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Tenex to conduct study for Fukushima Daiichi
17 September, 2020
Tenex-Japan Co, a subsidiary of Russian nuclear trade...
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Permit issued for commissioning Chernobyl ISF-2 used fuel storage
Thursday, September 10, 2020 by Ukraine’s Chernobyl NPP on 7 September received a permit from the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) for commissioning the interim used fuel processing and...

Equipment upgraded at US Savannah River site to expedite plutonium down-blending
Thursday, September 10, 2020 by The management and operations contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) recently completed a three-phase process optimisation outage to create efficiencies to help the US Department...

US DOE agreed to remove plutonium from South Carolina
Friday, September 04, 2020 by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson has announced a $600 million settlement between the state and the federal government which gives the Department of Energy (DOE) until 2037...

Waste storage facility to be built in Russia’s Chelyabinsk region
Tuesday, September 01, 2020 by Russia’s national operator for waste management, NO RAO, has received a licence to build a final isolation point for radioactive waste in Ozersk.

Salt Waste Processing Facility to start operating at Savannah River
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) has authorised radioactive (hot) operations to begin at the Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF) at the Savannah River Site (SRS).

Korean government approves used fuel storage expansion
Monday, August 24, 2020 by The South Korean government has approved the expansion of used fuel storage at the Wolsong nuclear power plant in Gyeongju after four years of delay Korean media reported.

Switzerland’s Nagra favours interim waste storage at Zwilag
Thursday, August 20, 2020 by Switzerland’s National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Nagra) has compared the advantages and disadvantages of sites for a used fuel/high-level waste encapsulation plant.

TVO launches EIA for Olkiluoto very low-level nuclear waste final disposal
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 by Finland’s Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO), which is planning to build a very-low-level waste disposal facility in Olkiluoto, on 14 August submitted an environmental impact assessment...

Transport packages ordered for Sellafield legacy waste
Thursday, August 13, 2020 by UK-based TSP Engineering will produce transport packages for Sellafield Ltd’s decommissioning programme, Sellafield said on 6 August. The 50-tonne, lead-lined containers will...

Used fuel transferred to storage at US San Onofre NPP
Thursday, August 13, 2020 by The 73rd and final multi-purpose canister (MPC) of used nuclear fuel from Southern California Edison’s (SCE’s) twin unit San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) in the USA has...

Russia to build an additional facility to process DUFH
Thursday, August 13, 2020 by In line with plans to reduce its stockpile of depleted uranium hexafluoride (DUHF), a waste produce to uranium enrichment, enterprises of Russia’s Fuel Company TVEL (part of state...

Used fuel removal from Russia’s Andreeva Bay to be completed by 2027
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 by The unloading of used nuclear fuel from Russian storage facilities at the former onshore technical base of the Navy in in Andreeva Bay near Murmansk is planned to be fully completed...

UK Radioactive Waste Management launches research office to support geological disposal
Thursday, August 06, 2020 by The UK Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) on 4 August launched the Research Support Office (RWM RSO) to harness the UK’s vast array of research capabilities in geo-disposal science...

Work begins in Kyrgyz Republic to clean up Soviet-era uranium
Friday, July 31, 2020 by The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on 28 July that work had started in the Kyrgyz Republic to overcome the legacy of uranium mining in Central Asia, a...

Deep Isolation and NAC sign long-term agreement
Friday, July 24, 2020 by US-based Deep Isolation has signed a long-term cooperation and licensing agreement with NAC International to design, manufacture and supply the canisters that will be used to store...

Radiation warning signs to be installed along Russia’s Techa River
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 by Some 300 radiation warning signs are to be installed along the Techa River, which is adjacent to the radiochemical plant at Russia’s Mayak production association in Ozersk,...

Russian regulator issues licence for new waste facility at Seversk
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 by Russia’s Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision has issued a licence to the Federal State Unitary Enterprise NO RAO (national radiological waste...

US DOE issues RFI for Waste Isolation Plant operation
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 16 July issued a Request for Information (RFI)/ Sources Sought notice for operation of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Operations...

Ignalina rejects proposals for waste facilities
Wednesday, July 08, 2020 by Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) has rejected all three proposals received for the construction of a near-surface repository for low- and medium-level short-lived radioactive waste.

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