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Westinghouse and Perma-Fix agree to partner on UK nuclear waste facility
Westinghouse Electric Company and Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. have signed a term sheet signaling plans to develop a state-of-the-art advanced nuclear materials...
Tradebe Inutec opens new UK nuclear waste treatment facility
Tradebe Inutec, a provider of independent radioactive waste treatment services, has opened a new state-of-the-art facility at its Winfrith site in Dorset, UK.
Progress at Sellafield’s legacy waste store
UK’s Sellafield Ltd Box Encapsulation Plant Product Store – Direct Import Facility (BEPPS-DIF), which will take on and store waste from the Pile Fuel Cladding Silo, had completed...
Czech and Slovak experts increase nuclear cooperation
Czech power utility ČEZ and state-owned Slovak company JAVYS have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation related to solving issues of nuclear equipment longevity and reducing the volume...
Tank waste treatment begins at US Hanford Site
The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced that workers have begun the first large-scale treatment of radioactive and chemical waste from large underground tanks at the Hanford Site.
Terrestrial Energy and ANSTO sign agreement for used fuel management
The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and Canada’s Terrestrial Energy have agreed to explore ANSTO Synroc (synthetic rock) proprietary waste...
UK integrates nuclear waste services
UK Nuclear Waste Services, launched on 31 January, brings together in a single organisation the long-established expertise of site operator Low Level Waste Repository Limited,...
Swedish government approves SKB’s final repository system
The Swedish government has decided to allow SKB to build a final repository for used nuclear fuel in Forsmark in Östhammar Municipality and an encapsulation plant in Oskarshamn.
Finland's Posiva contracted to advise Lithuania on possible geological repository
The general criteria for Lithuania to dispose of its used nuclear fuel will be studied by Finland’s Posiva Solutions, Ignalina NPP has announced.
HotBENT project investigates safety material for underground waste disposal sites
Geoscientists from the US Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and from the Sandia and Los Alamos national labs, are collaborating on the HotBENT project.
IAEA report looks at radioactive waste and used fuel management
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 21 January that significant progress had been made in the safe and effective management of radioactive waste globally.
Deep borehole repository 'cost-effective' option for Slovenia's nuclear waste
A preliminary study by the Slovenian Radioactive Waste Management Organisation (ARAO) commissioned in partnership with Deep Isolation has found that deep borehole disposal offers a...
Contract awarded for plans to construct Asse interim storage facility in Germany
Germany’s Federal Association for Final Storage (BGE) has taken another step towards retrieving the radioactive waste from the former Asse II salt mine in the district of...
Finland applies for licence to operate world’s first used fuel final disposal facility
Finland’s radioactive waste management company, Posiva Oy, said on 30 December that it had submitted its application to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment (MEAE) for...
Swedish government approves extension of final repository
The Swedish government on 22 December approved SKB’s application to extend the final repository for short-lived radioactive waste (SFR) in Forsmark.
EnergySolutions and Laurentis Energy Partners support new Canadian waste facility
EnergySolutions Canada on 22 December announced a contract with Laurentis Energy Partners, a subsidiary of Ontario Power Generation, to provide licence support for a new...
US certification for NAC International's OPTIMUS-L transport packaging
NAC International Inc. announced it has received US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) certification for the OPTIMUS®-L version of its versatile OPTImal Modular...
Deep Isolation says deep borehole disposal a cost-effective option
Deep borehole disposal is a viable, cost-effective solution for all of the high-level and intermediate-level long-lived nuclear waste that is being temporarily stored by five...
UK Sellafield packages all foreign-owned wasted ready for return
Sellafield announced that it had packaged all foreign-owned wasted ready for return