Government & Policy

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

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

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

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

AREVA Federal Services Nearing Final Design of Battelle Energy Alliance INL Disposal Project

AREVA Federal Services Nearing Final Design of Battelle Energy Alliance INL Disposal Project

March 25, 2015 0 comments
Posted in Innovation, Waste Confidence

Less than one year after being awarded the contract, AREVA Federal Services (AFS) is nearing final design completion for the Battelle Energy Alliance Remote-Handled Low-Level… 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