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11:06 am on Sunday April 3, 2011

Massive pump to make journey from Summerville to Japan nuclear reactors

Image by PutzmeisterA massive pump at 170,000 pounds and 60% the length of a football field -- and one of only three such beasts in the world -- will be folded up and hauled to Atlanta. The Autobetonpumpe M 70 will then be loaded on a massive ...
1:19 pm on Tuesday August 10, 2010

Despite high court ruling, SCE&G nuclear reactors to proceed fairly smoothly

Image by Flickr user cheesy42 A steam turbine from a decommissioned nuclear power plant. Though the S.C. Supreme Court told SCE&G it can't ask for utility users to prepay $438 million in contingency costs to build two new nuclear reactors, the...
9:15 am on Saturday February 7, 2009

When electric cars rule the road

Image by FlickrImage by 359123912_3b568797d0.jpg Saturday is usually a sleepy news day. But sometimes an article comes along and wakes you, just like that, because it is loaded with so many golden nuggets. Today's topic: electric cars. OK, everyone...