Nuclear facilities that are no longer operating due to economic factors, licensing issues, end-of-life components or other reasons are candidates for decommissioning and dismantling (D&D), followed by site restoration.
Westinghouse is known as a global industry expert in D&D, based on its proven abilities in past and ongoing work. The company offers integrated project experience that incorporates lessons learned and knowledge of local requirements to deliver improved value to its customers. It has an exceptionally skilled resource base and continues to build on that skill set through innovation and development of new technologies.
Westinghouse also provides comprehensive, integrated services and state-of-the-art solutions for spent fuel and the treatment and handling of radioactive waste, and offers proven solutions for the interim storage and final disposal of low-, intermediate- and high-level waste.
Hematite Nuclear Fuel Plant Decommissioning Project
Hematite, Missouri (USA)
With all D&D and waste management projects, there are three important factors for both the customer and Westinghouse to keep in mind:
Specific to D&D and waste management, Westinghouse’s global capabilities include:
Segmentation of core shroud cover
Sorting box and super compactor
The Terminator™ Canister Welding System performing a successful canister closure
Spent Fuel Services
Recognized as a proven supplier of quality nuclear services, Westinghouse offers its customers both expertise and experience, based on its integral approach, and supports all the phases of a project, from concept and licensing to implementation and work supervision.
With more than 50 years of global experience in the nuclear industry, Westinghouse has acquired extensive experience in decommissioning nuclear facilities including pressurized water reactors, boiling water reactors, gas- cooled reactors, sodium-cooled reactors, research reactors and fuel fabrication plants.
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