Showing posts with label water leakage. Show all posts
Showing posts with label water leakage. Show all posts

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Panama canal expansion officially opens Sunday

The Panama Canal looks to shore up its "relevancy" on June 26, with the official opening of a new set of locks that will allow super-sized cargo ships to use the passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

The Panama Canal Authority welcomes the first super-sized ship through the $5.4 billion deeper, wider set of locks on Sunday, which are expected to double the cargo capacity of the canal of the 100-year-old manmade shipping route.

The nine-year project to expand the canal is expected to shift and improve trade both to the United States and around the world, because larger ships will now be able to more easily travel between the Atlantic and Pacific, and was considered essential to keeping the canal relevant, representatives of the authority said...
  [upi.com]
25/6/16
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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Japan urged to give true picture of Fukushima nuclear leak

China has again urged the Japanese government to give an honest explanation of the Fukushima nuclear leak incident and its impact on the environment as soon as possible.

Saturday, June 04, 2016

China voices concern over impact of Fukushima nuclear leak

China is highly concerned about the consequences of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident and has asked the Japanese government to carry out timely follow-up measures, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Water leak at nuke reactor under probe in Japan

The preparation work for restart of the No.4 reactor at Takahama plant, Fukui prefecture, was suspended on Sunday for investigation of a radioactive coolant water leak that happened the previous day.

Sunday, February 07, 2016

At nuclear power plants next to New York there was a leak of radioactive material

Radioactive materials found in groundwater near a nuclear power plant Indian Point just north of New York City. It is reported by Associated Press with reference to the eponymous state Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Panama Canal expansion set for 2016 finish

Builders working on an expansion of the Panama Canal said Tuesday they planned to have the refit completed by April 2016 despite the discovery of water leakage from fissures in one of the locks.

EL News