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EDF subsidiary wins Italian waste reduction contract

Waste and Recycling

07 February 2018

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).

IAEA praises Italy's decommissioning efforts

Waste and Recycling

14 July 2017

Italy is committed to the safe and effective decommissioning of nuclear sites and management of associated radioactive waste, an International Atomic Energy Agency mission has concluded. However, it noted areas for potential improvement.

Italian waste cementation complex under construction

Waste and Recycling

27 January 2017

Cemex construction starts - 48The pouring of the concrete for the foundation plate marks a milestone in the construction of the Cemex cementation facility for liquid radioactive waste produced at Italy's Eurex pilot reprocessing facility.

Demolition of chimney at Italian plant completed

Waste and Recycling

15 November 2017

Garigliano - post chimney demolition - 48The dismantling of the central chimney at the shutdown Garigliano nuclear power plant in Italy was completed yesterday, Societa Gestione Impianti Nucleari SpA announced. Preparations to demolish the 95-meter-high chimney began in March 2014.

Westinghouse subsidiary receives notice of non-conformance

Regulation and Safety

21 June 2017

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a notice of non-conformance to Westinghouse over concerns about quality assurance at its Mangiarotti subsidiary.

IAEA team completes review of Italian regulator

Regulation and Safety

05 December 2016

Italy is committed to effective nuclear regulatory oversight, but it faces challenges related to resources and needs to further develop policies for nuclear safety, decommissioning and radioactive waste management, an International Atomic Energy Agency peer review mission has concluded.