Waste Management

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...

UK to steer plutonium processing projects by year end

Oct 8, 2015

The UK government is expected to provide more direction in the coming months on its preferred solutions to recycle the world’s largest civil plutonium stockpile as third and fourth...

Saligny on track for licence in 2016

Jan 28, 2015

Saligny is due to open for business from 2020, ahead of the possible decommissioning of Cernavoda’s first reactor by around 2026. The initial investment will allow for the creation of...

Kurion awarded robotics contract at Fukushima reactor

Jan 15, 2015

Kurion, a specialist in nuclear and hazardous waste management, has been awarded a contract to develop an advanced robotic arm to repair reactor primary containment leaks within the...