Studsvik signs Berkeley waste treatment contract

14 November 2011

Studsvik has signed a GBP 8 million contract with LLW Repository Ltd (LLWR) for the transport and treatment of five redundant heat exchangers from the decommissioned Magnox power station at Berkeley.

The heat exchangers each weigh over 300 tonnes and were used as an integral part of the electricity production process of the nuclear power station before it ceased operation in 1989. There are 15 heat exchangers remaining from the original plant.

The project, due to commence in 2012, will involve the transport of each heat exchanger by road and sea to Studsvik’s processing facility, close to Nyköping in Sweden. Studsvik has facilities for volume reduction, decontamination and recycling of heat exchangers and other large components from nuclear facilities.

“The removal of these boilers will be another important step in preparing the site for entry into care & maintenance," says Steve McNally, Magnox Site Director for Berkeley site.


Related Articles
GEH signs up Finnish supplier to work on ESBWR I&C
Two more nuclear reactors to be built in Finland
Fennovoima invites bids from Areva and Toshiba
GE Hitachi signs up Fluor for Poland
Fennovoima picks site for nuclear plant
Bidding work begins for OL4



Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.