‘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

US startup unveils battery made from nuclear waste that could last up to 28,000 years

The nano-diamond battery’s power comes from radioactive isotopes used in nuclear reactors

Cumbrian firm wins £30m Sellafield contract

TSP Engineering will provide containers that will transfer nuclear waste from the Magnox Swarf Storage Silo to newly-built storage facilities on the Sellafield site

New £20m project to support research into safe nuclear waste disposal

The Radioactive Waste Management Research Support Office will provide independent evidence-based research to underpin the development of a geological disposal facility in the UK

Environment protection key consideration when evaluating nuclear waste disposal sites

A Geological Disposal Facility will put waste hundreds of metres deep underground and will only be built where there is both a ‘willing community and a suitable site’

Martin Chown appointed as new chief of Sellafield

The company is responsible for the safe and secure operation and clean-up of the Sellafield nuclear site

World’s first nuclear waste storage facility in Finland moves forward

Developer Posiva plans to store spent nuclear fuel at a depth of around 400 to 450 metres in the Onkalo bedrock on Olkiluoto island