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  • November 15, 2017

    Nuclear energy: safety management of spent fuel

    The strategy for the management of spent nuclear fuel in Spain aims, first and foremost, to guarantee the safety of people and protection of the environment. The first phase involves Dry Fuel Storage, (without the need for an active cooling system), inside a series of casks especially designed for ...

    August 11, 2017

    UK: Development of safe nuclear components

    In September 2016, the British Government approved the construction of a new nuclear power station in Somerset, South West England. The Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant will be the first to be built in the UK in over 20 years. It will feature two European Pressurized Reactors (EPR™), ...

    May 17, 2017

    Ukraine: improving nuclear legacy

    As a consequence of the accident at the Chernobyl plant (1986), the cleaning, decontamination and decommissioning of the damaged reactor is still today, an activity of certain importance in Ukraine. If we also consider the wastes derived from the activity of the other 15 operating reactors, as well ...

    March 20, 2017

    A new generation of nuclear power plants

    The French company, Électricité de France (EDF), is close to completing the construction of the new 1,650 MWe nuclear reactor at Flamanville (Normandy). This new reactor design called the European Pressurized Reactor (EPR), is a Generation III+ reactor. The EPR is the evolution of the pressurized ...

    October 3, 2016

    Monography M30: Shear Resistance of structural elements without stirrups

    Last October 3rd it was presented at “ETSI de Caminos, Canales y Puertos” of Madrid the Monography M30 about Shear Resistance of Structural Elements without Stirrups of ACHE and in which has participated Patricio Padilla, a workmate of Madrid office. ACHE is a nonprofit association declared as ...

    June 14, 2016

    Walking with giants

    On May 31, 2016, IDOM established an important partnership agreement with the Russian atomic energy institution Rosatom. During the celebration of "ATOMEXPO 2016 International Forum" in Moscow, the president of "Rusatom International Network", Alexander Merten and the IDOM Nuclear Services area ...

    February 24, 2016

    Protecting people and the environment

    As result of the Stress Tests carried out by IDOM after the accident at Fukushima, the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN) required the implementation of a Filtered Containment Venting System (FCVS) in Ascó and Vandellós II NPPs before the end of 2016. This system is able to protect the ...

    January 20, 2015

    Decommissioning nuclear power plants

    The components removed from decommissioned nuclear power plants have completed wither part or all of their lifecycle under a normal operation; therefore, they are enormously valuable in terms of research as they can be used to contrast technical studies and laboratory experiments. The result of ...

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