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Sustainability, Vol. 11, Pages 1020: Sustainable Downtown Development for the Tsunami-Prepared Urban Revitalization of Regional Coastal Cities

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:01:00 +0100mdpi (en)

Abstract Regional cities in Japan are facing a decline in the downtown area owing to urban expansion and a decrease in the population. Promoting downtown living is indispensable for the realization of downtown revitalization. Since many coastal cities originally developed outward from a port, their....

Robot lifts bits of melted fuel at Japan's quake-hit Fukushima plant

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 04:57:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

TOKYO (AFP) - A robot arm has successfully picked up pebble-sized pieces of radioactive fuel at Japan 's Fukushima nuclear plant in a complex operation seen as key to cleanup efforts after the 2011 meltdown, officials said on Thursday (Feb 14). Operator Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) on Wednesday sent....

Radioactive Fukushima Debris Picked Up By Remote-Controlled Robot For First Time

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 04:43:00 +0100zerohedge (en)

A remote-controlled robot sent into the bowels of a melted nuclear reactor at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant has made picked up pebble-sized chunks of radioactive debris for the first time, according to On Wednesday, operator Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) sent a remote-controlled probe to the bottom of the plant's No.

'Fish of tremors' appears in Peru, arousing fear for earthquake

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 04:41:00 +0100FIS (en)

Dozens of oarfish were discovered by Japan ese fishermen at the time of a powerful magnitude 8.8 earthquake in Chile, in 2010. 'Fish of tremors' appears in Peru, arousing fear for earthquake. Thursday, February 14, 2019, 18:00 (GMT + 9) It is the oarfish, also known as the "fish of tremors" for its....

Japan's economy rebounds in fourth quarter of 2018

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:02:00 +0100thedailystarBD (en)

Japan 's economy expanded in the final quarter of 2018 as the negative impact from a series of natural disasters over the summer receded, government data showed Thursday. The world's third largest economy benefitted from a rise in domestic demand, including in corporate investment and household spending.

How The December 2018 Tsunami In Indonesia Took Everyone By Surprise Despite Today's Technology

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 20:40:00 +0100forbes (en)

Most tsunami warning systems are built around seismic sensors. The occurrence of a large earthquake near or under a body of water is what alerts the computers to alert people. This makes sense because most (I’ve seen numbers from 80% to 95%) measurable tsunami are caused by earthquakes.

Robot lifts bits of melted fuel at Fukushima plant

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 19:36:00 +0100thedailystarBD (en)

A robot arm has successfully picked up pebble-sized pieces of radioactive fuel at Japan 's Fukushima nuclear plant in a complex operation seen as key to clean-up efforts after the 2011 meltdown, officials said yesterday. Operator Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) on Wednesday sent down a remote-controlled....

'Fish of tremors' appears in Peru, arousing fear for earthquake

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:10:00 +0100FIS (en)

Dozens of oarfish were discovered by Japan ese fishermen at the time of a powerful magnitude 8.8 earthquake in Chile, in 2010. 'Fish of tremors' appears in Peru, arousing fear for earthquake. Thursday, February 14, 2019, 18:00 (GMT + 9) It is the oarfish, also known as the "fish of tremors" for its....

Robot Braves Fukushima Nuclear Plant to Examine Radioactive Fuel

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:02:00 +0100ecnmag (en)

March 11, 2011, an infamous day that rattled Japan after the country was struck by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and powerful tsunami. Among the casualties was the Fukushima nuclear plant , which suffered radiation leaks and permanent damage to a number of its reactors.

Robot lifts bits of melted fuel at Japan's Fukushima plant

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:36:00 +0100business-standard (en)

A robot arm has successfully picked up pebble-sized pieces of radioactive fuel at Japan 's Fukushima nuclear plant in a complex operation seen as key to clean-up efforts after the 2011 meltdown, officials said Thursday. Operator Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) on Wednesday sent down a remote-controlled....

Robot probes radioactive fuel at Japan's Fukushima plant

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:25:00 +0100terradaily (en)

A robot will attempt to examine radioactive fuel at Japan 's Fukushima nuclear plant on Wednesday in a complex operation seen as key to clean-up efforts after the 2011 meltdown. The operation is intended to better assess the status of the melted fuel, including whether it is stable enough to be picked up for removal, or may crumble upon contact.

Robot lifts bits of melted fuel at Japan's Fukushima plant

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:07:00 +0100GulfDailyNews (en)

Tokyo: A robot arm has successfully picked up pebble-sized pieces of radioactive fuel at Japan 's Fukushima nuclear plant in a complex operation seen as key to clean-up efforts after the 2011 meltdown, officials said Thursday. Operator Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) on Wednesday sent down a....

Robot lifts bits of melted fuel at Japan's Fukushima plant

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:06:00 +0100channelnewsasia (en)

TOKYO: A robot arm has successfully picked up pebble-sized pieces of radioactive fuel at Japan 's Fukushima nuclear plant in a complex operation seen as key to clean-up efforts after the 2011 meltdown, officials said Thursday (Jan 14). Operator Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) on Wednesday sent down a....

Robot lifts bits of melted fuel at Japan's Fukushima plant

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:34:00 +0100digitaljournal (en)

By AFP 24 mins ago in World A robot arm has successfully picked up pebble-sized pieces of radioactive fuel at Japan 's Fukushima nuclear plant in a complex operation seen as key to clean-up efforts after the 2011 meltdown, officials said Thursday. Operator Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) on Wednesday....

Robot lifts bits of melted fuel at Japan's Fukushima plant

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:31:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

A robot arm has successfully picked up pebble-sized pieces of radioactive fuel at Japan 's Fukushima nuclear plant in a complex operation seen as key to clean-up efforts after the 2011 meltdown, officials said Thursday. Operator Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) on Wednesday sent down a remote-controlled....

Robot lifts bits of melted fuel at Japan's Fukushima plant

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:16:00 +0100pulse (en)

Operator Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) on Wednesday sent down a remote-controlled probe to the melted fuel at the bottom of the plant's reactor 2, one of three that melted down after a massive earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. It caught five small pieces of the fuel debris and lifted them up some five centimetres (two inches).

Robot probes radioactive fuel at Japan's Fukushima plant

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 06:45:00 +0100dnaindia (en)

A robot will attempt to examine radioactive fuel at Japan 's Fukushima nuclear plant on Wednesday in a complex operation seen as key to clean-up efforts after the 2011 meltdown. The operation is intended to better assess the status of the melted fuel, including whether it is stable enough to be picked up for removal, or may crumble upon contact.

Kyushu Electric to scrap No. 2 reactor at Genkai nuclear plant due to cost of safety upgrades at aging site

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:26:00 +0100japantimes (en)

FUKUOKA - Kyushu Electric Power Co. said Wednesday it has decided to scrap its aging No. 2 reactor at its Genkai nuclear plant in Saga Prefecture. The utility abandoned a plan to restart the unit, which has an output of 559 megawatts, in the face of the huge costs involved in enhancing the safety of....

Japan's economy grew 0.3 per cent in fourth quarter of 2018

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 04:54:00 +0100bernama (en)

TOKYO, Feb 14 (AFP) -- Japan 's economy expanded in the final quarter of 2018 as the negative impact from a series of natural disasters over the summer receded, government data showed Thursday. The world's third largest economy benefitted from a rise in domestic demand, including in corporate investment and household spending.

An Earthquake Shook Istanbul for 50 Days—And Almost No One Noticed

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 04:19:00 +0100popularmechanics (en)

On June 26, 2016, an earthquake hit the Sea of Marmara, just outside Istanbul, Turkey. It wasn't until 50 days later that it finally stopped. At the time, no one knew it was even happening. The earthquake is called a "slow-slip" event, and these types of quakes might be able to All earthquakes have....

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