, with one in South Korea and another in the U.S., Watts Bar 2,...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

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

  • *Japan expected to cut emphasis on nuclear in next energy plan. Two out of Japan's 42 operable reactors are running, but a local governor who won election on Sunday has vowed to shut those units down. Residents have lodged injunctions against nearby nuclear plants across Japan and lower courts have been increasingly siding with them on safety concerns.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    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.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, July 6- Brazilian police arrested 19 people on Wednesday as part of a probe into a graft scheme at a nuclear power plant owned by state-led utility Eletrobras that has allegedly paid out more than 200 million reais in bribes. The alleged bribes were paid to senior executives of Eletronuclear, the nuclear power unit of Centrais Eletricas...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

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

  • BRASILIA, July 6- Brazil's federal police on Wednesday said it served nine arrest warrants in two states as part of a corruption investigation into a nuclear power plant in Rio de Janeiro. In a statement, police said engineering companies colluded to overcharge Eletronuclear for the construction of the Angra 3 plant near Rio de Janeiro. Eletronuclear expects...

  • The French state-controlled utility is in the process of dismantling nine reactors and has 58 others in operation, supplying France with about 75 percent of its energy needs. "In Europe, the nuclear decommissioning market could take off in a couple of years," said Sylvain Granger, EDF director of decommissioning and waste, citing the case of Germany.

  • PARIS, July 4- French power utility EDF on Monday stuck to its plans to build a nuclear reactor complex at Hinkley Point in southern England, saying Britain's referendum vote to quit the European Union was no barrier to the plan. The 18 billion pound Hinkley Point project and its implications for the country's main state power company has divided opinion in...

  • *Jean-Sebastien Jacques takes over as Rio CEO on Saturday. SYDNEY, July 1- After a rapid rise at Rio Tinto, Jean-Sebastien Jacques, 44, is the youngest boss at a major mining company: the first in a generation that will need to shift from an era of cuts to one of cautious growth. The mining industry, worth nearly $2.5 trillion at its peak in 2011, has reeled from the...

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    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.

  • Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • PARIS, June 28- Nuclear power capacity grew fast last year, mainly in China, but challenges such as ageing plants and low electricity prices could hobble the sector, the head of the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday. Global addition to capacity in 2015 hit 10.2 gigawatts, the highest growth in 25 years, the IEA's Executive Director Fatih Birol told a...

  • *Landmark contracts in Turkey, Hungary under threat. PARIS/ MOSCOW, June 26- The $100 billion overseas order book of Russia's nuclear power plant builder Rosatom-- bigger than all its Western competitors combined-- makes it look like the giant in its field. Deal after deal has collapsed in Europe, where individual countries and the European Union as a whole consider...

  • PARIS, June 24- French EDF's main labour union said on Friday that the utility should delay the final investment decision on its 18 billion pound project to build a nuclear plant in Hinkley Point in southern England after Britons voted to quit the European Union. The project is one of the largest French investment projects in Britain and a final investment...