Nuclear

CHT Builds Steel Storage Canisters for Used Nuclear Fuel

CHT Builds Steel Storage Canisters for Used Nuclear Fuel

How is used nuclear fuel safely transported from the nuclear reactor and stored? Find out with a look at Columbiana Hi Tech’s (CHT)103,000 sq. ft.… Read More

Significant Progress on MOX Project Achieves 70% Completion

Significant Progress on MOX Project Achieves 70% Completion

February 9, 2016 0 comments
Posted in MOX Project, Plutonium Disposal (MOX)

Achieving maximum value from meager funding, the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (also called MOX Project) sustained a 3-4 percent annual completion rate and is… Read More

Teaming Up for Comprehensive BWR Repair Solutions

Teaming Up for Comprehensive BWR Repair Solutions

January 25, 2016 0 comments
Posted in News, Nuclear, Reactors

AREVA and Structural Integrity Associates, Inc. (SI) have signed a teaming agreement to provide comprehensive repair solutions to the U.S. boiling water reactor (BWR) fleet.… Read More

U.S. Nonproliferation Leaders Support MOX Project

U.S. Nonproliferation Leaders Support MOX Project

November 18, 2015 0 comments
Posted in MOX Project, News, Plutonium Disposal (MOX)

Gorton, Lugar, Richardson Say MOX is Nonproliferation Path with Most Certainty Three senior leaders of the global nonproliferation effort have strongly recommended the completion and… Read More

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TVA Watts Bar 2 Reactor Brings New Nuclear Energy to a New Century

October 26, 2015 0 comments
Posted in Reactors

When does 1 + 2 = 2,300? When it represents the addition of TVA’s Watts Bar 2 new nuclear reactor’s 1,150 megawatts of clean air… Read More

Visitors Shake, Rattle and Roll with AREVA Operational Excellence Innovations

Visitors Shake, Rattle and Roll with AREVA Operational Excellence Innovations

October 15, 2015 0 comments
Posted in Innovation, Reactors

It’s one thing to talk about the innovative solutions AREVA employees are creating and implementing in the U.S. nuclear energy industry, but showing customers and… Read More

Opinions Shouldn’t Cloud 5 Key Facts about the MOX Project

Opinions Shouldn’t Cloud 5 Key Facts about the MOX Project

September 21, 2015 0 comments
Posted in MOX Project, Plutonium Disposal (MOX)

As often stated, “Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but they are not entitled to their own facts” … and opinions are flying around… Read More

Blogging About Consolidated Interim Used Nuclear Fuel Storage

Blogging About Consolidated Interim Used Nuclear Fuel Storage

September 10, 2015 0 comments
Posted in Safe Used Fuel Management, Waste Confidence

Over at Neutron Bytes, blogger Dan Yurman posted on the national urgency and business opportunity for private companies proposing interim solutions to store used nuclear… Read More

Resident Engineers: What goes around, comes around for the nuclear industry

Resident Engineers: What goes around, comes around for the nuclear industry

September 2, 2015 0 comments
Posted in Nuclear, Workforce Development

Over the past several months, AREVA began ramping up its Resident Engineer (RE) program again, which was first introduced more than 20 years ago. In… Read More

The Safest, Surest Path to Moving Stranded Used Nuclear Fuel

The Safest, Surest Path to Moving Stranded Used Nuclear Fuel

At 65 sites in 33 states across the United States, the only thing remaining of the nuclear reactors that reliably pumped out millions of megawatt-hours… Read More