Lessons Learned Decommissioning the UK

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority awarded AREVA a contract to provide engineering services to no less than 15 decommissioning sites across the UK. This article discusses three examples of their past and current projects, and provides information on safety, disposal path, technology, good management, planning, and lessons learned.

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A Brief Overview of Decommissioning

Tools, Waste Management & Cooperation Around the Globe
Various tools and techniques are used along the way in the decommissioning process. They can be implemented above or under water depending on the environmental restrictions. It is important to conduct an assessment of the project in order to determine the most appropriate tools and techniques, and proper training should be attained. While each tool or technique provides its own advantages, the possible disadvantages must also be understood and taken into account in order to make an educated decision of the best option.

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