Waste Management

Waste will see combination of repositories, boreholes, recycling

Apr 19, 2023

The long-term toxicity of nuclear waste is the most pervasive argument against nuclear power but spent fuel can be effectively, permanently, and safely dealt with through a combination...

Pyroprocessing advances offer solution for fueling next-gen reactors

Aug 24, 2022

Modern pyroprocessing techniques promise to provide domestically sourced nuclear fuel at an affordable cost for next-generation reactors while drastically reducing the volume and...

USNC opens fuel manufacturing facility; Thorizon raises cash for new plant

Aug 24, 2022

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know

Olkiluoto 3 connected; Chernobyl staff rotated for first time since Ukraine invasion

Mar 22, 2022

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know

High costs, proliferation concerns feed doubts over waste recycling

Nov 24, 2021

Spent nuclear fuel (SNF) can be recycled and reprocessed to be used again and again but high costs, proliferation concerns, and cheap and plentiful uranium mean it may not be the ideal...

Moltex, Elysium reactors to put used fuel to work

Nov 24, 2021

Recycling and reprocessing spent nuclear fuel (SNF) can be expensive and stokes proliferation concerns, but advanced reactor developers Moltex and Elysium say their technology will...

Nuclear seeks more permanent solutions for waste

Nov 10, 2021

Many in the nuclear industry see waste as a recycling opportunity, with an increasing number of advanced reactors powered with reprocessed waste, or safe in storage for the foreseeable...

Transport group to help streamline clean-up of UK’s legacy sites

May 11, 2021

A newly formed logistics group has brought transport companies specialized in moving nuclear materials, waste and equipment under one banner to secure and streamline the vital cleanup...

Moltex Energy, CNL explore innovative waste conversion tech for SSR

May 13, 2020

United-Kingdom/Canada-based Moltex Energy has begun the latest phase in its drive to develop its waste burner Stable Salt Reactor (SSR) after an agreement with Canadian Nuclear...

Diamond battery can process nuclear waste and generate electricity

Jan 29, 2020

Researchers in the UK outline decommissioning benefits plus potential for reactor core shrouds.