Waste Management

Lithuania RBMK plant clean-up cost forecast at 1.3bn euros per reactor

May 17, 2017

The decommissioning of two Russian-designed RBMK reactors at the Ignalina Power Plant (INPP) presents first-of-a-kind challenges related to graphite-moderated designs and circulation...

World's first waste repository build contracts confirm cost, schedule targets

Apr 19, 2017

Early construction deals for Finland’s final waste repository indicate costs meet expectations but commodity price rises remain a risk over the long term, Sami Hautakangas, Head of...

UK to re-tender 6-billion-pound decom contract; Trump's Cabinet starts waste repository push

Apr 10, 2017

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

New reactor ownership models set to cut decommissioning costs

Mar 8, 2017

The accelerated decommissioning market is taking shape as new license transfer approaches and cutting-edge technologies look set to dramatically shorten dismantling and fuel transfer...

South Africa delays nuclear build; US Justice Department blocks waste merger

Nov 28, 2016

Nuclear power news you need to know.

US waste facility developer acts on local impact queries to avoid delays

Aug 18, 2016

Texas' Waste Control Specialists (WCS) has responded to all of the NRC's Environmental Report questions following its application to build the U.S.' first Consolidated...

Texas waste storage project targets high yield stranded fuel for initial license

Nov 19, 2015

Interim storage developer Waste Control Specialists (WCS) is focusing on waste from higher-return decommissioned sites in its initial license application, to minimize the risks on...

US waste storage development hinges on political push

Nov 2, 2015

The US nuclear industry must mobilize political support on Capitol Hill for commercial consolidated interim storage facilities (CISFs) as developers look to demonstrate the stand alone...