Is fusion moving closer?
Insights from an analysis of global fusion patent applications filed. By Andrew Thompson
Laying the groundwork for a UK repository
NEI looks at some of Radioactive Waste Management’s research activities, which are supporting preparations for a UK geological disposal facility.
Big changes at Hanford
The last couple of years have seen the skyline change at the US Hanford site. The next are likely to see changes underground, as a complex new low-activity waste management system gears up to tackle waste-filled storage tanks.
Construction on the double
Systems engineering is at the heart of the modular construction that will be applied to SMRs, says Andrew Robb and in future a digital twin will keep it current.
Using waste to fuel future reactors
David Bradbury, George Elder, David Hebditch and Susan Hewish suggest how today’s nuclear waste can be used as future nuclear fuel and how this could affect management of existing and future waste streams.