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Russia and Japan to co-operate on waste management
13 September, 2017
On 7 September, during the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in...
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Construction of Bulgarian waste repository begins
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Bulgaria started on 28 August began construction of a radioactive waste depot for the Kozloduy NPP. Germany-based Nukem Technologies, part of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom...

US waste repository now receives several shipments each week
Sunday, August 20, 2017 The US Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in southern New Mexico confirmed on 18 August that is now receiving three to four shipments a week, most of them from the Idaho...

First used fuel arrives at Mayak from Russia’s Andreeva Bay
Thursday, August 17, 2017 The first train carrying used nuclear submarine fuel from Russia’s Andreeva Bay arrived to the Mayak radiochemical plant in Ozersk from the Murmansk region on 14 August. The first...

Sellafield awards key contract to Amec and Interserve
Thursday, August 17, 2017 OneAIM, a joint venture between Amec Foster Wheeler and Interserve, has won a four-year GBP160m ($206m) framework contract to support reprocessing plants and facilities at the...

Regulatory approval for Holtec’s Chernobyl used fuel store
Tuesday, August 08, 2017 Ukraine’s State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate (SNRC) on 1 August approved integrated systems testing of the interim used fuel storage facility (ISF2) being built by US-based...

Japan begins search for waste disposal sites
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Meti) on 28 July released a map identifying areas which are suitable for the disposal high-level radioactive waste pinpointing areas...

Studsvik licences radwaste treatement technology in China
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 A deal with Chinese firm Dynatech could see Studsvik’s fluid bed steam reforming (FBSR) process used for the treatment of radioactive waste in China.

Dry fuel storage completed at Kewaunee NPP
Sunday, July 16, 2017 NAC International has completed a dry fuel storage campaign at Dominion Energy's Kewaunee NPP in the USA four years after the unit was shut down

French repository needs to address four design issues
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 France’s Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) said on 4 July that the project to construct an underground radioactive waste repository, the Centre Industriel...

Areva given licence for new waste cask
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Areva said on 21 June that French nuclear regulator Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) and Belgium’s Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (Fanc) had approved the transport licence for...

Used fuel leaves Russia’s Andreeva Bay for Mayak
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 The first shipment of used nuclear fuel left the former naval base in Andreeva Bay in northwestern Russia on 27 June.

Canada continues search for repository site
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) said on 26 June that the communities of Central Huron and White River will no longer be considered as a potential host for a...

UK Magnox awards contract for vent filters
Friday, June 23, 2017 Amazon Filters Ltd, a F4N (Fit For Nuclear) approved manufacturer of Nuclear filtration products, has received a major order from Magnox.

Design of Swedish encapsulation plant underway
Thursday, June 08, 2017 The Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB) has started systems engineering and safety analysis work for a planned encapsulation plant, Clink, at Oskarshamn.

Construction permit for Ignalina repository
Thursday, June 08, 2017 Lithuania’s State Inspectorate for Physical Planning and Construction at the Ministry of the Environment has issued the Ignalina nuclear plant a building permit for a...

Spanish used fuel casks arrive in China
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 Spain’s Equipos Nucleares SA (Ensa) has shipped its first ENUN 24P used fuel storage and transport cask to China.

Contract for waste transportation to WIPP
Monday, June 05, 2017 The US Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Management Consolidated Business Centre on 1 June, announced it had awarded a five-year contract to Colorado-based CAST...

The US looks at steps needed to restart the Yucca Mountain project
Thursday, June 01, 2017 The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) said on 31 May that the Department of Energy (DOE) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) would need to rebuild their...

Canada’s regulator renews licence for Ontario waste facility
Thursday, June 01, 2017 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) on 30 May announced its decision to renew Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) waste facility operating licence for the Western Waste...

Ignalina waste storage facility completed
Friday, May 26, 2017 The main construction work for the solid radioactive waste treatment and storage facility being built at the Ignalina NPP in Lithuania has been completed, Russian state...

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