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Sellafield’s Calder Hall Confirms its Position as the “Best of the Best”

July 5, 2012 – 9:25 am |

The Calder team has been named URS’s Energy & Construction Division’s safe project of the year after racking up a staggering seven and a half years without a lost time accident – achieved while tackling one of the most complex decommissioning challenges in the world.

NYT reports U.S. in early stage discussions regarding nuclear leasing

August 24, 2011 – 10:35 am |

U.S. officials are in very early discussions about the DOE setting up nuclear fuel leasing programs with several countries according to Greenwire’s Hannah Northey in todays New York Times.
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Lanthanide extraction study wins WSU Grad student DOE innovation in fuel cycle research award

August 19, 2011 – 11:30 am |

Derek Brigham, a Ph.D. student in the nationally ranked WSU radiochemistry group, was recognized for his research into the chemical behavior of lanthanides, a type of metal present in nuclear waste. Specifically, Brigham investigated a method …

Romania to build radioactive waste deposit near Cernavoda with EUR 340 mln

August 17, 2011 – 1:30 pm |

Romania will build a deposit for radioactive waste in Saligny, near Cernavoda starting 2016, with the cost of works estimated to reach EUR 340 million, according to the Nuclear and Radioactive Waster Agency in Romania. …

Clamour to supply UAE nuclear needs

August 12, 2011 – 11:59 pm |

France and Russia are among the nations vying for a lucrative 15-year deal to supply nuclear fuel to the UAE.
Emirates Nuclear Energy Cooperation (Enec), the company building Abu Dhabi’s first nuclear plant, opened bids last …

Nuclear facilities to run out of waste storage

July 30, 2011 – 10:00 am |

Taiwan’s three operating nuclear power plants will soon run out of space to store nuclear waste, the Ministry of Audit (MOA) under the Control Yuan said Thursday.
Construction of a new storage facility for nuclear …

New fuel storage needed at Savannah River Site

July 27, 2011 – 1:00 pm |

Savannah River Site will need more storage space to sustain a program to safeguard spent nuclear fuel recovered from foreign nations.

 The 15,000 assemblies now stored at the site’s heavily fortified L Area have filled more …

S. Korea and USA negotiating new deal on spent fuel reprocessing

July 12, 2011 – 3:30 pm |

July 8 – South Korea and the United States will hold a third round of talks next week, aimed at rewriting a bilateral nuclear cooperation pact that prohibits Seoul from reprocessing spent fuel from nuclear …

Nuclear waste set to move to dry casks

June 9, 2011 – 2:00 pm |

Dairyland Power will begin removing spent fuel from its Genoa, Wis., nuclear plant and encasing it in steel and concrete casks later this spring, nearly a quarter century after the plant ceased operations.
Though the federal …