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Tepco, Sellafield agree to share experience

30 September 2014

UK at Fukushima 48A formal cooperation agreement has been signed between Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) and the UK's Sellafield Ltd. It follows the earlier signing of an initial cooperation statement between the two companies.

Tokai reprocessing plant to shut

29 September 2014

Tokai reprocessing plant 48The Japan Atomic Energy Agency will shut its reprocessing plant in Tokai, reportedly due to the costs of modifications required under post-Fukushima safety regulations.

Tender for construction of Spanish waste store

05 September 2014

Villar_de_Canas_48Spain's decommissioning firm Enresa has launched a tender for the contract to carry out the main civil construction works at the planned national high-level waste storage facility in central Spain.

Joint venture wins Sellafield contract

29 September 2014

Sellafield_aerial_2014_(Sellafield_Ltd)_48A joint venture of Jacobs, Amec and Balfour Beatty has won an engineering, procurement and construction framework contract to provide a new facility to treat and immobilize hazardous wastes from the decommissioning of the UK's nuclear legacy facilities.

Rostechnadzor outlines used fuel targets

26 September 2014

Russia expects to reprocess all of its 'damaged' used nuclear fuel - at Mayak Production Association in Ozersk - by 2030, and to open the second stage of its centralized dry storage facility - at the Mining and Chemical Combine in Zheleznogorsk - by 2016. 

Russia decommissions research reactor

03 September 2014

The Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (NIIAR) in Dimitrovgrad has completed decommissioning of the research reactor RBT-10/1.