Nuclear technology

United States Nuclear Power Plant Equipment Report 2020-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 4:58pm

The "United States Nuclear Power Plant Equipment Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "United States Nuclear Power Plant Equipment Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The United States nuclear power plant equipment market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 12% in the forecast period of 2020-2025, driven by the upcoming projects.
  • Island equipment holds the major investment share in nuclear power plant equipment.
  • The United States nuclear power plant equipment market is moderately consolidated.

Global Nuclear Decommissioning Services Industry

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 3:20pm

Upto 800 MW and 801 MW & Above for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027 III-45

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  • Upto 800 MW and 801 MW & Above for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027 III-45
    Decommissioning Services by Service - Immediate Dismantling,
    Services by Service - Immediate Dismantling, Deferred
    Exhibit 18: Electricity Production in Europe by Energy Source:
    Percentage Breakdown for Bioenergy and Waste; Coal, Lignite
    Decommissioning Services by Geographic Region - France,
    Services by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK and Rest of
    Breakdown of Value Sales for France, Germany, UK and Rest of
    Europe Markets for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027 III-53
    Decommissioning Services by Service - Immediate Dismantling,
    Services by Service - Immediate Dismantling, Deferred
    Value Sales for Immediate Dismantling, Deferred Dismantling and
    Entombment for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027 III-59
    Decommissioning Services by Service - Immediate Dismantling,
    Services by Service - Immediate Dismantling, Deferred
    Value Sales for Immediate Dismantling, Deferred Dismantling and
    Entombment for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027 III-67
    German Nuclear Reactors Shutdown Timeline: 2011-2022 III-69
    Decommissioning Services by Service - Immediate Dismantling,
    Services by Service - Immediate Dismantling, Deferred
    Value Sales for Immediate Dismantling, Deferred Dismantling and
    Entombment for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027 III-78
    Upto 800 MW and 801 MW & Above for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027 III-85
    Decommissioning Services by Service - Immediate Dismantling,
    Services by Service - Immediate Dismantling, Deferred
    The Spanish Nuclear Power Industry: An Overview III-89
    Nuclear Power Reactors in Sweden: Operational and Planned
    Decommissioning Services by Service - Immediate Dismantling,
    Decommissioning Services by Service - Immediate Dismantling,
    Value Sales for Immediate Dismantling, Deferred Dismantling and
    Entombment for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027 III-106

Skyharbour Partner Company Azincourt Mobilizes for Geophysical Program at the East Preston Uranium Project

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 1:30pm

They are familiar with East Preston, having done previous geophysical work on the project over the last few years.

Key Points: 
  • They are familiar with East Preston, having done previous geophysical work on the project over the last few years.
  • Skyharbour and Dixie Gold Inc. (Dixie Gold) entered into an Option Agreement (the Agreement) with Azincourt whereby Azincourt has an earn-in option to acquire a 70% working interest in a portion of the Preston Uranium Project known as the East Preston Property.
  • Extensive regional exploration work at East Preston was completed in 2013-14, including airborne electromagnetic (VTEM), magnetic and radiometric surveys.
  • Skyharbour has acquired from Denison Mines, a large strategic shareholder of the Company, a 100% interest in the Moore Uranium Project which is located 15 kilometres east of Denison's Wheeler River project and 39 kilometres south of Cameco's McArthur River uranium mine.

Idaho National Laboratory and University of Illinois Collaborate with Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation on Advanced Reactor Proposal

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 12:05am

SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Seattle-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation ( USNC ) has established two strategic partnerships with U.S. organizations Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to build and test the company's advanced Modular Micro Reactor (MMR).

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Seattle-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation ( USNC ) has established two strategic partnerships with U.S. organizations Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to build and test the company's advanced Modular Micro Reactor (MMR).
  • Ultra Safe Nuclear, the INL, and University of Illinois have jointly developed a proposal for submission to the Department of Energy's (DOE) for its Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (Risk Reduction).
  • At the Idaho National Laboratory, USNC has proposed to construct a micro-reactor power plant to support the demonstration of INL's Integrated Energy Systems (IES).
  • The Illinois reactor will be the first Gen IV reactor deployed at a university, and the first new U.S. university reactor in nearly 30 years.

United States Nuclear Power Reactor Decommissioning Report 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 3:45pm

The "United States Nuclear Power Reactor Decommissioning Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "United States Nuclear Power Reactor Decommissioning Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Factors such as nuclear power reactors reaching operational retirement are likely to drive the United States nuclear power reactor decommissioning market.
  • However, the high cost of decommissioning nuclear plants is expected to restrain the United States nuclear power reactor decommissioning market.
  • Due to being uneconomical in comparison to other energy sources, the commercial power reactor is expected to be the largest segment and is likely to dominate the United States nuclear power reactor decommissioning market.

Stork Awarded Inspection Quality Assurance Framework Agreement for Sellafield Nuclear Plant in the United Kingdom

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 9:19pm

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Stork, part of Fluors Diversified Services segment, was awarded a framework agreement for inspection quality assurance services by Sellafield Limited for its nuclear site in the United Kingdom.

Key Points: 
  • Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Stork, part of Fluors Diversified Services segment, was awarded a framework agreement for inspection quality assurance services by Sellafield Limited for its nuclear site in the United Kingdom.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201119006213/en/
    Steve Hunt (L), Storks Regional Director for the UK finalizes the agreement with Dave Tomlinson (R), Sellafields Head of Inspection Services, Inspection and Certification Group.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Stork is extremely pleased to have been awarded this specialist services contract by Sellafield, said Taco de Haan , Storks president.
  • Over the next three years, Stork will provide independent third-party inspection and quality assurance services for Sellafield Limited.

Deep Isolation's $20 Million Series A Raise Led by NAC International

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 1:00pm

BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Deep Isolation announced today it closed its $20 million Series A raise, led by nuclear industry leader NAC International Inc. (NAC).

Key Points: 
  • BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Deep Isolation announced today it closed its $20 million Series A raise, led by nuclear industry leader NAC International Inc. (NAC).
  • "Deep Isolation is leveraging proven horizontal drilling and conveyance technology from the oil and gas industry to develop a patent-protected method for effectively disposing of used nuclear fuel and high-level waste.
  • Deep Isolation applies directional drilling technology to safely and securely dispose of nuclear waste deep underground.
  • According to the terms of the deal announced today, NAC will take a seat on Deep Isolation's Board of Directors.

DOE Awards Navarro-ATL Team $389 Million Contract for Management and Operation of Hanford 222-S Laboratory

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 2:49pm

Awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as a small business set-aside, the contract is valued at approximately $389 million with a five-year base period and two one-year options.

Key Points: 
  • Awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as a small business set-aside, the contract is valued at approximately $389 million with a five-year base period and two one-year options.
  • Under the contract, the HLMI Teamincluding subcontractor AECOMwill operate, manage, and maintain the 222-S Laboratory Complex, a DOE Hazard Category 3 Nuclear Facility located in southeastern Washington State.
  • The 222-S Laboratorys primary mission is to provide analytical support for the storage and treatment of tank waste at the Hanford Site.
  • Our ever-broadening range of services to DOD, DOE, NNSA, NASA, and their prime contractors includes specialized environmental, nuclear, national security, and facilities management services.

NuScale Unveils Energy Exploration (E2) Center

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 1:00pm

NuScale Power announced today the opening of the worlds first NuScale Energy Exploration (E2) Center in Corvallis, Oregon.

Key Points: 
  • NuScale Power announced today the opening of the worlds first NuScale Energy Exploration (E2) Center in Corvallis, Oregon.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201117005266/en/
    NuScale Energy Exploration (E2) Center at Oregon State University (Photo: Business Wire)
    The E2 Center will offer users an exciting hands-on learning opportunity to apply nuclear science and engineering principles through simulated, real-world nuclear power plant operation scenarios.
  • NuScale is extremely proud to open the E2 Center and it is our hope that this learning facility will foster collaborative problem-solving and creative solutions that inspire future energy pioneers for generations to come.
  • The NuScale E2 Center at Oregon State University is the first of three planned installations of a NuScale power plant control room simulator at U.S. universities.

NWMO asked to lead development of an integrated radioactive waste management strategy for Canada

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 3:55pm

TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) will lead the development of an integrated radioactive waste management strategy, at the request of the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Natural Resources Canada.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) will lead the development of an integrated radioactive waste management strategy, at the request of the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Natural Resources Canada.
  • "This is important work, and we look forward to lending our expertise to make informed and practical recommendations to the Canadian government on a more comprehensive radioactive waste management strategy for low- and intermediate-level waste," said Laurie Swami, President and CEO of the NWMO.
  • Building on previous work, this strategy represents a next step to identify and address any gaps in radioactive waste management planning, while looking further into the future.
  • The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is implementingCanada'splan for the safe, long-term management of used nuclear fuel.