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UK to start testing system to seal deep boreholes
11 January, 2021
A cutting-edge engineering system to seal deep boreholes is being tested...
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European states to co-operate on waste management
Monday, January 11, 2021 by The European Repository Development Organisation has been established as a multinational association through which organisations from different European countries are joining...

Czech government approves four possible repository sites
Thursday, January 07, 2021 by The Czech government approved the selection of four recommended sites for the location of a deep radioactive waste repository - Březový potok in the Klatovy region, Horka between...

Hot testing continues at Chernobyl used fuel storage
Friday, December 04, 2020 by As of 1 December, 186 used fuel assemblies have been transported from the old used nuclear fuel storage facility (ISF-1) to the Interim Storage Facility 2 (ISF-2) at the...

IAEA conducts first virtual safety review mission in Lithuania
Thursday, December 03, 2020 by In the first Safety Peer Review Mission to be held virtually, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) experts said Lithuania...

Two Japanese towns agree to initial survey for HLW disposal
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 by The Japan Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NUMO) has begun an initial phase of assessing two municipalities in Hokkaido Prefecture for their suitability to host a final...

Deep Isolations signs agreements with NAC and Estonia’s Fermi Energia
Monday, November 23, 2020 by California-based nuclear waste disposal company Deep Isolation has closed its $20 million Series A raise, led by nuclear industry leader NAC International (NAC), which “represents...

First canister of used fuel loaded at Chernobyl storage facility
Thursday, November 19, 2020 by The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced that the first canister of used nuclear fuel had been loaded into the Interim Storage Facilty 2 (ISF-2) at...

Canada to develop integrated radioactive waste management strategy
Thursday, November 19, 2020 by Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) is to lead the development of an integrated radioactive waste management strategy, at the request of Minister of Natural...

Holtec and Hitachi GE to provide used fuel storage to Japan
Thursday, November 05, 2020 by US-based Holtec International said on 2 November that, along with Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy Ltd (Hitachi-GE) it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to introduce and...

Finland and Bulgaria share experience on radwaste
Wednesday, November 04, 2020 by Finland’s VTT Technical Research Centre and the National and Regional Security Department of Bulgaria's National Nuclear Security Support Centre have signed a memorandum of...

Extension approved for Belgoprocess radwaste site in Belgium
Thursday, October 22, 2020 by Belgium’s Belgoprocess, which is responsible for the management of radioactive waste, on 19 October received a permit from the Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (Fanc) allowing...

Canada’s NWMO secures more land for potential repository
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 by Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) has released a map showing the potential deep geological repository site in South Bruce after signing more agreements with...

Robots for Finnish encapsulation plant
Thursday, October 15, 2020 by Finland’s Metecno Oy, a special industrial machine manufacturer, and nuclear waste management company Posiva Oy have signed an agreement for the delivery of a robotic machining station.

Swedish town approves used fuel repository
Thursday, October 15, 2020 by Sweden's radioactive waste management company, Svensk Kärnbränslehantering AB (SKB) said the Östhammar Municipal Council has voted in favour of building a used fuel repository in Forsmark.

Ignalina temporarily suspends waste packaging; seeks assessment of final disposal sites
Monday, October 12, 2020 by Lithuania’s Ignalina nuclear power plant said on 9 October that it had suspended the packaging of radioactive waste due to a malfunction of the scales.

Two Japanese towns show interest in hosting waste facility
Monday, October 12, 2020 by The town of Suttsu in Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture has applied for the first-stage survey for the government's selection of a final disposal site for nuclear waste.

DOE begins hot commissioning of Salt Waste Processing Facility
Thursday, October 08, 2020 by The US Department of Energy on 5 October transferred the first batch of radioactive waste to the Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF) at the Savannah River Site (SRS),...

GNS provides used fuel packaging for Germany’s Isar nuclear plant
Thursday, October 01, 2020 by Germany’s Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service (GNS) said on 30 September that, with the contract that has been concluded for the last three quivers for PreussenElektra's Isar nuclear...

Germany’s BGE reports on possible final repository sites as UK prepares to return waste from reprocessing
Thursday, October 01, 2020 by Germany’s waste management organisation, Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung mbH (BGE), on 28 September published an interim report on areas that may be that are unsuitable for the...

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