Related Topic: Waste Management

KAERI, Tenex discuss cooperation in decommissioning and waste

KAERI, Tenex discuss cooperation in decommissioning and waste

CORRECTED - Russian nuclear fuel cycle company Tenex and the Korean Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) have discussed cooperation on research and development in decommissioning and radioactive waste management technologies.

Waste & Recycling 08 November 2018


Idaho proposed for HALEU fuel fabrication

Idaho proposed for HALEU fuel fabrication

The US Department of Energy is seeking public comment on a draft environmental assessment for a proposal to fabricate nuclear fuel at Idaho National Laboratory to support US efforts to develop and deploy new reactor technologies.

Uranium & Fuel 02 November 2018


International organisations bolster cooperation on waste

International organisations bolster cooperation on waste

The International Atomic Energy Agency and the International Association for Environmentally Safe Disposal of Radioactive Materials have pledged to strengthen cooperation and coordination on the development of "safe, effective and secure solutions" for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and used nuclear fuel.

Waste & Recycling 30 October 2018


Study quantifies job creation in the nuclear sector

Study quantifies job creation in the nuclear sector

A study on the employment generated by the nuclear energy industry has been published by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency and the International Atomic Energy Agency. Some 200,000 job-years of employment are created by each gigawatt of nuclear capacity constructed, it suggests.

New Nuclear 26 October 2018


France presents vitrification process for Fukushima

France presents vitrification process for Fukushima

A project to demonstrate the use of innovative radioactive waste vitrification technology, developed in France, at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan has been under way for the past six months.

Waste & Recycling 23 October 2018


SEFOR reactor vessel prepares to leave site

SEFOR reactor vessel prepares to leave site

The reactor vessel of the Southwest Experimental Fast Oxide Reactor (SEFOR) in Arkansas, which shut down over 45 years ago, has been placed in a carbon-steel container in preparation of its transport to a disposal site in Nevada.

Waste & Recycling 16 October 2018


First waste transferred to mega disposal unit at Savannah River

First waste transferred to mega disposal unit at Savannah River

The first transfer of radioactive liquid waste from an underground waste tank to a "mega-volume" facility - Saltstone Disposal Unit 6 - has been completed at the US Department of Energy's Savannah River Site.

Waste & Recycling 11 October 2018


IAEA completes Luxembourg waste management review

IAEA completes Luxembourg waste management review

Luxembourg's programme for managing its small amount of radioactive waste shows a commitment to safety and a pragmatic approach to waste management, but could be further enhanced by strengthening the national regulatory framework, a team of International Atomic Energy Agency experts has found.

Waste & Recycling 03 October 2018