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Spanish site suitable for waste store

Waste and Recycling

28 July 2015

Villar_de_Canas_48Spain's nuclear regulator has concluded that Villar de Cañas is a suitable site for a national high-level waste storage facility. However, it has requested additional technical studies and reports.

USA's first big commercial reactor segmentation with oxy-propane completed

Waste and Recycling

14 July 2015

Zion - 48EnergySolutions announced yesterday the successful completion of the first large commercial reactor vessel segmentation in the USA. ZionSolutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of EnergySolutions, completed the segmentation of the reactor vessel of unit 2 of Zion nuclear power plant in late June.

Siting agreement amended for US deconversion plant

Waste and Recycling

09 July 2015

International Isotopes has amended its project participation agreement with New Mexico's Lea County to reflect the delay in constructing its planned facility to deconvert depleted uranium hexafluoride.

Partners agree on life extension for Krško


21 July 2015

Krsko plant - 48The operating life of the Krško nuclear power plant in Slovenia will be extended by 20 years following an agreement between Slovenia and neighbouring Croatia, which jointly own the plant. It was also agreed that a dry storage facility for used fuel will be built at the site.

First waste disposal at Korean repository

Waste and Recycling

14 July 2015

First waste disposal at Gyeongju 48The first waste has been placed within South Korea's underground low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste disposal facility at Gyeongju in North Gyeongsang province.

Preliminary findings positive for Swedish repository

Waste and Recycling

25 June 2015

Forsmark used fuel repository concept - 48The Swedish nuclear regulator has said it believes the country's radioactive waste management company can meet all the safety and radiation protection requirements for its planned repository for used nuclear fuel.