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Veolia Nuclear Solutions works with Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to Demonstrate New Disposition Path for Radioactive Contaminated Reactive Metal Waste Streams

Veolia Nuclear Solutions announced the successful demonstration of their GeoMelt® In-Container Vitrification (ICV)™ process for treatment of reactive metals. Veolia, under contract with Idaho National Laboratory (owned by the U.S. Department of Energy and managed by Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC) demonstrated safe conversion of sodium metal to a non-reactive vitrified oxide form.  The demonstration, supported […]

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Veolia Nuclear Solutions: a new world-class player in nuclear facility clean-up and treatment of low-and intermediate-level radioactive waste

Veolia today announced it is unifying its activities in the nuclear cleanup field under a new entity called NUCLEAR SOLUTIONS, that underscores Veolia’s standalone ability to confront the unique environmental challenges faced by this and future generations. The Nuclear Solutions entity, which unites the best-in-class operations of Veolia’s Kurion, Alaron, and Asteralis businesses, represents an integrated […]

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Kurion Hires Billy Morrison as President of Federal Services

Experienced Energy Industry Leader to Grow Company’s Federal Sector Kurion, Inc. (A VEOLIA COMPANY), an innovator in nuclear and hazardous waste management, announced the appointment of Billy Morrison as president of its federal services business. Mr. Morrison joins Kurion following his highly successful tenures as head of the government businesses of Atkins Nuclear and EnergySolutions. […]

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GeoMelt® Vitrification System Open for Business at Sellafield

Joint NNL/Kurion GeoMelt® system is a uniquely flexible vitrification platform to demonstrate, test and process radioactively contaminated and other hazardous waste streams SELLAFIELD, England & IRVINE, Calif.– The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and Kurion announced their GeoMelt® In-Container Vitrification (ICV™) plant at NNL’s flagship Central Laboratory on the Sellafield site was operational and open for business […]

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Kurion Inc. Hires Senior Vitrification Executive

Jean-Christophe Piroux to add International Vitrification Expertise to Kurion team Kurion Inc., an innovator in nuclear and hazardous waste management, announced the appointment of Jean-Christophe Piroux as technical director.  JC Piroux was previously the chief technical officer for Areva Back-End International Operations.  He has over 32 years of experience in vitrification and in reprocessing of […]

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Kurion Completes Commissioning of Modular Detritiation System

Prototype System is Final Stage before Implementation Kurion, Inc., an innovator in protecting people and the environment from nuclear and hazardous materials, today announced it has completed construction and acceptance testing of its prototype Modular Detritiation System® (MDS®) and has initiated the system’s mission, which is to push the technology for additional performance through various […]

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Veolia to acquire Kurion and develop an integrated offer in nuclear facility cleanup and treatment of low and medium-level radioactive waste

Veolia today announced the signature of the acquisition of the US company Kurion, the California-based startup credited for stabilizing Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in the wake of the 2011 tsunami and a specialist in nuclear waste cleanup technology, for $350 million (cash free). The acquisition completes a critical part of Veolia’s strategy in […]

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Kurion Receives 2015 Global Cleantech 100 Honor

Kurion Recognized as Top Private Company in Clean Technology IRVINE, Calif.– Kurion, Inc., an innovator in protecting people and the environment from nuclear and hazardous materials, announced it was named to the 2015 Global Cleantech 100 list. “Kurion is honored to be named one of the 2015 Global Cleantech 100,” said Kurion CEO William Gallo. “We […]

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Kurion Signs New Licensing Agreement with ISV Japan to Expand Applications for GeoMelt® Vitrification across Japan

Treatment Facility in Iga City, Japan, Has Converted Thousands of Tons of Hazardous Waste into Glass since 2005 IRVINE, Calif. & TOKYO– Kurion, Inc., an innovator in protecting people and the environment from nuclear and hazardous materials, today announced new GeoMelt® licensing agreements with ISV Japan, Limited and Daiei Kankyo. The agreements build upon a […]

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Kurion Acquires Premier UK Robotics and Remote Systems Firm Oxford Technologies

Oxford Technologies Provides Complementary Capabilities, a European Base of Operations and Entryway into New Markets IRVINE, CALIF., USA, and ABINGDON, UNITED KINGDOM – Kurion, Inc., an innovator in protecting people and the environment from nuclear and hazardous materials, announced the acquisition of Oxford Technologies, Ltd., recognized experts in robotic and remote handling systems in the UK. […]

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