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Orano completes FOAK used fuel transfer
20 January, 2020
Orano TN has completed the transfer and storage of used fuel to a...
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UK updates radioactive waste inventory
Friday, January 17, 2020 by The UK has a total of 4,560,000 cubic metres of radioactive waste, according to the 2019 United Kingdom Radioactive Waste & Materials Inventory, published on 10 January.

GNS wins contract from Taiwan for containers
Thursday, January 16, 2020 by Germany’s GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service (GNS) has been awarded a contract by Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) for the development of containers for the transport and interim...

Canada narrows site selection for repository
Thursday, November 28, 2019 by Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) announced that it is advancing the site selection process for a deep geological repository for Canada’s used nuclear fuel.

SKB’s final repository application receives approvals
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 by Swedish nuclear waste company Svensk Kärnbränslehantering (SKB) announced that that the Land and Environment Court had recommended approval of its application to extend the existing...

US companies co-operate on waste management
Thursday, November 14, 2019 by Deep Isolation, a leading innovator in used nuclear fuel (UNF) and high-level waste (HLW) storage and disposal solutions, on 11 November signed a cooperative agreement with...

Landfill site delayed at Oak Ridge, but cleanup continues
Monday, November 04, 2019 by The planned release of a draft record of decision (ROD) for a landfill facility at the Oak Ridge Site has been delayed until December.

Posiva contracts US Bond Technologies to supply welding system
Thursday, October 31, 2019 by Finnish waste management company Posiva has contracted Bond Technologies of the USA to manufacture, install and commission a friction stir welding system for sealing copper...

Swedish regulator recommends approval repository extension
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 by The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SRSA) said on 24 October that it had reviewed and recommended the approval SKB’s application for an extension and continued operation of the...

UK government designates radwaste disposal policy
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said on 17 October that the government has designated its National Policy Statement (NPS) for Geological...

IAEA mission assesses German waste management
Monday, October 14, 2019 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service for Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel Management, Decommissioning and Remediation (ARTEMIS) review team completed...

Transfer of damaged used fuel begins from Russia’s Lepse
Wednesday, October 02, 2019 by The first batch of used fuel assemblies from Russia’s Lepse floating technical base (PTB) was delivered to the Atomflot base in Murmansk, Russian state nuclear corporation...

Finland begins construction of encapsulation plant
Monday, September 30, 2019 by Finnish nuclear waste management company Posiva announced on 23 September that it had laid the foundation stone for the encapsulation plant at its planned final deep geologic...

Ukraine used fuel store ready for commissioning
Monday, September 30, 2019 by US-based Holtec International announced on 23 September that it has completed pre-commissioning cold testing at the €380m ($416m) ISF-2 interim used fuel processing and storage...

Ignalina begins construction radwaste storage facility
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by At Ignalina NPP (INPP) in Lithuania, construction has begun of a storage facility for low-level radioactive waste, INPP’s press service reported on 19 September.

Cavendish wins Canadian contract
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by UK-based Cavendish Nuclear has secured a contract in Canada to provide consultancy services to support licensing of a used fuel transportation package and assessments for long-term...

Enec and Tenex renew memorandum on fuel cycle management
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by The UAE’s Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) and Russian nuclear trading company Techsnabexport on 12 September renewed a 2017 memorandum of understanding on exploring...

Russia and Germany to cooperate on radioactive waste management
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by A five-way international scientific cooperation agreement was signed in September by German and Russian organisations engaged in research and development of joint approaches and...

Canada develops safer fuel containers
Monday, September 02, 2019 by Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) announced on 21 August that it is using copper to clad used nuclear fuel containers for safer storage.

Another contract for Finnish repository
Monday, September 02, 2019 by Finnish construction company YIT and nuclear waste management company Posiva Oy have signed an agreement on another mining contract for Posiva's underground used nuclear fuel...

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