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Nukem completes mock-up of waste cementation system

Nukem completes mock-up of waste cementation system

Germany's Nukem Technologies Engineering Services GmbH - a subsidiary of Russia's TVEL - announced that the experimental setup for its state-of-the-art in-barrel cementation facility has been successfully completed.

Waste & Recycling 29 January 2024


Eight truck convoy delivers giant German SANS to Argentina's Neutron Beam Laboratory

Eight truck convoy delivers giant German SANS to Argentina's Neutron Beam Laboratory

The small-angle neutron scattering instrument is 33 metres long when assembled and has been donated by the German Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin institute following the closure of the BER-II reactor in 2019. It will be reassembled and come into operation when Argentina's RA-10 multipurpose research reactor begins operating.

New Nuclear 12 January 2024


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No centralised logistics centre for German repository

No centralised logistics centre for German repository

Plans for a centralised low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste logistics centre at the former Würgassen nuclear power plant have been shelved by the German Federal Environment Ministry due to "too many legal and planning risks". The waste would then have been sent to the Konrad repository for disposal.

Waste & Recycling 18 December 2023


Decommissioning of Grohnde set to begin

Decommissioning of Grohnde set to begin

The Lower Saxony Ministry for the Environment, Energy and Climate Protection has issued the first decommissioning and dismantling permit to PreussenElektra for the Grohnde nuclear power plant.

Waste & Recycling 12 December 2023


CNL, ITM join up to produce rare medical isotope

CNL, ITM join up to produce rare medical isotope

Germany-based radiopharmaceutical biotech company ITM Isotope Technologies Munich SE and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories have launched Actineer, a joint venture for the industrial-scale production of actinium-225.

Corporate 19 October 2023


Germany stepping up investment in fusion

Germany stepping up investment in fusion

Germany will invest more than EUR1 billion (USD1.1 billion) in fusion research over the next five years, Federal Research Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger announced.

Nuclear Policies 07 September 2023


Studsvik, GNS collaborate on waste technology

Studsvik, GNS collaborate on waste technology

Swedish nuclear technical services provider Studsvik and German radioactive waste specialist GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service mbH have formed a strategic and exclusive cooperation to implement Studsvik's inDRUM technology for the German market. inDRUM is a patented technology for the treatment of problematic wastes, such as legacy wastes in aging drums.

Waste & Recycling 04 September 2023


Grafenrheinfeld reaches new decommissioning milestone

Grafenrheinfeld reaches new decommissioning milestone

The process of treating, cleaning and emptying the 14-metre-deep fuel element storage pool at the Grafenrheinfeld nuclear power plant in Germany has been completed. It follows the emptying and cleaning of the reactor pool at the end of last year.

Waste & Recycling 24 August 2023


Gorleben mine to be backfilled

Gorleben mine to be backfilled

A contract has been awarded for the backfilling of the former salt mine in Gorleben, Lower Saxony - previously considered a possible site for geological disposal of Germany's high-level radioactive waste.

Waste & Recycling 16 August 2023


Marvel Fusion and CSU partner on US laser facility

Marvel Fusion and CSU partner on US laser facility

German laser fusion developer Marvel Fusion and the USA's Colorado State University are to create a public-private partnership for the construction of a USD150 million high-power laser and fusion research facility on the CSU Foothills Campus.

New Nuclear 08 August 2023