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Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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TerraPower partners with UEC for uranium supply
TerraPower and Uranium Energy announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to “explore the potential supply of uranium” for TerraPower’s demonstration reactor in Kemmerer, Wyo.
International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference
Monday, November 14, 2022|3:15–5:00PM MST|Mesquite
Kevin Connolly (ORNL)
Rob Howard (PNNL)
Brady D. Hanson
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Development and Application of a Risk-Informed Approach for Shipment of a Microreactor Transportation Package
Steven Maheras (PNNL), Garill Coles (PNNL), Laura Hay (PNNL), Steven Short (PNNL), Harold Adkins Jr. (PNNL), Jon Phillips (PNNL), Peter Lowry (PNNL), Tracy Ikenberry (PNNL), Cynthia Rakowski (PNNL), Caitlin Condon (PNNL), Kaushik Banerjee (PNNL)
Verification and Validation of START: A Spent Nuclear Fuel Routing and Decision Support Tool
Caitlin Condon (PNNL), Mark Abkowitz (Vanderbilt Univ.), Harish Gadey (PNNL), Robert Claypool (Kanini Software Solutions), Steven Maheras (PNNL), Matthew Feldman (PNNL), Erica Bickford (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Knowledge Management for Multi-Decadal Stakeholder Engagement on Spent Nuclear Fuel Transportation Planning and Policy: An Example from the United States with Section 180(c) Policy
Erica Bickford (U.S. Dept. of Energy), Lauren Rodman (PNNL), Sara Hogan (U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Successful Transportation of a UNF Transportation Cask Containing LLW
Mike Valenzano (Orano TN Americas), Nicolas Guibert (Orano TN Americas)
Package Performance Study: A Historical Perspective and Planning for a Path Forward
L.M. Hay (PNNL), S.J. Maheras (PNNL), E.E. Bickford (U.S. Dept. of Energy), M.R. Feldman (PNNL), D.J. Ammerman (Sandia)
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