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Rectangular cask passes tests

Regulation and Safety

23 September 2016

HI-STAR_ATB_1T_drop_test_(Holtec)-48Holtec International has successfully completed a series of free drop-tests on its HI-STAR ATB-1T waste cask. The cask has a rectangular footprint, unlike cylindrical fuel-bearing transport casks.

Australia repatriates radioactive waste

Waste and Recycling

07 December 2015

Australian_waste_shipment_(Ansto)_48The first phase of a project to repatriate Australian radioactive waste has been completed, the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (Ansto) confirmed yesterday.

First steam generators delivered to Leningrad II-2

New Nuclear

19 June 2015

Leningrad II-2 SG transport - 48The first batch of steam generators for unit 2 of the Leningrad Phase II nuclear power plant has been delivered to the construction site, Russian nuclear power plant operator Rosenergoatom said on 17 June.

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.

Kazatomprom to transport uranium to North America through China

Uranium and Fuel

02 September 2015

Kazakhstan and China have agreed to the procurement of temporary storage services of natural uranium concentrates in China and transit through China to the western ports of the USA and Canada.

Dounreay completes first phase of breeder shipments

Waste and Recycling

29 May 2015

DFR breeder shipment 48Some 11 tonnes of "breeder" material that had been in storage at the Dounreay site in Scotland has now been transported to the Sellafield site in northern England. A further 33 tonnes of breeder material remains within the Dounreay Fast Reactor and will be transported to Sellafield later.