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Commission calls for tighter monitoring of German waste

Waste and Recycling

21 May 2015

Guidelines on the processing and storage of low- and intermediate-level waste in Germany are being implemented inconsistently, the independent commission which drew up the guidelines has told the country's environment ministry.

Areva looks to consolidate German activities


15 April 2015

Areva's German subsidiary, Areva GmbH, has announced plans to consolidate its activities. The move, in response to Germany's changing nuclear power market, would result in the closure of its engineering services facility in Offenbach.

Jülich pilot reactor vessel removed

Waste and Recycling

10 February 2015

Julich reactor vessel removal 48.JPGMammoet has removed the reactor vessel from a pilot nuclear reactor in Jülich, Germany, marking an important milestone in the decommissioning of the facility.

EOn to spin off nuclear assets to Uniper


28 April 2015

Uniper will be the name of the non-renewable company to spin off from EOn. The name means 'Unique Performance' and the company will own stakes in 17 operating reactors across Germany and Sweden.

Westinghouse, Hochtief partner on decommissioning services

Waste and Recycling

27 March 2015

Neckarwestheim 48Westinghouse and German construction company Hochtief AG have teamed up to offer decommissioning, decontamination and remediation services for Germany's nuclear power plants.

EnBW joins legal fight over German nuclear


23 December 2014

EnBW will sue its 46% owner, the state of Baden-Württemberg, as well as the German federal government, over the unlawful shutdown of two reactors in 2011.