Safe Used Fuel Management

Used Nuclear Fuel Storage Sites Unfazed by Hurricane Matthew

Used Nuclear Fuel Storage Sites Unfazed by Hurricane Matthew

October 21, 2016 0 comments
Posted in Safe Used Fuel Management

For the first time in more than a decade, a major hurricane packing winds exceeding 100 miles per hour swept past five U.S. nuclear energy… Read More

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

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

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

“What are the radiation levels at a nuclear fuel storage site?”  (plus 9 more FAQs)

“What are the radiation levels at a nuclear fuel storage site?” (plus 9 more FAQs)

Questions naturally arise when a community considers safely storing and managing used nuclear fuel. We can help with those answers. During our nearly 50 years… Read More

Drone Video: New CHT Nuclear Component Manufacturing Facility

Drone Video: New CHT Nuclear Component Manufacturing Facility

Slated for completion in Spring 2015, the new Columbiana Hi Tech (CHT) building in Kernersville, N.C., will significantly expand the company’s capacity to manufacture nuclear… Read More

The Future is Now – Safe Used Nuclear Fuel Transport and Storage

The Future is Now – Safe Used Nuclear Fuel Transport and Storage

Used nuclear fuel transport and storage in the U.S. were hot topics at INMM’s Spent Fuel Seminar last week. Perspectives from the Department of Energy… Read More

Nuclear Power: Part of the Climate Change Solution

Nuclear Power: Part of the Climate Change Solution

Over at the Washington Post‘s Wonkblog, Chris Mooney writes about a new letter from 71 ecologists and conservation researchers urging the conservation and environmental community to support nuclear power… Read More

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NUHOMS Receives First and Only NRC-Approved Aging Management Plan for Canisters Containing High Burn-up Fuel

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently approved a 40-year license renewal for the AREVA TN NUHOMS® dry-cask independent spent fuel storage installation at Exelon Generation’s… Read More

FUTURIX-FTA Fuel Pin

Fast Breeder Reactor Research Includes Safe Nuclear Fuel Transportation

November 6, 2014 0 comments
Posted in Reactors, Safe Used Fuel Management

Inside an AREVA TN “TN-106” nuclear transport package, a set of experimental nuclear fuel pins recently returned to Idaho National Laboratory (INL) from the Phénix… Read More