Waste Management

Robotic spent fuel inspection trials bring commercial use closer

Oct 31, 2018

U.S. researchers have completed eight field trials of robotic dry cask storage inspection and are widening drone testing from containment structures to fuel pads, Jeremy Renshaw,...

Entergy targets post-shutdown savings at Pilgrim after key NRC approval

Oct 17, 2018

U.S. utility Entergy is focusing on post-shutdown cost reductions at Pilgrim and targets all spent fuel stored by 2022, learning from decommissioning and licence transfer progress at...

Infographics: US decommissioning market takes off as closures mount

Oct 3, 2018

Following a flurry of closure announcements, the nuclear decommissioning market is being shaped by new business models and joint ventures. We illustrate the growing activity in this...

EDF, Veolia target reactor dismantling gains ahead of UK closures

Sep 19, 2018

A joint project to develop robotics and waste technology for gas-cooled reactors will help EDF optimize UK decommissioning projects planned in the 2020s and raises Veolia’s nuclear...

Holtec grows from spent fuel specialist into major decommissioning player

Sep 5, 2018

After a flurry of license transfer agreements with Entergy and Exelon, a new joint venture by Holtec and SNC-Lavalin plans to combine spent fuel storage innovations with economies of...

Westinghouse adapts reactor saws as Germany deal tests scaling gains

Jun 20, 2018

A six-reactor segmentation contract in Germany has doubled Westinghouse's ongoing reactor dismantling portfolio in Europe and the group is manufacturing new mechanical cutting...

Canada advances four SMR designs towards demo reactor; Finland EPR start-up delayed

Jun 20, 2018

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

Trump orders ‘immediate’ action to keep reactors online; UK stake in Hitachi plant now on table

Jun 6, 2018

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

Westinghouse set for 3D, scaling savings in six-reactor dismantling deal

May 16, 2018

New 3D models will accelerate the dismantling and packaging of Unterweser reactor internals and learnings will be rolled out across five other upcoming projects in Germany, project...

Quarter of U.S. nuclear fleet at risk of closure; Lawmakers pass pro-Yucca Mountain bill

May 16, 2018

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.


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