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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / December 7, 2018

America Makes creates additive manufacturing apprenticeship, new startup founded by MIT alumnus makes electric vehicles, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for December 7, 2018.

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Preventing ASR in nuclear reactor radiation shielding concrete

By Lisa McDonald / November 27, 2018

Polish researchers tested five high-density aggregate possibilities for nuclear power plant construction and found the aggregates with microcrystalline quartz were susceptible to alkali-silica reactions.

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Report: Nuclear has potential to play bigger role in meeting global energy demand

By Faye Oney / September 25, 2018

A new report from MIT Energy Initiative says that nuclear energy has the potential to be used as an alternative energy source as long as cost and policy issues are addressed. Read the report and watch the video to learn more.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / August 29, 2018

Preventing lithium-ion batteries from bursting into flame, 4-D printing for ceramics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 29, 2018.

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US backs $6.5-billion loan guarantee for first nuclear facilities in 30 years

By Jessica McMathis / February 26, 2014

Two new nuclear reactors—the first to be built in 30 years—will be constructed at the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant in Georgia, thanks to a multibillion investment from the federal government.

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