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Nuclear ship takes Olympic flame to North Pole

Nuclear ship takes Olympic flame to North Pole

Sochi Olympic flame at North Pole 48The torch relay for the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Russian city of Sochi reached the North Pole with the aid of the world's largest nuclear-powered icebreaker.

Other News 25 October 2013


Torch Relay honour for Sellafield worker

Torch Relay honour for Sellafield worker

Mike Park, Torch Relay, 21 June 2012 84x48Honoured for his years of mountain rescue work, Mike Park took part in the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay today. Park's managers at Sellafield grant him the freedom he needs to lead the Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team.

Other News 21 June 2012


Energy policy key to Tokyo Olympic bid

Energy policy key to Tokyo Olympic bid

2020 Olympic host selection 70x48Tokyo is on a shortlist of three candidate cities to host the 2020 Olympic Games, but the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said that Japan's decision on whether to restart its idled nuclear power reactors could have a significant impact on its chances of hosting the event.

Nuclear Policies 25 May 2012


Sellafield's Olympic torch-bearer

Sellafield's Olympic torch-bearer

Mike Park 63x48Among the people chosen to carry the Olympic Flame across Britain to London 2012 is Mike Park, a land surveyor at Sellafield who has been recognised for 28 years of mountain rescue work.

Other News 23 March 2012


Calendar of epic achievement

Calendar of epic achievement

SCC calendar coverThe Russian nuclear industry is known to strongly support its amateur sportsman in local, regional and inter-company contests, but the Siberian Chemical Combine has taken its hero-worship to a new level for 2012 with a calendar depicting its sports stars as Greek gods.

Corporate 22 December 2011


Rostov heroes excel at work and play

Rostov heroes excel at work and play

Rostov tennis tournament (Rosenergoatom)Players from the Rostov plant have dominated a tennis competition open to all Russian nuclear power plant workers, while five others at the plant have been awarded the title 'Hero of Nuclear Energy' for their day-to-day work.

Corporate 29 July 2011


Indy car driving nuclear message home

Indy car driving nuclear message home

Nuclear Clean Air Energy car (Image: Entergy)Racing driver Simona De Silvestro, whose car carries the message "Nuclear Clean Air Energy", is currently lying in fifth place in the points standings of the 2011 IZOD IndyCar racing series in the USA after top ten finishes in the first two races of the season.

Corporate 14 April 2011


Nuclear car takes the chequered flag

Nuclear car takes the chequered flag

John Edwards at Sebring

John Edwards steered his way to an Atlantic Championship win at Sebring on 21 March. The car was sponsored by the Nuclear Energy Institute, under the slogan Nuclear Clean Air Energy.

Nuclear Policies 27 March 2009


Olympic shooter calls the shots at Kursk

Olympic shooter calls the shots at Kursk

Security workers at the Kursk nuclear power plant have been given a lesson on how to shoot by Russian Olympic trap shooting gold medallist Aleksei Alipov.

Corporate 26 March 2009


Energoatom workers in winter sports contest

Energoatom workers in winter sports contest

Slalom skiier (Energoatom)Energoatom has held its 5th Winter Spartakiad, with sportsmen from nine of Russia's nuclear power plants and the company's headquarters competing in cross-country skiing, Alpine skiing, polyathlon and snow football.

Corporate 24 March 2009