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Gemini containers used to ship waste to Sellafield
02 August, 2022
The first UK shipment of legacy waste drums from Magnox Harwell to...
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China’s CIMC ENRIC wins record export order from Europe for nuclear fuel transport containers
Tuesday, August 02, 2022 by China’s CIMC Enric Holdings Ltd announced that its subsidiary, Nantong CIMC Energy Equipment Co Ltd, has won an order for 3,000 storage and transport containers for uranium...

Milestone for UK waste project
Thursday, March 31, 2022 by A major project to dispose of more than 1000 stainless steel drums of waste from the Winfrith Magnox site at Nuclear Waste Services’ Low Level Waste Repository site in the...

Intermediate-level waste repatriated to Australia
Thursday, March 17, 2022 by A consignment of intermediate-level waste (ILW) was delivered to the interim waste store at the he Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation’s (ANSTO’s) Lucas...

Framatome receives US NRC approval to transport higher enriched fuel
Monday, February 28, 2022 by France’s Framatome said it has achieved a significant milestone for the delivery of nuclear fuel at higher enrichment and burnup levels.

India orders transport casks from Holtec for Kudankulam
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 by US-based Holtec International announced that its India based subsidiary in Pune, Holtec Asia, had received an order for two transport casks from Nuclear Power Corporation of India...

Kansai Electric returns unused fuel to UK
Monday, January 24, 2022 by Kansai Electric Power Company has returned 40 unused fuel assemblies from unit 2 of its Mihama nuclear power plant in Japan's Fukui Prefecture to the Westinghouse Springfields...

US tests new railcar for used fuel and radwaste transport
Thursday, January 13, 2022 by The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy (ONE) said on 11 January that a new high-tech railcar developed by the US Navy and DOE) was en route from Oregon to a...

Canada’s NWMO releases transportation plans
Monday, January 10, 2022 by Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) in early January released two planning documents that, it said, “address the wide range of priorities, questions and concerns...

US certification for NAC International's OPTIMUS-L transport packaging
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 by NAC International Inc. announced it has received US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) certification for the OPTIMUS®-L version of its versatile OPTImal Modular...

Orano acquires STSI from the Geodis group
Thursday, November 04, 2021 by The Orano group and Geodis, a subsidiary of the SNCF Group signed an agreement for the acquisition by Orano Nuclear Packages and Services (Orano NPS) of Société de Transports...

First steam generator delivered to Russia’s Kursk-II
Tuesday, November 02, 2021 by The first of four steam generators for the VVER-TOI reactor under construction at unit 1 of Russia’s Kursk-II NPP had been delivered to the construction site. The steam generator...

UK recycles decommissioned nuclear cargo vessel
Thursday, October 14, 2021 by The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) said on 12 October Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS), which operated Oceanic Pintail, had set Dales Marine Services the challenge...

Specialised vehicle developed for Belgium’s ONDRAF
Friday, October 08, 2021 by Belgium’s radioactive waste management company, ONDRAF, said on 6 October that Equans Specialized Nuclear Services, formerly Transnubel, had developed at its request a unique...

US suspends authority to ship nuclear materials to China
Thursday, October 07, 2021 by The US Federal Register on 1 October published a notice by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), dated 27 September with immediate effect, suspending the general licence...

Orano US delivers transport casks to KHNP
Thursday, August 26, 2021 by Orano US said on 24 August that it had delivered its first TN-LC® transport cask to a delegation from Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP), which operates 24 NPPs in South Korea and...

Cyclife wins contracts from PreussenElektra to dismantle steam generators
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by Cyclife Sweden, part of EDF Group’s decommissioning and waste management subsidiary, said on 17 May that it had been awarded a long-term contract for the transport and treatment of...

New integrated nuclear transport system for UK
Thursday, April 22, 2021 by A new specialist nuclear transport organisation was officially launched in the UK on 19 April. Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS) is part of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority...

Osprey contracted to deliver oversized equipment to Hinkley Point C
Thursday, January 21, 2021 by UK company Osprey Group has won a multi-million pound contract to deliver all of the oversized equipment needed in the next phase of construction at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant.

Repatriation of HEU from Canada to USA
Monday, January 18, 2021 by The US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) have announced the completion of a multi-year campaign...

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