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  • LONDON, Sept 15- South Africa could restart a procurement process for its nuclear expansion project as soon as next month but the government still has to determine the exact timing, the chairman of South Africa's state nuclear agency Necsa said on Friday. South Africa is planning to build several new nuclear reactors with a combined capacity of 9,600 megawatts,...

  • *Talks continue on India nuclear projects. Cost overruns at four nuclear reactors it was building in the United States pushed Westinghouse, a unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp, into bankruptcy in March. "We are working with Southern to be sure that we can meet the new deadline that Southern has established," Gutierrez said on the sidelines of the World Nuclear...

  • PARIS, Sept 14- Toshiba-owned nuclear reactor maker Westinghouse expects to make progress soon in its plans to build a nuclear plant in Turkey, it said on Thursday. Westinghouse in 2014 signed an agreement with China's State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation and Electricity Generation Company, the largest electric power company in Turkey, to build a...

  • PARIS, Sept 14- Toshiba-owned nuclear reactor maker Westinghouse expects to make progress soon in its plans to build a nuclear plant in Turkey, it said on Thursday. Westinghouse in 2014 signed an agreement with China's State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation and Electricity Generation Company, the largest electric power company in Turkey, to build a...

  • PARIS, Sept 14- Toshiba-owned nuclear reactor maker Westinghouse expects to make progress soon in its plans to build a nuclear plant in Turkey, it said on Thursday. Westinghouse in 2014 signed an agreement with China's State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation and Electricity Generation Company, the largest electric power company in Turkey, to build a...

  • PARIS, Sept 14- Toshiba-owned nuclear reactor maker Westinghouse expects to make progress soon in its plans to build a nuclear plant in Turkey, it said on Thursday. Westinghouse in 2014 signed an agreement with China's State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation and Electricity Generation Company, the largest electric power company in Turkey, to build a...

  • KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia/ SEOUL, Sept 14- Saudi Arabia is expected to launch a tender process for its first nuclear reactors as early as next month and will reach out to potential vendors from countries including South Korea, France and China, industry sources said. The world's top oil exporter wants to start construction next year on two plants with a total capacity of...

  • Sept 14- U.S. homebuilder Lennar Corp said on Thursday it expects hundreds of home deliveries in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina to be delayed due to the impact of Hurricane Irma that ravaged the Atlantic coast. The No.2 U.S. homebuilder said its communities in Texas, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina accounted for about 40 percent of annual homebuilding...

  • ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept 12- U.S. Chao released the guidelines on the same day that the National Transportation Safety Board recommended that federal highway safety regulators take a more active role in monitoring automakers as they bring vehicles to market with systems such as Tesla Inc's Autopilot that enable partial automation of driving.

  • PARIS, Sept 12- The number of nuclear newbuild projects worldwide has dropped to a decade low in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster and due to the rising cost of atomic energy, an industry report showed. China, the most active builder of nuclear plants in the past decade, saw its newbuild activity slow from 10 in 2010 to six in 2015 and just two last year.

  • PARIS, Sept 12- The number of nuclear newbuild projects worldwide has dropped to a decade low in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster and due to the rising cost of atomic energy, an industry report showed. China, the most active builder of nuclear plants in the past decade, saw its newbuild activity slow from 10 in 2010 to six in 2015 and just two last year.

  • PARIS, Sept 12- The number of nuclear newbuild projects worldwide has dropped to a decade low in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster and due to the rising cost of atomic energy, an industry report showed. China, the most active builder of nuclear plants in the past decade, saw its newbuild activity slow from 10 in 2010 to six in 2015 and just two last year.

  • PARIS, Sept 12- The number of nuclear newbuild projects worldwide has dropped to a decade low in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster and due to the rising cost of atomic energy, an industry report showed. China, the most active builder of nuclear plants in the past decade, saw its newbuild activity slow from 10 in 2010 to six in 2015 and just two last year.

  • LJUBLJANA, Sept 12- Canadian car parts maker Magna International is likely to be granted a construction permit to build a paint factory in Slovenia in early October, Minister of Economy Zdravko Pocivalsek told reporters on Tuesday. Slovenia is hoping to secure investment from Magna that would create 400 jobs and be the first phase of a potential 1.24 billion...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 11- Mexico's top anti-corruption agency said on Monday it had identified 119 million pesos in "new irregularities" from a contract between state oil company Pemex and Odebrecht, the Brazilian engineering firm that has admitted paying bribes in a dozen countries in recent years. Mexico's Public Administration Ministry, the government's main...

  • Construction crews work on a freeway overpass along Highway 101 in Novato, California.

    Nearly three-quarters of Americans are willing to pay increased taxes or tolls to fund roads and other transportation infrastructure, according to a survey.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 10- Nearly three-quarters of Americans are willing to pay increased taxes or tolls to fund roads and other transportation infrastructure, according to a survey from HNTB Corp to be released on Monday that was seen by Reuters. At the polls in November, voters in Illinois and New Jersey approved measures that require new revenues from...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 6- Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd on Wednesday named six major contractors for its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and said construction is on schedule, even as significant hurdles remain for the project. The C $7.4 billion project, which would twin the current Trans Mountain pipeline, has obtained federal approval but faces opposition from...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Sept 5- South African builder Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon Ltd reported a 2.5 percent decline in full-year earnings due to its payment towards a fund to develop skills in the sector and give black workers a bigger role. WBHO, which makes 58 percent of revenue from Australia, said headline earnings per share from continuing operations came in at 1,308...

  • LONDON, Sept 5- British housebuilder Redrow said it expected revenue and profit expectations to continue to rise into 2020, after posting better-than-expected 2016-17 pre-tax profits of 315 million pounds. The firm said it now expected to report turnover of around 2.2 billion pounds in 2020 and profit of around 430 million pounds. But the firm also warned the...