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Holtec reaches agreement on decommissioning of Pilgrim nuclear plant
Officials in Massachusetts have dropped a lawsuit against US-based Holtec International, which allows the $1.13 billion-decontamination and decommissioning of the 670MWe Pilgrim...
Fortum and Uniper agree on dismantling Swedish nuclear plants
Finland’s Fortum and Uniper Sweden have signed an agreement on a dismantling project at Oskarshamn and Barsebäck nuclear plants in Sweden.
Decommissioning milestone at Slovakia’s Bohunice VI
Slovakia’s nuclear and decommissioning company Jadrová a vyraovacia spoločnos (JAVYS) announced on 2 June that it had completed “one of the most complex operations of the...
Russia’s SCC decommissions sublimation plant installation
Russia’s Siberian Chemical Combine (SCC), part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom’s fuel company TVEL, said on 18 May that it had completed decommissioning a facility (M2079) at...
US DOE awards Hanford Tank Closure Contract
The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 14 May awarded the Tank Closure Contract (TCC), which will provide a variety of services at the Hanford Site in Richland, Washington, to the...
Cooling towers demolished at Germany's Philippsburg nuclear plant
Two cooling towers at Germany's Philippsburg nuclear power plant have been demolished.
Indian Point 2 permanently closes
Unit 2 at the US Indian Point nuclear power plant closed on 30 April as part of a deal reached in January 2017 between Entergy, the state of New York and the environmental group Riverkeeper.
US DOE extends contract to clean up West Valley Demonstration Project
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has extended the cleanup contract with CH2M Hill BWXT West Valley, LLC’s (CHBWV) at the West Valley Demonstration Project in New York State by...
Decommissioning work resumes at Ignalina
Lithuania’s Ignalina nuclear power plant, which is undergoing decommissioning, resumed working on loading used nuclear fuel into containers on 21 April.
Fortum to decommission Finnish research reactor
Finnish power utility Fortum said on 8 April it had been awarded a contract from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd to decommission the FiR1 research nuclear reactor in Espoo.
Coronavirus impacts dismantling of Germany's Philippsburg nuclear plant
German energy company EnBW said the coronavirus outbreak has impacted plans to dismantle its Philippsburg nuclear power plant in Baden-Wurttemberg, southwest Germany.
Tenders invited for work to dismantle UK Naval test reactor site
The UK Ministry of Defence has invited firms to tender for work to decontaminate and dismantle the Vulcan Naval Reactor Test Establishment (NRTE) - formerly HMS Vulcan - which...
Lampson International wins contract to transport decommissioned reactor
The US Department of Defense has announced that Lampson International has secured a $7.9 million contract for land haul services work.
IAEA head visits Fukushima
IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi has visited the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on his first official trip to Japan since taking office in late 2019.
TVEL and Spanish engineering companies to co-operate on decommissioning
Russian fuel company TVEL (part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) has signed a memorandum with Spanish companies ENUSA, ENSA and IDOM to cooperate in nuclear decommissioning...
Local residents pay for decommissioning of Kazakhstan’s BN-350 reactor
During a public hearing of the feasibility study on the environmental impact of decommissioning of the BN-350 fast reactor in Kazakhstan, Bulat Zhumakanov, representative of...
GNS wins major orders from PreussenElektra
Germany’s GNS group has received an order from PreussenElektra (PEL) for the dismantling of the reactor pressure vessels (RPV) of its entire nuclear power fleet.
French regulator requests improvement in EDF’s Fessenheim decommissioning plan
France’s Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) has asked EDF to improve plans for dismantling the Fessenheim nuclear power plant.
Contract awarded for Pilgrim decommissioning
US-based Comprehensive Decommissioning International (CDI), a joint venture of SNC-Lavalin and Holtec International, has been awarded its second commercial contract to decommission...