oil&gas

Cleaning and dismantling of the used fuel storage canisters

This project reflects NUVIA’s expertise in the overall management of decommissioning projects involving innovative solutions.

Project Parties

Client: AREVA NC
Awarding authority: CEA
General contractor: NUVIA Process

Project Challenges
  • Complex deck crane handling operations
  • Osbolete ventilation process
  • Canisters with different geometries
  • Waste at the bottom of the canisters
  • Layout modifications in irradiating facilities
  • Remote cutting and removal operations cutting and removal
Scope
  • Cutting, characterisation, packaging and removal of 120 supports and 94 canisters
  • Dismantling of the associated equipment
  • Radioactive clean-up of the building’s civil engineering work
Location

Country: France
Site: CEA MARCOULE
Unit: Reactor G1
Building: U G1 reactor warehouse

Key figures

  • Start in June 2008
    End in December 2017

  • Metal waste

    40T

  • Dosimetry

    75 h.MSV