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Inspectors Find Safety Flaws Remain a Concern at French Nuclear Supplier

Letter says Areva hasn’t analyzed why a coverup went undetected and can’t guarantee it won’t happen again

Updated Feb. 6, 2017 2:45 p.m. ET

PARIS—A team of international inspectors described extensive management weaknesses at a key supplier for the global nuclear power industry, finding that safety failings are still a worry months after investigators revealed a decades long coverup of manufacturing problems at a French factory owned by the supplier.

In a letter sent to the supplier, Areva SA, late last month, the inspectors noted that the French company had neither analyzed why the coverup had gone undetected for years, nor could guarantee that similar…  [Paywall]

https://www.wsj.com/articles/inspectors-find-safety-flaws-remain-a-concern-at-french-nuclear-supplier-1486409274?mod=pls_whats_news_us_business_f

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February 7, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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