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Ukraine to stop exporting used nuclear fuel to Russia by 2025
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved the state economic programme for the management of used nuclear fuel until 2025, which will end the need to export it to Russia....

SCC completes remediation of liquid radioactive waste pools
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 by At Russia’s Siberian Chemical Combine (SCC, part of Rosaom’s Fuel Company TVEL), the work on the conservation of open storage facilities for liquid radioactive waste - pools B-1 and...

China opens electron beam facility to treat medical wastewater
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 by Asia’s first demonstration facility for medical wastewater treatment using electron beam (EB) technology began operation in China this year. According the an International Atomic...

Australian government names preferred site for waste facility
Thursday, August 12, 2021 by Australia’s Federal Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt, on 11 August announced his intention to make a declaration under the National Radioactive Waste Act 2012 confirming...

Finland publishes draft programme on used fuel and radwaste management
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 by Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, and the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (Stuk) on 5 August published a draft of...

Cavendish Nuclear wins waste management contract for Hinkley Point A
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 by Cavendish Nuclear said on 5 August that it had been awarded a contract valued at around GBP10 million ($13.87m) to provide Magnox’s Hinkley Point A site in the UK with the capability...

The Chernobyl NPP fills and seals first module at ISF-2 storage
Wednesday, August 04, 2021 by The first concrete module in the new used nuclear fuel storage facility (ISF-2) has been filled at the Chernobyl NPP (ChNPP). “The event is another achievement in the operation of...

NRC issues final environmental impact statement on Texas used fuel store
Tuesday, August 03, 2021 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on 29 July issued its final environmental impact statement on an application by Interim Storage Partners to construct and operate a...

Enresa authorised to tender for used fuel storage systems
Thursday, July 29, 2021 by Spain’s Council of Ministers on 27 July authorised decommissioning and waste management firm Enresa to launch a tender for a contract for the design, support with licensing,...

Court suspends tender for construction of Ignalina waste storage facility
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 by Lithuanian Energy Minister Dainius Kreivis does not believe there is any risk of delay or an increase in the cost of the project after the Panevezys District Court temporarily...

China begins construction of underground HLW research laboratory
Monday, July 26, 2021 by China has begun constructing its first underground research laboratory in the Gobi Desert, to determine the area’s suitability for future geological disposal of high-level...

UK NDA rationalises waste management
Thursday, July 22, 2021 by The UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) said on 12 July that the Low Level Waste Repository Ltd (LLWR) had become an NDA subsidiary after its ownership was transferred from...

Ansto seeks licence to expand its interim waste store
Thursday, July 22, 2021 by The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, (Ansto) said on 16 July that it will make an application to the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety...

Sellafield Product and Residue Store Retreatment Plant moves forward
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 by Construction is continuing at the Sellafield Product and Residue Store Retreatment Plant at the Sellafield site in the UK, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and Sellafield...

Cavendish wins nuclear waste contract at Hinkley Point A
Thursday, July 15, 2021 by Cavendish Nuclear announced it has been awarded a contract worth nearly £3 million to help provide Magnox’s Hinkley Point A site in Somerset with capability to immobilise...

Holtec prepares to increase production of HI-STAR casks
Thursday, July 15, 2021 by US-based Holtec Inernational said on 12 July that its manufacturing facilities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio were gearing up for increased production rates of HI-STAR...

CNSC accepts Final Environmental Impact Statement for Near Surface Disposal Facility
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 by The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) on 12 July announced acceptance of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Near Surface Disposal Facility (NSDF) Project...

Contract awarded for tech support at US WIPP repository
Monday, July 12, 2021 by A $100 million contract was awarded for technical support at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) for work related to the Waste Isolation Pilot...

Framatome to upgrade used fuel store at Paks NPP
Thursday, July 01, 2021 by Framatome on 28 June announced it had won a contract with the Hungary’s state-owned Public Limited Company for Radioactive Waste Management (Puram) to upgrade the seismic monitoring...

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