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Re: Fwd: [cdn-nucl-l] National Post, Solomon, Why spend billions to store used fuel that won't kill anyone?
True. The local labour costs will be lower and locally supplied
material goods might be lower (don't know the comparative cost of nuclear
grade material and components). So the budget would be lower to
reflect this. But I don't see how that relates to being on time and
At 03:05 PM 13/09/2011, Chris Fahlman wrote:
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Date: 13 September 2011 10:34
Subject: Re: [cdn-nucl-l] National Post, Solomon, Why spend billions
to store used fuel that won't kill anyone?
To: Bill Garland <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On 13 September 2011 09:53, Bill Garland <email@example.com>
> But how come the off shore CANDUs
> were done on time and within budget? I think it has a lot to
> national will (through all ranks) and the relative lack of
> shore for those projects.
Maybe. It's true that Koreans are smart, and have very capable
companies and workers who take pride in doing a good job, and a
government onside in crafting national industrial policies and
ensuring their success. But that may not be the whole story.
Exchange your Canadian dollars for Korean Won and go to Korea to
you'll get more stuff than if you spent the money in Canada.
Undervaluing foreign currencies attracts foreign investment. (Look
Canada's economic success in the nineties: then, an American dollar
invested in Canada bought a lot!)
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