TITLE

Cleaning up

AUTHOR(S)
Kaye, Chris
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Supply Management;7/17/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 15, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the role of private contractors in the decommissioning of aging nuclear power plants in Great Britain. Estimated costs associated with the decommissioning; Procurement models for different decommissioning projects; Role of liabilities management unit in the national clean-up challenge.
ACCESSION #
10727149

 

Related Articles

  • Contractors await power plant boom. Pearman, Ross // Contract Journal;4/6/2005, Vol. 427 Issue 6519, p2 

    Reports on the plan of civils contractors to bid for power plant decommissioning programme in Great Britain. Reasons of contractors for turning their attention to nuclear power station decommissioning; Possible construction projects provided by the program to contractors; Expected availability...

  • Kalkar nuclear plant will be dismantled.  // Modern Power Systems;Oct93, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p7 

    Reports on the plans of Germany's Kalkar council to redesignate the site of the Kalkar fast breeder nuclear power plants as an agricultural area. Failure of plans to convert the site to either an interim storage facility for radioactive waste or a gas turbine power plant; Site owner SBK's need...

  • World's oldest operating nuclear power station closes down.  // Click Green Newsletter;3/2/2012, Issue 10, p4 

    The article provides information on the closure of the oldest operating nuclear power plant Oldbury, near Bristol, England.

  • Waste management is U.K. plant's new mission as it shuts down.  // ENR: Engineering News-Record;06/22/98, Vol. 240 Issue 25, p14 

    Reports that the United Kingdom government's halt of commercial fuel reprocessing at the Dounreay nuclear plant in Scotland will switch its focus entirely to decommissioning and waste management. Estimated cost of retrieving and storing 700 cubic meters of underground radioactive wastes;...

  • TVA invests for decommissioning. Chambers, Ann // Power Engineering;Aug96, Vol. 100 Issue 8, p15 

    Reports on the decommissioning of the nuclear power plants in Tennessee Valley, Texas. Tennessee Valley Authority's investment of $400 million into trust funds to ensure decommissioning of the nuclear plants; Projected investment rate of return.

  • Power struggle. John, Geraint // Supply Management;7/17/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 15, p4 

    Discusses the decommissioning of ageing nuclear power plants in Great Britain. Role of private companies in cleaning up the legacy of nuclear power; Estimated costs associated with the decommissioning; Allocation of risk in the supply chain.

  • ROCKY FLATS: CLOSING IN ON CLOSURE. Ackland, Len // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p52 

    Focuses on the closure of the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant in Colorado. Security measures at the site; Progress of the decommissioning work; Design of the facility; Concern of the United States Department of Energy.

  • Wurgassen decommissioning.  // Modern Power Systems;Nov95, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p7 

    Reports on the application of German utility firm PreussenElektra to the NorthshrineWestphalia ministry for a license to decommission the Wurgassen nuclear power plant. Possibility of upgrading the plant.

  • DISMANTLING A NUCLEAR REACTOR. Gray, Kevin; Design, Bryan Christie // Fast Company;Jun2011, Issue 156, p34 

    The article presents information on the dismantling of a nuclear power plant located in Zion, Illinois which was started up in 1973 and shut down in 1998, focusing on the procedures necessary for disposing of radioactive waste.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics