Decommissioning Planning ‘Top 10’ Lessons Learned and Recommendations – Part 2

One of the preliminary activities that need to be performed to enable detailed planning is characterization. Characterization includes both ‘desktop’ characterization (level 1) – reviewing of existing and historical facility/site documentation and process knowledge, and field/facility characterization (level 2) – condition assessments, surveys and materials sampling from the structure, systems and surrounding lands.

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Decommissioning Planning ‘Top 10’ Lessons Learned and Recommendations (Part 1)

This 3-part series will explore a list of the ‘Top 10’ lessons learned including the typical situation, importance, impacts(s), different perspectives (contractor, owner, and stakeholder), along with recommendations for each of the ‘Top 10’ lessons learned in decommissioning planning. After all, planning is the earliest and best opportunity to positively influence scope definition, safety, cost, and schedule.

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Experience & Knowledge Gained From Contracting with the U.S. DOE: A Snapshot in History

For a number of years, and since its conception in 1997, various elements of corporate leadership found within JD & Associates, LLC have been entrenched and immersed in various D&D projects scattered throughout the DOE federal complex, including numerous nuclear facilities both of foreign and domestic origin.

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VIDEO: Nuclear D&D Webinar – Remove Barriers to Project Success Using Latest Best Practices

Join Stephen Sandrik (NDR), Sarah Roberts (Oak Ridge Associated Universities) and Dean Newton (Turnkey Transportation Services) and hear lessons learned from the Fukushima Daiichi efforts, improvements and savings gained through IT solutions, and the importance of industry communication to deliver efficient decommissioning operations.

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INPO Updates Report on Lessons Learned From Fukushima Daiichi Accident

The Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) has conducted an independent review of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi and Daini nuclear power plants, at the request of Tokyo Electric Power Co., to examine and share lessons learned from the 2011 accident in which an earthquake and tsunami damaged the nuclear energy facilities.

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Free Nuclear D&D Webinar: Oak Ridge and Turnkey Discuss Latest D&D Best Practices

Nuclear Decommissioning Report would like to invite you to join us in a free webinar: “Maximizing project efficiencies using the latest best practices”. The 60 minute webinar will take place Thursday August 2nd at 11.00am EST/ 8.00am Pacific/ 4.00pm UK.

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