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Base for second Hinkley Point C reactor completed
Concrete pour at the Hinkley Point C2 reactor. Photo: EDF Energy
Workers at the Hinkley Point C nuclear construction project in the United Kingdom have completed the 49,000-ton base for the station’s second reactor, Unit C2, hitting a target date set more than four years ago, according to EDF Energy.
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The theme of the 14th International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference (IHLRWM 2013) was, "Integrating Storage, Transportation, and Disposal." The 156 papers that were published are organized into 11 topical areas: (1) Total Repository System, Generic and Site-Specific; (2) Natural Systems, Generic and Site-Specific; (3) Engineered Systems; (4) Biosphere; (5) Regulatory Topics; (6) Institutional Topics: Lessons Learned; (7) Interim Storage of High-Level Waste; (8) Advanced Fuel Cycles: Impacts on Waste Management; (9) High-Level Radioactive Waste Transportation; (10) Security, Safeguards, and Non-Proliferation; and (11) Emerging Issues in Radioactive Waste Management.