Related Topic: Decommissioning

Cavendish contracted to demolish Dounreay reactor

Cavendish contracted to demolish Dounreay reactor

Cavendish Nuclear has been awarded a three-year, multi-million pound contract to dismantle and demolish the oldest reactor on the Dounreay site in Scotland, the Dounreay Materials Test Reactor.

Waste & Recycling 14 December 2018


ERA updates Ranger rehabilitation costs

ERA updates Ranger rehabilitation costs

The estimated rehabilitation costs for the Ranger Project Area in Australia's Northern Territory have increased from AUD512 million (USD370 million) to AUD808 million, based on preliminary findings from a feasibility study.

Uranium & Fuel 07 December 2018


First Taiwanese reactor to enter decommissioning

First Taiwanese reactor to enter decommissioning

Taiwan Power Company said it plans to decommission unit 1 of its Chinshan nuclear power plant following the expiration of the reactor's operating licence today after 40 years of operation.

Waste & Recycling 05 December 2018


Fortum to assist in decommissioning research reactor

Fortum to assist in decommissioning research reactor

Finnish utility Fortum has signed a letter of intent to cooperate with VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland in the decommissioning of the Finnish Reactor 1 research reactor and the nuclear power plant structural materials research laboratory.

Waste & Recycling 04 December 2018


UK's Bradwell site enters care and maintenance

UK's Bradwell site enters care and maintenance

In a first for the UK nuclear industry, Magnox has announced that the Bradwell site in Essex, England has entered care and maintenance.

Waste & Recycling 30 November 2018


Saskatchewan files suit over mine remediation costs

Saskatchewan files suit over mine remediation costs

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has filed a lawsuit calling on the government of Canada to contribute equally to the cost of cleaning up the site of the former Gunnar uranium mine.

Waste & Recycling 29 November 2018


Kansai outlines plans for dismantling Ohi units

Kansai outlines plans for dismantling Ohi units

Kansai Electric Power Company has submitted a detailed decommissioning plan to the Nuclear Regulation Authority for units 1 and 2 at its Ohi nuclear power plant in Japan's Fukui Prefecture.

Waste & Recycling 22 November 2018


IAEA reviews Fukushima Daiichi clean-up work

IAEA reviews Fukushima Daiichi clean-up work

Japan has made significant progress in decommissioning the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, but many challenges remain, a mission by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded.

Regulation & Safety 14 November 2018


Channel removal work trialled at Chernobyl

Channel removal work trialled at Chernobyl

A fuel channel, together with a control and protection system channel, have been removed from the reactor of unit 1 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine. The work was carried out as part of research into developing a plan for dismantling the three undamaged units at the plant.

Waste & Recycling 12 November 2018


Funds pledged for uranium legacy cleanup

Funds pledged for uranium legacy cleanup

The international community has raised additional funds to support efforts to overcome the legacy of uranium mining in Central Asia. Remediation work will start in 2019 at four sites in the Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistan.

Uranium & Fuel 12 November 2018