AREVA Projets Signs Contract For Waste Recovery At Marcoule Site

AREVA Projets SAS, New AREVA's engineering subsidiary, has signed a contract with the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) for the project management of waste recovery and packaging operations at the Marcoule site in France. The contract was won in partnership with Wood.

AREVAThe operations to be carried out relate to approximately 50 tonnes of radioactive waste (low and medium-level, short-lived waste). This consists of magnesium cladding material resulting from treatment operations on the natural uranium-graphite-gas fuels used in the former G1, G2 and G3 reactors at the Marcoule site.

The scope of activities under the contract, set to last approximately 5 years, represent a full-spectrum project management offering, extending from the safety report to the detailed studies, and through to the realization and industrial startup of the waste recovery and packaging operations.

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