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Latest Nuclear decommissioning Stories

2013-12-23 16:20:54

Agreement Includes Significant Contributions to Economic Development, Clean Energy & Site Restoration MONTPELIER, Vt., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Peter Shumlin, Attorney General Bill Sorrell, and Bill Mohl, President of Entergy Wholesale Commodities, today announced a settlement agreement between the State and the owner and operator of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (Entergy VY). The Agreement brings...

2013-09-12 23:25:54

Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos (ENRESA), the Spanish agency responsible for radioactive waste management and nuclear plant decommissioning, to segment the reactor vessel head and reactor vessel at the José Cabrera Nuclear Power Station. Madrid, Spain (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by ENRESA (Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos), the Spanish agency...

2013-03-19 23:01:26

As part of its updated business plan, the NDA currently has an annual expenditure of almost £3 billion a year. £1.3 billion of this enters the supply chain at various levels below the SLCs, delivering massive opportunities for decommissioning service providers. (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 To advance the latest industry developments and learn from the first-hand experience of others, Sellafield´s supply chain experts will be meeting with key decommissioning organisations...

2012-08-10 23:02:23

With the decommissioning projects costing up to $5billion, it is critical for decommissioning managers to complete their projects on time and within their stringent allocated budgets. (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 In order to do so, important questions have to be asked including: What are the most efficient ways of prioritizing and allocating funds to various projects on site to mitigate fiscal risk? Which contractual model will best suit the project and enable you to work effectively...

2012-06-14 23:00:13

DD&R 2012 to Feature Sharing of Best Practices and Optimal Management Techniques LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 The American Nuclear Society (ANS) Annual Conference, to be held June 24-28 in Chicago, IL, will feature an embedded topical meeting on Decommissioning, Decontamination and Reutilization (DD&R 2012), ANS President Eric Loewen, PhD, announced today. “DD&R 2012 is the premiere forum to discuss the social, regulatory, scientific, and technical aspects of...

2012-02-14 12:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company has named Robert (Bob) D. Copp as project director for the Hematite Decommissioning Project (HDP), an initiative to clean up, decommission and complete license retirement in a safe and environmentally appropriate manner of the former Hematite fuel fabrication facility. The facility manufactured uranium fuel for the U.S. Government (including the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Department of Energy) and commercial electric power...

2012-01-17 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it signed a resource protocol for the recruitment of employees from Magnox Limited to Jacobs' United Kingdom operations. Given Jacobs' extensive experience providing life cycle services to the nuclear industry, this resource protocol provides Jacobs access to a highly skilled pool of talent with which to augment and develop its various teams of experts serving the...

2011-09-22 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A joint venture of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC), AMEC, Costain and Babcock announced today that it has been awarded a contract worth up to $109 million (GBP67 million) over four years, by Magnox Limited at the Trawsfynydd nuclear power station in North Wales, United Kingdom. The work, awarded to the ACTUS joint venture as part of an intermediate level waste (ILW) framework contract, involves decommissioning across three waste...

2011-06-21 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuclear utility representatives from 16 European Union (EU) countries attended Westinghouse Electric Company's Stress Test Workshop in Brussels, Belgium. Westinghouse conducted the workshop to support utility customers as they formulate plans to implement an EU agreement to hold nuclear plant stress tests. The tests will assess the resistance of the EU's 143 reactors to natural disasters, as well as to man-made failures and actions. "The...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

SLIEDRECHT, The Netherlands and BRISTOL, England, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UNIT4 (http://www.unit4.com/), the world's leading provider of business software for Businesses Living IN Change (BLINC(TM)), today announced that it has secured a new contract with nuclear power specialist Magnox Ltd. The contract is worth approximately GBP2.5million in software and services to UNIT4 and will see Magnox replace its SAP system and implement Route 66, the latest version of UNIT4's Agresso...