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WR-1 decommissioning draft EIS complete, says regulator

WR-1 decommissioning draft EIS complete, says regulator

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories' draft environmental impact statement for the proposed in-situ decommissioning of the Whiteshell Reactor 1 has now passed the regulator's completeness check and entered the final technical review stage.

Waste & Recycling 20 January 2023


US cleanup mission looks to build on 2022 success

US cleanup mission looks to build on 2022 success

The US Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management achieved most of its goals for calendar year 2022, with all but three of the priorities on its mission "scorecard" for the year complete or partially complete. All six of its primary mission areas have received increased funding under the recently enacted budget for fiscal 2023.

Waste & Recycling 13 January 2023


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Holtec debuts innovative decommissioning technology

Holtec debuts innovative decommissioning technology

The company said the HI-CUT technology used at Indian Point unit 3 has exceeded expectations and "revolutionises" segmentation of reactors undergoing decommissioning.

Corporate 06 January 2023


Permit issued for final Grafenrheinfeld dismantling work

Permit issued for final Grafenrheinfeld dismantling work

Germany's PreussenElektra has received the second and final permit for the dismantling of the single-unit Grafenrheinfeld nuclear power plant from the Bavarian State Ministry for the Environment and Consumer Protection.

Waste & Recycling 05 January 2023


Contracts for Ignalina dismantling technology

Contracts for Ignalina dismantling technology

Lithuania's State Enterprise Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant has signed two contracts with international consortiums for the design of technologies for dismantling the two shut down RBMK reactors at the plant.

Waste & Recycling 04 January 2023


Back-up generators from German plant headed for Finland

Back-up generators from German plant headed for Finland

Three of the six emergency diesel generators from the shuttered Kr├╝mmel nuclear power plant in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein are being transported for use at the Loviisa plant in Finland.

Waste & Recycling 30 December 2022


NND applies to assume responsibility for Norwegian facilities

NND applies to assume responsibility for Norwegian facilities

Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning has submitted an application for a licence to own and operate the two Norwegian nuclear facilities in Halden and Kjeller, as well as the operation of the waste landfill for low- and intermediate-level radioactive material in Himdalen.

Waste & Recycling 23 December 2022


Dismantling of Vermont Yankee reactor core completed

Dismantling of Vermont Yankee reactor core completed

Orano has completed the segmentation and packaging of the reactor vessel and internal components of the Vermont Yankee reactor in Vermont. The operation - lasting less than four years - marks the company's first segmentation and disposal of a US boiling water reactor.

Waste & Recycling 14 December 2022


KHNP, Candu Energy to cooperate in decommissioning

KHNP, Candu Energy to cooperate in decommissioning

A Memorandum of Understanding between Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power and SNC-Lavalin subsidiary Candu Energy will see the two companies cooperate in areas such as decommissioning waste and digital twins, and work together on a system to exchange technology, information and experience.
 

Waste & Recycling 25 November 2022


Korea develops underwater cutting training simulator

Korea develops underwater cutting training simulator

The Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials has developed a virtual remote dismantling system for use in teaching the use of lasers and plasma to cut underwater reactor vessel internals during the decommissioning of nuclear power plants.

Waste & Recycling 10 November 2022