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Chimney work changes Sellafield skyline

Waste and Recycling

17 April 2014

Windscale_pile_chimney_April_2014_(Sellafield)_48Work to decommission the iconic filter gallery on the last remaining chimney from the UK's historic Windscale reactors has reached the half-way point.

CB&I to decommission floating reactor

Waste and Recycling

14 April 2014

Sturgis_at_James_River_(Bloodgood_US ACE)_48The USA's only floating nuclear power plant will be decommissioned by CB&I under a $34.7 million contract. The MH-1A reactor provided power to the Panama Canal zone before being shut down in 1976.

First half of Chernobyl cover on the move

Waste and Recycling

01 April 2014

Chernobyl arch movement 48The first half of the Chernobyl arch has been assembled. It is now being gradually moved to make way for construction of the other half.

Westinghouse, OPG team up

Corporate

17 April 2014

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Westinghouse have agreed to explore opportunities to work together on a wide range of global nuclear projects.

Contractor sought to remove historic reactor core

Waste and Recycling

07 April 2014

SGHWR_(RSRL)_48Research Sites Restoration Ltd is looking for bidders for a £40-60 million ($66-100 million) project to design, test and build the specialist equipment to remove the core from the UK's prototype steam generating heavy water reactor.

Cavendish Fluor wins UK decommissioning contract

Corporate

31 March 2014

Winfirth_B72_demolition_Feb_2014_(RSRL)_48A joint venture between Cavendish Nuclear and Fluor Corporation has been selected to handle the £7 billion decommissioning of the UK's Magnox power plants as well as several nuclear research facilities.