Read more about the article Cornerstone Marking Ukraine’s Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility Placed in Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone
From L to R : Yuriy Nedashkovsky , Dr. Kris Singh, and Victoria Starostenko (interpreter) at the press conference

Cornerstone Marking Ukraine’s Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility Placed in Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone

On August 26, 2014, Ukraine's nuclear elite gathered in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to commemorate the initiation of the long planned Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility (CSFSF).

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Read more about the article Holtec International Calls Export-Import Bank Critical to the Independence of Ukraine’s Nuclear Energy Sector
Jay Timmons (National Association of Manufacturers), Danny Roderick (Westinghouse Electric Company), and Pierre Oneid (Holtec International) urge Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank. Photo by Ian Wagreich.

Holtec International Calls Export-Import Bank Critical to the Independence of Ukraine’s Nuclear Energy Sector

On July 25, 2014, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) hosted a roundtable discussion with business leaders from Holtec International and Westinghouse Electric Company to urge Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, which is critical to hundreds of Pennsylvania companies and thousands of workers to grow sales overseas in a highly competitive global economy.

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Read more about the article Ukraine’s Nuclear Regulatory Leadership Visits Holtec to Confer on Major Safety Issues Related to Monitored Storage and Transport of Used Nuclear Fuel
Delegates from Ukraine meet with specialists from Holtec International. Pictured in the front row (L-R) are: second from left Mr. Igor Shevchenko (President, SSTC), third from left Mr. Sergiy Bozhko (Chairman, SNRIU), and fourth from left Dr. Kris Singh (CEO, Holtec).

Ukraine’s Nuclear Regulatory Leadership Visits Holtec to Confer on Major Safety Issues Related to Monitored Storage and Transport of Used Nuclear Fuel

Ukraine's recently appointed Chairman of SNRIU (nation's regulatory authority), Mr. Sergiy Bozhko, Mr. Igor Shevchenko, President of SSTC (regulator's national consultant), and their aides visited Holtec International's Marlton, New Jersey operations center on July 21 to familiarize Holtec with their reconfigured licensing review structure for increased effectiveness.

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Read more about the article Energoatom, Holtec International Start Design of Central Storage Facility for Used Nuclear Fuel
Dr. Singh (left) and Mr. Nedaskovsky (right) ink the agreement in Kiev on June 24, 2014

Energoatom, Holtec International Start Design of Central Storage Facility for Used Nuclear Fuel

The Presidents of Holtec International, Dr. Kris Singh, and NAEK Energoatom, Yuriy Nedashkovskiy, signed an amendment to the Contract for construction of the Central Storage Facility for spent nuclear fuel on 24 June 2014 in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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Read more about the article Ukraine’s Long Stalled Development of a Central Storage Facility for Used Fuel Gathers Momentum
Map of Ukraine Showing the Locations of the Rivne, Khmelnitsky, South Ukraine, and the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Sites. The Central Spent Fuel Facility Will Be Located Inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

Ukraine’s Long Stalled Development of a Central Storage Facility for Used Fuel Gathers Momentum

Ukraine, Europe's third largest nuclear operator, has finally taken concrete steps to re-start its long stalled project to establish a domestic interim storage facility for housing its used fuel.

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Read more about the article Double Wall Canister to Store & Transport Used Nuclear Fuel Enters Production at the Holtec Manufacturing Division in Pittsburgh
DWC Manufacturing Station in the Fabrication Bay at HMD

Double Wall Canister to Store & Transport Used Nuclear Fuel Enters Production at the Holtec Manufacturing Division in Pittsburgh

We are pleased to announce the start of manufacturing of the latest Holtec nuclear storage and transport container, a version designed for Ukraine, christened the Double Wall Canister (DWC).

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Chernobyl Dry Storage Project Advances to the Last Phase

Holtec was given the release by the Ukraine's State Specialized Enterprise Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant to begin the final phase of the dry storage project to complete the site's 100 year life facility that will store the 22,000 used fuel assemblies from Chernobyl Units 1, 2, and 3.

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Chernobyl’s Twelve-Year Long Quest to Place Used Nuclear Fuel in Dry Storage Clears a Critical Hurdle

We are pleased to report that Holtec's technology to place Chernobyl's irradiated fuel in a storage facility with multiple barriers to ensure long-term environmental isolation has been approved by the State Nuclear Regulatory Committee of Ukraine and by all of the country's national institutions and ministries responsible for reviewing the application to protect public health and safety.

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