Dismantling of the 904 Cell at the HAO/Sud Facility

2013/07/01· Abstract La Hague facility, in France, is the spent fuel recycling plant wherein a part of the fuel coming from some of the French, German, Belgian, Swiss, Dutch and Japanese nuclear reactors is reprocessed before being recycled in order to separate certain radioactive elements ....

Recycling used nuclear fuel

2019/08/01· Recycling used nuclear fuel - The Orano la Hague site has been recycling 96% of nuclear materials in used nuclear fuel into new fuel for decad The remaining 4% nuclear ,...

What is nuclear waste and what do we do with it?

La Hague, France, has been recycling used nuclear fuel for decades (Image: Orano) Direct disposal The used fuel is placed in canisters which, in turn, are placed in tunnels and subsequently sealed with rocks and clay...

Nuclear energy

The CEA is behind the development of the French nuclear industry: together with EDF, they designed the first generation of reactors in the French fleet and most of the industrial-scale processes currently used in Areva's nuclear fuel...

How France is disposing of its nuclear waste

2014/03/04· Many countries agree the hazardous material - some of it at temperatures of 90C - has to be disposed of deep below ground where it can be isolated from all living things for tens of thousands of ....

Nuclear reprocessing

Nuclear reprocessing is the chemical separation of fission products and unused uranium from spent nuclear fuel[1] Originally, reprocessing was used solely to extract plutonium for producing nuclear weapons With commercialization of nuclear power, the reprocessed plutonium was recycled ,...

Aggregates

Hague supply the construction industry with a comprehensive range of quarried and recycled aggregates for applications such as highways, car parks, haul roads, sports pitches, new build sites, hard standings and drainage media...

La Hague site

The La Hague site is a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant at La Hague on the Cotentin Peninsula in northern France, with the Manche storage centre bordering on it Operated by Areva NC, formerly COGEMA (Compagnie générale des matiéres atomiques), La Hague has nearly half of the world's light water reactor spent nuclear fuel reprocessing ,...

Processing of Used Nuclear Fuel

The future plant will recycle used fuel and produce new MOX fuel It will be built along the lines of the technologies used at the Orano la Hague and Melox plants The site of the plant is being selected by the Chinese party, and the...

Why Doesn't US Recycle Nuclear Fuel?

2014/10/01· The nuclear material that cannot be recycled is imbedded in glass logs, where it will remain until France builds a deep-underground repository for unusable waste The United States now stores more ....

Argonne explains nuclear recycling in 4 minutes

2012/05/30· How to build a nuclear power plant -- video - Duration: 13:44 ScienceDuude 481,409 views 13:44 Debate: Does the world need nuclear energy? - Duration: 25:32 ....

ASN to monitor corrosion in La Hague evaporators

2016/02/25· ASN to monitor corrosion in La Hague evaporators 25 February 2016 Share A series of measurements of the thickness of the steel walls of some of the evaporators at Areva's La Hague reprocessing plant in northern France has ....

La Hague site

The La Hague site is a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant at La Hague on the Cotentin Peninsula in northern France, with the Manche storage centre bordering on it Operated by Orano, formerly AREVA, and prior to that COGEMA (Compagnie générale des matiéres atomiques), La Hague ,...