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  • North Dakota Finds More Radioactive Oil Waste

    North Dakota confirmed Thursday (April 24, 2014) the discovery of a new radioactive dump of waste from oil drilling, and separately a company hired to clean up waste found in February at another location said it removed double the amount of radioactive material originally estimated to be there. The Canadian company hired to clean up the largest dump found so far, located at an abandoned gas ...


    By Associated Press

  • Coolant destruction is 4000 times cleaner than expected

    Emissions from a plant built to destroy one of Britain’s biggest environmental hazards have been up to 4000 times cleaner than its designers expected. Engineers believed they could reduce the levels of radioactivity in effluent from a new liquid metal destruction plant by up to a thousand times at most. But the £15 million plant built at Dounreay in northern Scotland has reported decontamination ...

  • RDS’s Mass Effect Solutions™ for topical Decontamination.

    Description: RDS’s Mass Effect Solutions™ for topical Decontamination. Users: First responders kits, Emergency RadDecon Kit. Ok for use on human skin.• Nuclear power plants, weapon manufacturers Nuclear labs • Hospitals  for decontamination of rooms used in radioactive medicine: • Government as a stockpile for decontamination due to dirty ...


    By KI Canada ltd.

  • Final preparations being made to return waste from Sellafield to overseas customers

    The programme of returning solid Highly Active Waste (HAW) from Sellafield to overseas customers is commencing today. The waste arises from the reprocessing of those customers’ used nuclear fuel at Sellafield. A single 113te flask, containing 28 stainless steel containers of solid HAW, is being transported from the Sellafield site, on a specially constructed rail wagon, to the port of Barrow. It ...


    By Sellafield Ltd

  • Milestone in hazard reduction as liquid metal is destroyed at Dounreay

    A clean-up team has safely destroyed the first of the major hazards from the experimental fast reactor programme at Dounreay, Scotland. They took more than 1500 tonnes of radioactive liquid metal from the Prototype Fast Reactor and turned it into harmless salt water. It is a milestone in the site clean-up, representing the first of the major hazards to be cleared since the decision was taken a ...

  • Nuclear regulators to review environmental modelling for radiation safety

    Issues of radiation safety and environmental protection go hand in hand. At the IAEA last week, experts from 40 countries examined the transfer of radionuclides to plant and animal life, to improve how risks are assessed and ultimately reduced. 'All nuclear facilities and uranium mines, in their day-to-day activities, release some amount of radioactive effluents into the environment, transferring ...

  • DOE Awards Contract for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Licensed Facilities

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to Spectra Tech, Inc. for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Licensed Facilities procurement. The NRC Licensed Facilities contract is for managing Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) storage facilities and licenses under NRC regulations. The scope includes the management and operation of the Fort Saint Vrain (FSV) Independent ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Webinar: compare oil water separation options

    Learn How To Prevent Heavy Plugging, Increase Time Between Cleanings, And Ensure Compliance With Your Oily Wastewater Processing. Register and Attend For Free On Thursday July 28th Mercer International's David Goding and international industry expert Philip D'Angelo taped a webinar geared toward helping engineering, ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Savannah River Site Achieves Waste Transfer First

    The EM program and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) made history recently by safely transferring radioactive liquid waste from F Tank Farm to H Tank Farm using a central control room. SRS has two tank farms where 37 million ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • US Nuclear Corp announces aerial radiation detection

    US Nuclear Corp is proud to announce the Aerial Radiation Detection instruments of the DroneRAD system.  In this time of multiple threats to our security: dirty bombs; cyber crime; shooters in public places; homemade bombs; misinformation; etc. we feel extremely vulnerable; perhaps more vulnerable than ever before.  With the advent of Drone technology now ...


    By Technical Associates

  • Kurion Announces Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Contaminated Water Cesium Levels Reduced by More than 40%

    Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear waste management, announced that as of August 17th cesium levels in the contaminated ...


  • Managing Hydrofracking Data in Cloud

     There is little dispute in both scientific and business communities that groundwater protection and water usage in general at hydrofracking sites provide the biggest challenges for this young and promising industry. To date, criticism of fracking has focused mainly on concerns that the chemicals energy companies are mixing with the water could contaminate underground aquifers. Although ...


    By Locus Technologies

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