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Veolia Nuclear Solutions’ Prototype Tritium-Removal System Surpasses International Readiness Benchmark for Commercial Use

Veolia Nuclear Solutions’ prototype tritium-removal system has surpassed a key international benchmark for commercial readiness while exceeding its design goals, confirming the technology is suitable for wide spread industrial application. The prototype technology, known as the Modular Detritiation System® (MDS®), represents a new and effective tool for nuclear sites worldwide to manage the radioactive isotope […]

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Kurion Acquires U.K. Robotics Maker

Irvine-based Kurion Inc. has acquired a U.K. company that specializes in robotics and remote systems for handling hazardous materials.

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The Daily Startup: Nuclear Recovery Startup Kurion Buys a Robotics Company

Nuclear-waste recovery startup Kurion Inc. has bought Abingdon, U.K.-based Oxford Technologies.

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Inspector Gadget, but for Nuclear Waste

Four years after the Fukushima disaster, robots are cleaning up the contaminated power plant.

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The Daily Startup

Kurion, a nuclear-waste management startup, named Jacques Besnainou, a former executive at one of the world’s largest nuclear services companies, Areva, as president. Irvine, Calif.-based Kurion is doing cleanup work at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, as well as at Hanford Site, a nuclear waste dump in the U.S.

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The Big Cleanup

German public radio assesses the progress of the cleanup at Fukushima and examines new technologies that may assist in the coming years, such as Kurion’s modular detritiation system.

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Richland Company Helps Treat Leaking Radioactive Water In Japan

An environmental cleanup company with engineering headquarters in Richland, Washington, has just flown its second water treatment system to Japan with a massive plane

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TEPCO Contracts Second Kurion At-Tank Water Purification System

U.S. radioactive waste management company Kurion Inc. said it had received a contract for deployment of a second Kurion Mobile Processing System to assist clean up efforts at Fukushima.

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Nuclear Power: The Trouble with Tritium

Plant owner Tokyo Electric Power Co. finally has a process that removes all radionuclides except for tritium, which is bonded into water molecules. Existing tritium-removal techniques are deemed too costly and impractical. So the Japanese government is funding the development of promising alternatives.

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