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Dismantling of Oskarshamn 2 internals completed

Dismantling of Oskarshamn 2 internals completed

The decommissioning of unit 2 at the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant in Sweden has passed a major milestone with the completion of the segmentation of the reactor internals.

Waste & Recycling 22 January 2019


Swedish regulator supports repository expansion

Swedish regulator supports repository expansion

A permit for the expansion of the existing SFR repository for low- and intermediate-level waste should be granted under the Sweden's Environmental Code, the country's Radiation Safety Authority has recommended to the Land and Environment Court in Stockholm.

Waste & Recycling 18 January 2019


Uniper to coordinate demolition of Swedish reactors

Uniper to coordinate demolition of Swedish reactors

Uniper has drawn up a "long-term and common strategy" for the demolition of the two-unit Barsebäck nuclear power plant in Sweden, together with units 1 and 2 of the Oskarshamn plant. Decommissioning work is already under way at all four reactors.

Waste & Recycling 21 December 2018


Framatome completes Forsmark I&C upgrade

Framatome completes Forsmark I&C upgrade

France's Framatome has completed a project to upgrade the safety instrumentation and control (I&C) system of unit 3 at the Forsmark nuclear power plant in Sweden.

Corporate 13 December 2018


Trio of waste metal processing contracts for Cyclife

Trio of waste metal processing contracts for Cyclife

EDF subsidiary Cyclife has been awarded three contracts to treat waste metal from nuclear energy operations in Finland, Spain and the UK.

Waste & Recycling 09 November 2018


Swedish regulator calls for national strategy

Swedish regulator calls for national strategy

National coordination is needed for long-term knowledge management in the field of nuclear safety and radiation protection, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority has told the government.

Regulation & Safety 26 September 2018


Fuel supply contracts signed for Swedish reactors

Fuel supply contracts signed for Swedish reactors

Ringhals 3 and 4 - 48Swedish utility Vattenfall has signed contracts - the values of which have not been disclosed - for the supply of fuel assemblies for units at the Forsmark and Ringhals nuclear power plants. France's Framatome is to supply fuel for Forsmark 3 and Ringhals 3 and 4, while US-Spanish joint venture GNF Enusa will produce fuel for Forsmark 1 and 2.

Uranium & Fuel 02 May 2018


Dismantling of O2 reactor internals starts soon

Dismantling of O2 reactor internals starts soon

Oskarshamn 2 reactor hall - 48Work to dismantle the reactor pressure vessel's internals at unit 2 of the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant in Sweden is set to begin at the end of April. Plant operator OKG AB said this will mark the start of the first major decommissioning work at the plant.

Waste & Recycling 20 February 2018


EDF subsidiary wins Italian waste reduction contract

EDF subsidiary wins Italian waste reduction contract

Trino 48EDF subsidiary Cyclife will treat some 1800 tonnes of metal waste produced during the decommissioning of three Italian nuclear power plants under a contract signed with Societa Gestione Impianti Nucleari SpA. The five-year contract is worth about €28 million ($35 million).

Waste & Recycling 07 February 2018


Swedish repository gets positive regulatory response

Swedish repository gets positive regulatory response

Swedish used fuel repository design - 48Sweden's Radiation Safety Authority today submitted a positive opinion to the government on Svensk Kärnbränslehantering AB's (SKB's) application to build a repository for used nuclear fuel, together with a plant to encapsulate the fuel prior to disposal. However, the Land and Environment Court in Stockholm has called for further documentation on the copper capsules in which the fuel will be stored within the repository.

Waste & Recycling 23 January 2018