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Sogin completes dismantling of Bosco Marengo fuel plant
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 by Italy’s Sogin, the public company responsible for decommissioning former NPPs and the management of radioactive waste, has said that dismantling of the former nuclear fabrication plant...

ASN approves continued dismantling of Chooz A NPP
Friday, June 03, 2022 by France’s Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) has said it has approved the continuing dismantling of the Chooz A reactor following its periodic review. The Chooz A, operated by EDF, is...

No life extension for Hinkley Point B
Friday, June 03, 2022 by EDF Energy has sent a memo to staff in which it said it would not postpone the closure of the two reactors at the Hinkley Point B in the UK, which are scheduled to be shut down on 8...

US Palisades NPP permanently closes ahead of schedule
Monday, May 23, 2022 by US power company Entergy has said that control room operators at its Palisades NPP “safely removed the nuclear reactor from service for the final time”. The plant was originally...

Rehabilitation of Tajikistan’s uranium tailing dumps to begin
Friday, May 20, 2022 by The Central Design and Technological Institute (JSC TsPTI - part of Rosatom fuel company TVEL) has won the tender for the development of working documentation and performance of work...

UK to close Magnox Reprocessing Plant at Sellafield
Thursday, May 19, 2022 by The UK’s Magnox reprocessing plant at Sellafield will stop reprocessing in July 2022 and enter a new era of clean-up and decommissioning, Sellafield said on 17 May. The plant, which...

Reactor and buildings demolished at US lab site
Friday, May 13, 2022 by The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Environmental Management (EM) has partnered with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the US Army Corp of Engineers (USACE)...

US DOE to accelerate removal of used fuel from Savannah River Site
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) said that Environmental Management (EM) Senior Advisor William White has approved a proposal to save decades of work and billions of dollars in...

Holtec Partners with Hyundai on decommissioning projects in South Korea
Tuesday, April 05, 2022 by US-based Holtec International has signed an agreement with South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction (HDEC) to cooperate in the area of nuclear plant decommissioning.

US NRC approves Kewaunee NPP licence transfer
Monday, April 04, 2022 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved the transfer of the operating licence for Kewaunee Power Station from Dominion Nuclear Projects to EnergySolutions.

Joint venture to decommission US nuclear ship NS Savannah
Thursday, March 31, 2022 by Radiation Safety and Control Services (RSCS) and EnergySolutions have announced a partnership to decommission the world’s first nuclear-powered merchant ship, the NS Savannah.

Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning awards contract for software development
Monday, March 14, 2022 by Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning (NND) has awarded NOK123 million ($13.6m) over a 12-year contract to international consortium, ICCircle, for the design, development, and maintenance...

US DOE reveals blueprint for clean-up over the coming decade
Thursday, March 10, 2022 by The US Department of Energy Office (DOE) of Environmental Management (EM) has released its Strategic Vision outlining goals for 2022-2032 focused on safety, environmental...

Turner & Townsend and Arcadis reappointed to support Magnox
Thursday, March 03, 2022 by UK-based Turner & Townsend (T&T) and Arcadis have been re-appointed to provide project controls and commercial services to support the decommissioning and management of UK nuclear...

US DOE to demolish submarine reactor prototype at Idaho National Lab
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) announced that it was set to deactivate and demolish the prototype for a reactor plant used for the...

Mayak to begin remediation of V-17 storage reservoir for liquid radwaste
Monday, February 14, 2022 by Russia’s Production Association Mayak has announced plans to complete the conservation of a storage reservoir for liquid radioactive waste, V-17, known as "Old Swamp", by the end of 2025.

First contract for Sellafield Product and Residue Store Retreatment Plant
Tuesday, February 08, 2022 by A £40 million ($54m) heating, ventilation and air conditioning contract has been awarded on the Sellafield Product and Residue Store Retreatment Plant.

Tepco and JNFL to cooperate on Fukushima decommissioning
Tuesday, February 01, 2022 by Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (Tepco) and Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited (JNFL) on 27 January announced an "Agreement on Technical Cooperation on Decommissioning of Fukushima...

National Audit Office looks at UK plans for AGR decommissioning
Monday, January 31, 2022 by A new report, “The decommissioning of the AGR nuclear power stations” published by UK's National Audit Office (NAO) examines whether the government's arrangements for decommissioning...

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