New deal to clean UK’s nuclear wastewater

Veolia’s nuclear solutions business will help clean wastewater at four nuclear sites in the UK. Its subsidiary, Kurion, will deliver the effluent treatment systems under a new contract with nuclear operator Magnox. It will design, build and install the Modular Active Effluent Treatment Plant (MAETP) systems at the Chapelcross, Hinkley Point A, Oldbury and Dungeness A sites. The technology […]

Veolia buys nuclear waste clean-up firm for $350m

Veolia has announced the acquisition of a nuclear waste clean-up firm for $350 million (£245m). Kurion is an US startup which also provides decommissioning as well as treatment of low-level radioactive waste. It stabilised Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in the wake of 2011 tsunami. The French company claims the purchase completes a critical part […]