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Progress at Finland’s Onkalo repository project
03 March, 2021
Finnish radioactive waste management company Posiva Oy said on 26...
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Orano completes inspection of NUHOMS nuclear fuel store
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 by Orano has announced that regulatory inspections of the NUHOMS® used nuclear fuel dry storage facilities at three US nuclear reactor sites, found no corrosion concerns or...

Russia’s Mayak proceeds with decommissioning, remediation and modernisation
Thursday, February 04, 2021 by Russia’s Mayak Production Association (part of Rosatom) in Ozersk (Chelyabinsk region) announced that it is to build a new vitrification complex for high-level waste (HLW) generated...

Estonia looks to deep boreholes for radwaste disposal
Wednesday, February 03, 2021 by A new Deep Isolation study commissioned by advanced reactor deployment company Fermi Energia discusses the potential suitability of areas in Estonia considered for siting a...

Sweden’s Studsvik to remove research reactor fuel from Norway
Tuesday, February 02, 2021 by Swedish radwaste management company Studsvik has signed an agreement with Norway’s Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) for loading equipment, transport, handling equipment, and...

Bulgarian regulatory approval received for AVANTech waste processing system
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 by US-based radwaste company AVANTech has received Bulgarian regulatory approval for its Advanced Polymer Solidification (APS™) which will be utilised for stabilisation of processed...

Russia to take back depleted uranium from CERN
Monday, January 25, 2021 by The Russian government has approved an agreement with the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) on the repatriation of depleted uranium belonging to the Russian Federation...

Hot tests completed at US Salt Waste Processing Facility
Friday, January 22, 2021 by The US Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM) announced it has completed the hot commissioning testing phase of operations at the Salt Waste Processing...

Design contract secured for Dounreay Waste Repackaging Facility
Monday, January 18, 2021 by The Decommissioning Services Framework (DDF) Alliance has been awarded a contract for the design of a new waste repackaging facility at the UK Dounreay nuclear site

UK to start testing system to seal deep boreholes
Monday, January 11, 2021 by A cutting-edge engineering system to seal deep boreholes is being tested as part of Radioactive Waste Management’s (RWM) preparations for an underground disposal facility for...

European states to co-operate on waste management
Monday, January 11, 2021 by The European Repository Development Organisation has been established as a multinational association through which organisations from different European countries are joining...

Czech government approves four possible repository sites
Thursday, January 07, 2021 by The Czech government approved the selection of four recommended sites for the location of a deep radioactive waste repository - Březový potok in the Klatovy region, Horka between...

Hot testing continues at Chernobyl used fuel storage
Friday, December 04, 2020 by As of 1 December, 186 used fuel assemblies have been transported from the old used nuclear fuel storage facility (ISF-1) to the Interim Storage Facility 2 (ISF-2) at the...

IAEA conducts first virtual safety review mission in Lithuania
Thursday, December 03, 2020 by In the first Safety Peer Review Mission to be held virtually, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) experts said Lithuania...

Two Japanese towns agree to initial survey for HLW disposal
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 by The Japan Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NUMO) has begun an initial phase of assessing two municipalities in Hokkaido Prefecture for their suitability to host a final...

Deep Isolations signs agreements with NAC and Estonia’s Fermi Energia
Monday, November 23, 2020 by California-based nuclear waste disposal company Deep Isolation has closed its $20 million Series A raise, led by nuclear industry leader NAC International (NAC), which “represents...

First canister of used fuel loaded at Chernobyl storage facility
Thursday, November 19, 2020 by The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced that the first canister of used nuclear fuel had been loaded into the Interim Storage Facilty 2 (ISF-2) at...

Canada to develop integrated radioactive waste management strategy
Thursday, November 19, 2020 by Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) is to lead the development of an integrated radioactive waste management strategy, at the request of Minister of Natural...

Holtec and Hitachi GE to provide used fuel storage to Japan
Thursday, November 05, 2020 by US-based Holtec International said on 2 November that, along with Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy Ltd (Hitachi-GE) it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to introduce and...

Finland and Bulgaria share experience on radwaste
Wednesday, November 04, 2020 by Finland’s VTT Technical Research Centre and the National and Regional Security Department of Bulgaria's National Nuclear Security Support Centre have signed a memorandum of...

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