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GeoReN awarded framework agreement to support NND

GeoReN awarded framework agreement to support NND

The Finnish-German-Norwegian consortium Geological Repositories for Norway (GeoReN) has been awarded a framework agreement worth EUR40 million (USD41 million) to support the Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning agency in the management of radioactive waste.

Waste & Recycling 14 November 2022


Westinghouse to help decommission Norwegian research reactors

Westinghouse to help decommission Norwegian research reactors

Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded an engineering contract by Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning to plan the decommissioning of the country's two nuclear research reactors, located in Halden and Kjeller. The three-year agreement includes options up to six years and is valued up to NOK1 billion (USD99 million).

Waste & Recycling 18 July 2022



Contract for planning Norway's decommissioning programme 

Contract for planning Norway's decommissioning programme 

A joint venture between Jacobs UK Limited and Multiconsult Norge AS has been selected by Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning to plan the decommissioning of Norway's nuclear facilities. The joint venture was ranked highest in competitive bidding and will have first option to carry out work.

Waste & Recycling 30 June 2022


Nuclear vessel 'could be floating charging station for electric cruise ships'

Nuclear vessel 'could be floating charging station for electric cruise ships'

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein has launched the design concept for a replenishment, research and rescue vessel - referred to as Thor - that will feature a thorium molten salt reactor. It says the ship could be used as a mobile power/charging station for a new breed of battery-driven cruise ships.

New Nuclear 29 April 2022


Norway procures 'cradle to grave' IT solution

Norway procures 'cradle to grave' IT solution

Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning has awarded a NOK123 million (USD13.7 million), 12-year contract to the ICCircle consortium for the design, development and maintenance of a bespoke integrated software system to support nuclear decommissioning and waste management.

Waste & Recycling 10 March 2022


Tecnatom to supply Norway with SMR simulator

Tecnatom to supply Norway with SMR simulator

Spanish engineering firm Tecnatom has been awarded a contract by Norway's Institute for Energy Technology for the development and supply of a simulator based on small modular reactors.

Corporate 28 January 2022


Deep borehole disposal suitable for ERDO countries, study shows

Deep borehole disposal suitable for ERDO countries, study shows

Deep borehole disposal is a viable, cost-effective solution for all of the intermediate and high-level long-lived radioactive waste that is being temporarily stored by five European countries, according to a feasibility study by Deep Isolation. The study was commissioned by Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning on behalf of the European Repository Development Organisation, a multinational group established in 2021 to address the challenges of safely managing long-lived radioactive wastes either separately or in one combined mined repository.

Waste & Recycling 14 December 2021


Study shows all Norwegian fuel could be treated within two years

Study shows all Norwegian fuel could be treated within two years

A pilot study by Sweden's Studsvik AB shows that all of Norway's metallic uranium research reactor fuel could be processed using its oxidation process in less than two years. Several studies have already recommended chemical treatment of the fuel before it is disposed of in an underground repository.

Waste & Recycling 07 December 2021


US, Norway work together to eliminate HEU

US, Norway work together to eliminate HEU

The US Department of Energy and Norway’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advance a cooperative project to eliminate all of Norway’s highly enriched uranium by downblending it to low-enriched uranium. The MoU calls for downblending activities to begin in 2022 using Norway's existing infrastructure, followed by the eventual deployment of the DOE's Mobile Melt-Consolidate system.

Waste & Recycling 03 September 2021


Norwegian research reactor fuel to be recycled in UK

Norwegian research reactor fuel to be recycled in UK

Norway's Institute for Energy Technology has signed a contract with Westinghouse subsidiary Springfields Fuels Limited for the transfer of 3 tonnes of un-irradiated research reactor fuel to the UK for processing into new fuel for use in commercial nuclear power plants. The uranium fuel would otherwise have been treated as waste, stored and disposed of in Norway.

Waste & Recycling 28 May 2021