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Toshiba and AECOM to collaborate on decommissioning
Thursday, June 20, 2019 by Japan’s Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) on has concluded an agreement with US-based infrastructure firm AECOM to collaborate on decommissioning services...

Demolition of US gaseous diffusion facilities begins
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by Work began on 23 May to demolish the last two buildings at the US gaseous diffusion uranium enrichment facility at Oak Ridge in Tennessee. Buildings K-131 and K-631, constructed in...

Sellafield awards a 20-year contracts
Monday, May 13, 2019 by Sellafield said on 9 May that its Programme and Project Partners (PPP) model is set to revolutionise project delivery through newly established long-term partnerships.

Cavendish wins waste contract for Hinkley Point A
Thursday, May 09, 2019 by Cavendish Nuclear has secured a contract to design and build a plant for treating liquid wastes from the decommissioning of the Hinkley Point A nuclear plant in the UK.

Grouting completed at collapsed tunnel on US Hanford site
Tuesday, May 07, 2019 by Workers at the US Hanford Site in southeast Washington state have finished filling a second waste storage tunnel with engineered grout, reducing the risk of a collapse and...

EnergySolutions to decommission Fort Calhoun
Friday, May 03, 2019 by US-based EnergySolutions on 29 April signed a contract with the Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) to decommission the Fort Calhoun NPP in Nebraska, which shut down in 2016 after 43...

Uniper and Nukem to dismantle Swedish NPPs
Thursday, May 02, 2019 by A consortium of Germany’s Uniper Anlagenservice and Russia’s German-based Nukem Technologies has been awarded a contract to dismantle four reactor pressure vessels (RPVs) in Sweden –...

Chernobyl New Safe Confinement completed
Monday, April 29, 2019 by The New Safe Confinement (NSC), a multinational project to construct a modern radiation sarcophagus over the destroyed reactor 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine, has...

Framework contracts for Dounreay
Thursday, April 25, 2019 by Six framework contracts, potentially worth up to £400 million ($518 million) were announced on 24 April by Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) for decommissioning services at...

South Korea looks to decommissioning
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by The South Korean government on 17 April unveiled a blueprint to build up the nuclear decommissioning industry, with the aim of becoming one of the top five global players in the field...

Decommissioning contract for SNC-Lavalin and Holtec
Thursday, April 18, 2019 by Comprehensive Decommissioning International (CDI), a joint venture between Holtec (the majority partner) and SNC-Lavalin (the minority partner) has secured a $1 billion contract...

Fuel assembly removal begins from pool at Fukushima unit 3
Thursday, April 18, 2019 by Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) on 15 April began removing used nuclear fuel rods from unit 3 of the Fukushima Daiichi NPP, using remote-controlled cranes. Tepco, said it had...

Tepco completes upgrades of Fukushima water storage tanks
Tuesday, April 02, 2019 by Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) announced on 27 March that work had been completed to upgrade water storage facilities at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Decommissioning to go ahead for small Swiss research reactor
Tuesday, April 02, 2019 by Switzerland’s Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate (ENSI) has confimed that the small 2kW AGN-211-P research reactor at the University of Basel will be dismantled in 2020.

Consortium secures contract extension at Kozloduy
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by Bulgaria's State Enterprise Radioactive Waste (SERAW) has awarded the Empresarios Agrupados / Nuvia Consortium a three-year contract extension to the Decommissioning-Repository...

Equipment installed to retrieve radwaste from Sellafield silo
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by Engineering teams have installed equipment to scoop up and remove material from Pile Fuel Cladding Silo (PFCS) at the UK Sellafield site, Sellafield Ltd said on 8 March, noting...

Rosatom postpones decommissioning of graphite reactors
Thursday, February 28, 2019 by Russia’s Experimental-Demonstration Centre for the Decommissioning of Uranium-Graphite Nuclear Reactors (UDC UGR, part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) has postponed from 2020...

Russia’s Atomexpo to focus on sustainable development
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by Russia’s 11th International Forum Atomexpo, which takes place in the southern city of Sochi on 15–16 April will be dedicated to the contribution advanced nuclear technologies make to...

Search for UK repository site resumes
Friday, February 15, 2019 by Radioactive Waste Management, a subsidiary of the UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority has begun the process of finding a host community and a suitable site for a deep...

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