Five UK firms chosen to demonstrate innovative tech to tackle radioactive waste

They will work on a mixed pile of non-radioactive waste, with the aim of proving they can increase recycling rates, reduce the number of waste containers sent for disposal and reduce the hazard to people and the environment

‘Eternally charged’ smartwatches to become real with nuclear waste-powered battery

The NDB Technology team behind the battery that could allegedly last up to 28,000 years spoke to ELN about the new application of their technology

UK greenlights one of Sellafield nuclear site’s ‘biggest ever’ construction projects

The Sellafield Product and Residue Store Retreatment Plant will treat and store historic nuclear waste for at least 100 years

Norway’s unspent uranium to be used in the UK

The Institute for Energy Technology in Norway has agreed to send three tonnes of unirradiated uranium to the British fuel manufacturing business Springfields Fuels Limited

Sellafield nuclear site faces bullying and harassment allegations

Workers reportedly describe how racial, sexist and homophobic bullying had become routine

New £5m project supports UK’s nuclear waste disposal programme

Testing has started on a new system to seal deep boreholes

‘Nuclear waste-powered battery that could keep charge for nine years to hit market by 2023’

That’s the suggestion from Dr Nima Golsharifi, Chief Executive Officer of NDB who spoke to FNZ about a new technology developed by his company

Swedish council votes in favour of nuclear waste disposal facility

The final decision now lies with the Swedish Government and is the last remaining decision point for developer SKB to obtain the construction licence for the repository in Forsmark

UK to return high-level nuclear waste to Germany

Preparations are underway for the first of the three shipments in late 2020

Contract worth £7.5m awarded for world’s deepest nuclear clean-up

Nuvia and its partner Graham Construction will provide advanced transition works at the 65-metre deep shaft and silo at the Dounreay nuclear site