Sweden's plant closures to hike skills demand from 2017

Mar 21, 2016

The accelerated decommissioning of Swedish nuclear power plants requires operators to tackle potential skill gaps in the shift from operations to dismantling and prepare for a surge in...

UK firms urged to bring new ideas, technologies to decom supply chain

Mar 7, 2016

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) must create innovative supply solutions to take maximum advantage of growth in manufacturing and engineering in the decommissioning supply...

Swiss to start shutdown in Dec 2019; DOE advances SMR siting in Idaho

Mar 7, 2016

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UK decom suppliers prepare for tighter project budgets

Feb 8, 2016

The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s latest spending proposals maintain the annual budget for Sellafield Ltd at around 2 billion pounds ($2.9 billion) but wider state-led cost...

Public Consultations boost decommissioning project across US

Aug 19, 2015

Seventeen nuclear plants across the United States are undergoing decommissioning. Polls indicate that greater engagement between nuclear operators and state-wide communities are...

Total nuclear decommissioning cost estimates rise by 44%

Jun 16, 2015

Following a two year period of shock nuclear power plant closures, the US nuclear industry will spend 2016 preparing to take the next steps in managing the shutdown of four reactors,...

German operators seek gov’t plan on waste storage as they cost up shutdowns

Jun 12, 2015

The German government needs to resolve uncertainties over the final storage of nuclear waste as this remains the key challenge for operators, Ralf Gueldner, Chief Operating Officer of...

Holtec International and Eddy-Lea Energy Alliance Partner to Build Interim Storage Facility

May 7, 2015

Holtec International and the Eddy-Lea Energy Alliance (ELEA) last week announced that they would collaborate to build an interim storage facility to hold the used nuclear fuel that has...

Decommissioning sector calls for robust costing models

Apr 16, 2015

While each decommissioning site’s costs and requirements are bespoke, the costing models should be more flexible and universal so that tenders can be more competitive and stakeholders...