Waste Management

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...

Sellafield to acquire strategic partner from private sector

Jan 15, 2015

The UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has made the recommendation following a detailed review which concluded that the complex, technical uncertainties at the Sellafield...

Swedish repository plans inch forward, yet years beyond industry counterparts

Jan 14, 2015

An application to extend the Forsmark short-lived radioactive waste final repository was among developments making December a busy month for Swedish nuclear.

South Bruce, Huron-Kinloss remain on shortlist for storage project

Jan 2, 2015

South Bruce and Huron-Kinloss are still on the shortlist of Canadian municipalities that may host an underground nuclear disposal facility, Blackburn News reported.

Science should be “left to its own devices” over US nuclear waste

Nov 20, 2014

Waste management has long been a thorn in the side of the nuclear energy industry in the United States, and it remains a debate that continues to linger on and on. Has political will...

The Nuclear Decommissioning and Used Fuel Strategy Summit confirmed

Jul 21, 2014

The Nuclear Decommissioning and Used Fuel Strategy Summit confirmed for 1-2 October, Charlotte NC - organized by Nuclear Energy Insider