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Work to prepare all foreign-owned high-level waste for return to overseas customers has been completed, the UK's Sellafield Ltd has announced. A total of 1840 containers have been prepared for return to overseas customers since 2008, as part of the closing out of commercial reprocessing contracts from the Thorp reprocessing plant.

Date: Saturday, 11 December 2021
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A new specialist nuclear transport organisation has officially launched today in the UK. Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS), part of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), operates Direct Rail Services (DRS) and Pacific Nuclear Transport Limited (PNTL), which offer rail and shipping services, respectively. The NDA is also in the process of integrating its radioactive waste management businesses.

Date: Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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The second and final shipment of high-level waste (HLW) from the UK to Switzerland has been completed. The waste resulted from the reprocessing and recycling of used nuclear fuel from Swiss nuclear power plants at Sellafield.

Date: Monday, 17 October 2016
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UK decommissioning services company Nuclear Engineering Services has been bought by Ansaldo Energia subsidiary Ansaldo Nucleare for EUR 36 million.

Date: Tuesday, 27 May 2014
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Hyperion Power Generation plans to build a small reactor manufacturing plant in the United Kingdom within the next two years. The firm says it plans to use the existing UK supply chain to build its 70MWt (27MWe), self-regulating reactor and that the UK will be its ‘launch pad’ for the European market.

Date: Thursday, 01 October 2009
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High-level radioactive waste from used nuclear fuel sent to the UK for reprocessing will be returned to its country of origin under a program to begin this financial year, the UK's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has announced.

Date: Tuesday, 29 September 2009
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GSE Systems has been awarded an $18 million contract to build a new nuclear power plant simulator for units 3 and 4 at Mochovce in Slovakia. The reactors will incorporate Siemens/Areva control systems.

Date: Tuesday, 17 March 2009
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