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Kurion MDS

Kurion System Gives Nuclear Site Operators ‘New Tool’ to Manage Tritium

Nuclear waste cleanup firm Kurion today announced it has completed construction and testing of a prototype system that removes tritium from contaminated water. Kurion says the Modular Detritiation System (MDS) is a cost-effective system to manage tritium and eliminate the release of tritiated water to the environment. Water treatment systems … Read more »

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Veolia Buys Kurion for $350M, Expands Nuclear Waste Cleanup Biz

Veolia, the Paris-based waste and water giant, has bought Kurion, a nuclear waste cleanup firm based in California, for $350 million. Kurion was involved in stabilizing Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which failed after the 2011 tsunami. Veolia says the acquisition rounds out its nuclear cleanup services and it … Read more »

Environmental Executive Moves: Dupont, LG Chem Power, Kurion, AECOM Waste Management

Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders. Dupont: The chemical company has appointed Edward Breen (pictured), a current member of the DuPont board of directors and chairman of Tyco International, as interim chair and CEO. Ellen Kullman, chair and CEO of DuPont, is retiring on Oct. … Read more »

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Kurion, Areva Form Nuclear Waste Management Alliance

Nuclear and hazardous waste management firm Kurion and Areva, a nuclear energy company, are creating an alliance for nuclear waste decommissioning and remediation services to serve the US Department of Energy complex. As a first step of their collaboration, Areva and Kurion will create a joint venture for work related … Read more »

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Environmental Executive Moves: Diageo, GBI, Kurion, Camfil, TerraTherm

Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders. Diageo: The alcoholic beverages giant has appointed David Croft to the role of global sustainable development director. He will assume the role on Feb.1, 2015. Croft is currently the director of quality and technical at the UK retailer … Read more »

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Kurion Mobile Processing System Exceeds Fukushima Decontamination Targets

Nuclear and hazardous waste management company Kurion has been awarded a contract by Tokyo Electric Power Company for a second Kurion Mobile Processing System for deployment at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant site. The first system started operating at the site in early October 2014 and has exceeded its … Read more »

Environmental Executive Moves: Dow Chemical, NRDC, Tetra Pak, Recyclebank

Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders: Dow Chemical: The multinational chemical corporation has named Neil Hawkins (pictured) corporate vice president and chief sustainability officer. Hawkins has held leadership positions at Dow in the areas of environment, health and safety, public affairs/government affairs, operations and … Read more »

Acquisitions: Anthesis, Kurion, Footprint

Global sustainability consultancy Anthesis has acquired German firm UMR, extending its consulting platform. UMR joins other recent acquisitions in the Anthesis Consulting Group from the US, Europe and Asia, including Best Foot Forward, a sustainability specialist in the UK. Nuclear and hazardous waste management company Kurion has reached an agreement … Read more »

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GeoMelt Plant to Provide Nuclear, Hazardous Waste Disposal

The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) has launched a joint project with US waste treatment company Kurion to deploy a full-scale In-Container Vitrification (ICV) plant based on Kurion’s GeoMelt technology at NNL’s flagship Central Laboratory on the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing site. Kurion says the plant can serve as a model … Read more »