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radioactive waste


Bilfinger supports Holtec with safe treatment and interim storage of spent fuel assemblies from the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

Many years of process engineering support during the qualification and commissioning of the second interim storage facility Delivery of components for one of the world’s largest hot cells, where radioactive…


Private Company Successfully Demonstrates Deep Geologic Disposal of Prototype Nuclear Waste Canister

Berkeley, CA – On Wednesday 16 January, Deep Isolation, a California-based private company, demonstrated publicly that prototype canisters built for nuclear waste can be successfully placed and retrieved thousands of…


Wood wins UK nuclear waste contract

Wood has won a major contract from Magnox Ltd to retrieve, process and dispose of radioactive waste from a UK nuclear power station that is being decommissioned. The construction, design…


Ignalina: Decommissioning Chernobyl’s Big Sister

This is a web supplement to “Riding Off into the Sunset: Nuclear Decontamination and Decommissioning Update,” appearing in the July 2015 issue of POWER.   The Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant…


DGR Is Preferred Nuclear Waste Solution for Canada, Scary for U.S.

A Canadian joint review panel issued an environmental assessment report on May 6 for a deep geologic repository (DGR) for long-term management of low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste (L&ILW), concluding…