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RWE permitted to dismantle Gundremmingen plant

RWE permitted to dismantle Gundremmingen plant

German utility RWE announced it has received the third and final licence from the Bavarian State Ministry for the Environment and Consumer Protection to decommission and dismantle the former Gundremmingen nuclear power plant.

Waste & Recycling 31 May 2024


Permit issued for dismantling of Isar 2

Permit issued for dismantling of Isar 2

Germany's PreussenElektra has received approval from the Bavarian State Ministry for the Environment and Consumer Protection for the dismantling of the Isar 2 nuclear power plant.

Waste & Recycling 25 March 2024


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Contract for removal of Mühleberg reactor vessel

Contract for removal of Mühleberg reactor vessel

A consortium of German companies has been awarded a contract to dismantle and package the reactor pressure vessel, including the vessel head and insulation, at the Mühleberg nuclear power plant in Switzerland.

Waste & Recycling 19 March 2024


GNS and EnergySolutions team up for Asian market

GNS and EnergySolutions team up for Asian market

EnergySolutions of the USA and Germany's GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service mbH have signed a memorandum of understanding on the transport and disposal of large components from the future dismantling of Asian nuclear power plants.

Waste & Recycling 18 March 2024


Germany aims to build fusion power plant

Germany aims to build fusion power plant

A new funding programme for nuclear fusion research has been announced by Germany's Federal Research Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger aimed at paving the way for the first fusion power plant to be constructed in Germany by 2040.

Nuclear Policies 14 March 2024


Nukem completes mock-up of waste cementation system

Nukem completes mock-up of waste cementation system

Germany's Nukem Technologies Engineering Services GmbH - a subsidiary of Russia's TVEL - announced that the experimental setup for its state-of-the-art in-barrel cementation facility has been successfully completed.

Waste & Recycling 29 January 2024


Eight truck convoy delivers giant German SANS to Argentina's Neutron Beam Laboratory

Eight truck convoy delivers giant German SANS to Argentina's Neutron Beam Laboratory

The small-angle neutron scattering instrument is 33 metres long when assembled and has been donated by the German Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin institute following the closure of the BER-II reactor in 2019. It will be reassembled and come into operation when Argentina's RA-10 multipurpose research reactor begins operating.

New Nuclear 12 January 2024


No centralised logistics centre for German repository

No centralised logistics centre for German repository

Plans for a centralised low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste logistics centre at the former Würgassen nuclear power plant have been shelved by the German Federal Environment Ministry due to "too many legal and planning risks". The waste would then have been sent to the Konrad repository for disposal.

Waste & Recycling 18 December 2023


Decommissioning of Grohnde set to begin

Decommissioning of Grohnde set to begin

The Lower Saxony Ministry for the Environment, Energy and Climate Protection has issued the first decommissioning and dismantling permit to PreussenElektra for the Grohnde nuclear power plant.

Waste & Recycling 12 December 2023


CNL, ITM join up to produce rare medical isotope

CNL, ITM join up to produce rare medical isotope

Germany-based radiopharmaceutical biotech company ITM Isotope Technologies Munich SE and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories have launched Actineer, a joint venture for the industrial-scale production of actinium-225.

Corporate 19 October 2023