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  1. May 25, 2014

    China clamps down on US consulting groups

    China has ordered state-owned enterprises to cut ties with US consulting companies such as McKinsey and Boston Consulting...

  2. May 20, 2014

    Spying: SOE, Mr Bond . . . 

    Unit 61398 of the People’s Liberation Army. That lugubrious name sounds the part, either for a Bond film, or for the...

  1. May 19, 2014

    US to charge Chinese military officers with cyber spying

    The US has filed criminal charges against five Chinese military officers, alleging they hacked into the computer systems of...

  2. beyondbrics

    April 14, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Pro-Russia separatists defy Ukraine deadline | Pro-Russia separatists occupying government buildings in...

  3. April 11, 2014

    Westinghouse extends nuclear fuel deal with Ukraine

    Westinghouse Electric Company has extended a contract with Energoatom, Ukraine’s nuclear power operator, to supply fuel to...

  4. December 23, 2013

    Iberdrola sells stake in UK nuclear venture to Toshiba

    Spanish utility Iberdrola said it is selling its 50 per cent stake in the British nuclear venture NuGen to Toshiba of Japan,...

  5. December 15, 2013

    Westinghouse to buy 50 per cent stake in NuGen

    Westinghouse, the Japanese-owned engineering group, will announce within days that it is buying a big stake in one of the...

  6. beyondbrics

    November 18, 2013

    CEZ Temelin project: will it ever happen?

    By Nicholas Watson of bne A new Czech government is in the final stages of being formed, but its make-up will probably mean...

  7. beyondbrics

    October 31, 2013

    London headlines

    * Batista seeks OGX bankruptcy protection * Mexico tax reforms hit obstacles * China set to supply US nuclear plant parts *...

  8. October 30, 2013

    China set to supply components to US nuclear power plants

    China is likely to supply components to US nuclear power plants under construction as part of a bilateral co-operation...

  9. October 2, 2013

    Urenco chooses Rothschilds as sale advisers

    The board of Urenco have selected Rothschilds, the investment bank, as advisers on a sale that could value the uranium...

  10. September 19, 2013

    Westinghouse close to deal with consortium that owns Sellafield

    Westinghouse, the Japanese-owned manufacturer, is close to buying a large stake in the NuGen consortium that owns the right...

  11. Nick Butler

    August 14, 2013

    Why Tepco might undermine nuclear energy

    You have to feel very sorry for the vast majority of the companies who make up the world’s nuclear power industry....

  12. beyondbrics

    July 29, 2013

    Areva loses latest Temelin appeal

    By Nicholas Watson of bne Areva, the French nuclear company, has lost its latest appeal against its controversial ejection...

  13. beyondbrics

    July 23, 2013

    CEZ to delay nuclear contract in Czech political crisis

    By Tim Gosling of bne CEZ, the Czech state-controlled utility, is to delay expansion of its Temelin nuclear power plant by a...

  14. July 12, 2013

    UK turns to Chinese nuclear investors to keep the lights on

    Britain has turned to China to revive its hopes of building more nuclear power plants to help meet its energy needs, handing...

  15. July 12, 2013

    UK’s nuclear sector to be boosted by NuGen stake sale

    Bids for a stake in NuGen, the nuclear joint venture between Spanish utility Iberdrola and France’s GDF Suez, are expected...

  16. June 5, 2013

    Google is the General Electric of the 21st century

    Everywhere one looks, Google is doing remarkable things. It could soon overtake Apple in downloads of applications; it is...

  17. beyondbrics

    May 28, 2013

    Nuclear friction within the Czech government

    By Nicholas Watson of bne The Czech prime minister assured his Russian counterpart on May 27 that the process for choosing...

  18. February 14, 2013

    Nuclear energy: Flexible fission

    At the Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg squats the hull of the Akademik Lomonosov. It is no ordinary ship. Once it is...

  19. FT Tech Hub

    January 7, 2013

    CESsentials 2013 - Roku adds content, TV partners

    We pick our highlights of the product unveilings, bringing you the essential news from the 2013 International CES in Las...

  20. January 3, 2013

    Tainted reaction masks nuclear procurement

    Germany might have turned against nuclear power following Japan’s Fukushima disaster, but not so most of the former...

  21. December 28, 2012

    US budget impasse curbs Asia markets

    Friday 03:20 GMT. Asian markets were higher as Japanese shares extended gains to hit a high for 2012 on the back of a weaker...

  22. December 27, 2012

    Toshiba eyes sale of atomic power stake

    Toshiba, the Japanese conglomerate, is seeking to offload a big stake in its Westinghouse atomic power unit amid global...

  23. November 25, 2012

    UK faces stark choices with energy bill

    If you are looking for evidence that Britain is on the brink of an energy revolution, look across the North Sea to Denmark....

  24. November 25, 2012

    UK fights to build a nuclear legacy

    An old South Yorkshire colliery in Rotherham, which became a battleground in the UK miners’ strike of the 1980s, makes an...

  25. beyondbrics

    November 20, 2012

    Czech nuclear tender dispute: Areva wins some breathing space

    By Nicholas Watson of bne The Czech authorities have temporarily blocked the state power company CEZ from signing a contract...

  26. beyondbrics

    October 30, 2012

    Areva and CEZ battle it out

    By Tim Gosling and Nicholas Watson of bne Areva, the French nuclear group, is to launch a fresh appeal against its exclusion...

  27. October 29, 2012

    Hitachi deal fires up UK nuclear

    Hitachi declared a “100-year commitment” to the UK as it announced a £700m deal to build new nuclear plants, removing much...

  28. October 25, 2012

    Hitachi ‘frontrunner’ to win Horizon

    Japanese engineer Hitachi is the “firm frontrunner” to acquire Horizon, the joint venture planning to build nuclear reactors...

  29. October 24, 2012

    China to restart nuclear programme

    China has restarted its nuclear programme after a year-and-a-half hiatus, but said it would build “only a few” new nuclear...

  30. October 23, 2012

    EDF issues nuclear power challenge

    EDF, the French energy group, has thrown down the gauntlet to the government by warning that it may not proceed with plans...

  31. October 17, 2012

    Japan M&A – past performance

    Have funds, will travel. Japanese groups are looking overseas for deals like never before. SoftBank’s bid for Sprint is only...

  32. October 5, 2012

    How lights dimmed on UK’s nuclear vision

    In 2009, Ed Miliband, the then energy secretary, unveiled plans for the most ambitious expansion of nuclear power in Europe....

  33. beyondbrics

    October 5, 2012

    Areva excluded from CEZ nuclear bid, leaving US and Russian rivals

    By Nicholas Watson of bne In a shock announcement, Czech power company CEZ on Friday excluded France’s Areva from its...

  34. Nick Butler

    October 3, 2012

    UK nuclear - the next question

    The news that Areva and the Chinese company Guangdong Nuclear Power Group have pulled out of the bidding for the Horizon...

  35. FT Alphaville

    October 3, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    Asian stock markets rose despite news of weaker Chinese services growth, stoking speculation the nation will step up...

  36. October 2, 2012

    Nuclear programme sparks more uncertainty

    When German utilities RWE and EON announced in March they were scrapping plans to build nuclear reactors in the UK, the...

  37. October 2, 2012

    Blow for Britain’s nuclear revival

    A Franco-Chinese consortium has walked away from the race to build Britain’s new generation of reactors in a setback to the...

  38. September 24, 2012

    Nuclear plant plans move closer

    Britain’s plans for a new generation of nuclear plants will take a big step forward this week when three consortiums submit...

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