S.A goes big on nuclear

Business Report 8 March 2012.

South Africa will come to the rescue of a nuclear industry, still struggling for customers a year after Japan’s Fukushima disaster, with a tender for one of the world’s biggest atomic power deals.

Firms from France, the United States, Japan, South Korea, China and Russia have been lining up for years for a chance to win the contract worth between 400 billion rand ($52.3 billion) and a trillion rand($130.8 billion)…