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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.

Itarus floating platform set for transport to Russia

Waste and Recycling

08 March 2016

Itarus - 48A semi-submersible floating platform for transporting special material decommissioned by the Russian Navy has been delivered to the shipyard in Muggiano, in La Spezia, Italy. The platform - Itarus - was built by Fincantieri for RosRAO, the Russian Federal State Unitary Enterprise for radioactive waste management.

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.

Westinghouse buys Italian component maker

Corporate

03 July 2014

Westinghouse is to buy Italian heavy equipment manufacturer Mangiarotti SpA, which it said will strengthen its supply chain and broaden its reach into the oil and gas industries.