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Energoatom signs amendment to Holtec contract

26 January 2015

Energoatom and Holtec International have signed an amendment to their contract to build a central used fuel storage facility at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and the supply of used nuclear dry cask storage systems.

Decommissioning progress at Dungeness A

21 January 2015

Dungeness A turbine hall demolition 48Demolition of the turbine hall at the shut down Dungeness A Magnox nuclear power plant in the UK has begun. The work should be completed within three months.

Engineering design support for Spanish waste facility

19 January 2015

Villar_de_Canas_48Tecnatom and Gas Natural Fenosa have won a contract to provide engineering design support for Spain's planned national high-level waste storage facility.

Canadian waste management on track

23 January 2015

As Canada issues its latest report on national radioactive waste management initiatives, the country's Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) has identified four more communities for further study as potential hosts for a long-term radioactive waste repository.

Storage of Fukushima clean-up waste to start

19 January 2015

The interim storage of contaminated soil and other wastes generated by decontamination efforts at Japan's damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant and surrounding area will begin in March, the environment ministry has said.

Belgian reprocessing contract completed

07 January 2015

Dounreay shipment to Belgium 48The final shipment of waste from the reprocessing of Belgian research reactor fuel has been made from the UK to Belgium.