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  • Filtration Systems for Nuclear Decommissioning

    Porvair Filtration Group is a specialist supplier of clean-up filtration systems for nuclear decommissioning and decontamination. As processes are developed to deal with nuclear legacy waste and strict legislation defines storage conditions, Porvair has developed solutions to meet increasingly complex filtration problems associated with decommissioning and decontamination ...


    By Porvair Filtration Group

  • Global Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Industry to 2030

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Industry - Global Market Size and Competitive Landscape Analysis to 2030" to its huge collection of research reports. The Report Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Industry ...


  • Appointment of new Chair to the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

    Business Secretary John Hutton today announced the appointment of Stephen Henwood as the new Chair of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). The appointment will take effect from 1 March 2008. Mr Hutton said: 'This is a significant appointment and I am confident that Stephen Henwood's extensive commercial and financial experience will be invaluable in the next critical phases of the NDA's ...


  • Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management Conference, Manchester, UK

    “The Government are funding the largest ever amount of expenditure on the UK civil nuclear clear-up programme.” Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, Minister of State, DECC It is estimated that over £70 billion will be spent decommissioning civil nuclear sites Due to the success of our Nuclear New Build conference in January there is a new conference launch for the nuclear sector from C5. We have ...


    By C5 Communications Limited

  • Contingent liability: indemnification by the nuclear decommissioning authority

    The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is responsible for the decommissioning and clean-up of the United Kingdom’s civil public nuclear legacy sites, using competition for contracts to bring in world class expertise to enhance innovation, improve clean-up and deliver value for money. The NDA’s competition to choose a new Parent Body Organisation (PBO) to take ownership of Magnox ...

  • New Study: Zion Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning

    MarketReportsOnline.com offers “Zion Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning - A High-Risk Move by Energy Solutions" market research report in its library. The decommissioning of Zion Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), located in Zion, Illinois, which ceased to operate in 1998, is going to be a high-risk move for Energy Solutions, Inc. (Energy Solutions). Energy Solutions, under its long-term license ...


  • Decommissioning is a significant part of nuclear power’s GHG impact

    The greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions produced during the decommissioning phase of nuclear power plants may have been underestimated in previous assessments, new research suggests. The study estimated that the decommissioning process for a German plant resulted in 1 651 265 tonnes of CO2 (or equivalent) emissions, or 0.825 tonnes of CO2 equivalent per tonne of waste. While the researchers ...

  • Appointment of non-executive directors to the board of the nuclear decommissioning authority

    Energy and Climate Change Minister Mike O'Brien today announced the appointment of four non-executive directors to the Board of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). The successful candidates are Janette Brown, Patrick Dixon, David Owens and Alistair Wivell. Welcoming the appointments, Mike O'Brien said: 'Cleaning up the UK's nuclear legacy cost effectively is a top priority for the ...


  • UK nuclear waste repository will save GBP 100m, says decommissioning body

    An historic milestone in the UK's civil nuclear industry was achieved last week when the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority awarded the contract for the management and operation of the Low Level Waste Repository, near Drigg in West Cumbria, to UK Nuclear Waste Management Ltd (UKNWM) – the consortium led by URS Corporation - Washington Division and including Studsvik, Areva and Serco Assurance. The ...

  • Appointment of Stephen Henwood CBE as Chairman of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

    The Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, Ed Davey, has today announced the appointment of Stephen Henwood CBE for a further three-year term as Chairman of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). Stephen Henwood was appointed Chairman of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority on 1 March 2008 and is responsible for the operation, decommissioning and clean up of 19 legacy nuclear ...

  • Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia to get more aid to decommission nuclear plants

    EU financial aid to help Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia to complete the decommissioning of the Kozloduy, Ignalina and Bohunice nuclear power plants in the next EU budget period (2014-2020) was approved by MEPs on Tuesday. These power plants are "too dated and could not be cost-effectively upgraded to meet the minimum required safety standards" says rapporteur Giles Chichester (ECR, UK). The new ...


    By European Parliament

  • Funded Decommissioning Programmes guidance - consultation on regulations

    The Government today launched a six-week consultation on plans to amend the technical regulations that support the provisions in the Energy Act 2008 on decommissioning and clean-up of nuclear sites. The Government legislated in the Energy Act 2008 to ensure that operators of new nuclear power stations will have secure ...

  • Tetronics Supports Sellafield with Nuclear Decommissioning Research – Potentially Delivering Significant Economic Benefit to the UK

    Tetronics has been commissioned to run trials for Sellafield Ltd using its plasma technology to convert a simulated Intermediate Level Waste (ILW) into a stabilised form with a considerable level of volume reduction. Tetronics Ltd., a global leader in the supply of Direct Current (DC) plasma waste recovery plants for the treatment of hazardous waste and metal recovery, today announced that it has ...

  • Market of Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Set for Surge as Half of World’s Reactors to Shut by 2030

    Approximately half of the world’s nuclear reactors are expected to be closed by 2030, creating a substantial market for the commercial nuclear reactor decommissioning industry in the years to come, states a new report on Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Industry. According to the report “Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Industry - Global Market Size and Competitive Landscape Analysis to ...


  • Charles Hendry Written Ministerial Statement: Publication of new nuclear waste and decommissioning financing

    Written Ministerial Statement by Charles Hendry, Minister of State for Energy I have today laid before Parliament Funded Decommissioning Programme (FDP) Guidance for prospective operators of New Nuclear Power Stations, together with the Government Response to the December 2010 consultation on draft FDP Guidance and a Waste Transfer Pricing Methodology for the disposal of higher ...

  • Workshop `Radiological characterisation for decommissioning`, Studsvik, Sweden 17-19 April 2012

    Workshop "Radiological characterisation for decommissioning", Studsvik, Sweden 17-19 April 2012 Geovariances’ consultant is to present "Data Analysis for Radiological Characterisation: Geostatistical and Statistical Complementarity". The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), in co-operation with Studsvik Nuclear AB, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM), Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste ...


    By Geovariances

  • Five-Year Technology Development Strategic Plan Targets EM’s Decommissioning Challenges

    Leaders from EM headquarters and field offices and the UK’s Sellafield nuclear site gathered recently to discuss developing technologies needed to address decommissioning challenges across the Cold War cleanup program. Staff from EM’s ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Nuclear Power’s Uncertain Future

    Global nuclear generation capacity increased by 4.2 gigawatts (GW), or 1.1 percent, to 373.1 GW and the number of operational reactors also increased by two units to a total of 437 nuclear reactors worldwide last year, according to the new Vital Signs Online trend released by the Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org). The increases are net figures, taking into account ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Nuclear power: bruised but not broken

    Earlier this month, an explosion in the energy sector caused immense destruction, costing the lives of more than 40 people ... but most of us barely noticed it. The deaths of the coal miners, up to 4,000 feet below ground in western Pakistan, were eclipsed by the international attention given to the crisis in another energy sector — nuclear power — as engineers working in the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Nuclear electricity: a fallen dream?

    Nuclear power is no magic solution, argues Pervez Hoodbhoy — it's not safe, or cheap, and it leads to weapons programmes. A string of energy-starved developing countries have looked at nuclear power as the magic solution. No oil, no gas, no coal needed – it's a fuel with zero ...


    By SciDev.Net

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