AREVA Awarded Contract for the Construction of a New Waste Disposal Facility
in the United States
PARIS -- August 4, 2014
AREVA Federal Services, an AREVA (Paris:AREVA) subsidiary, has been selected
to provide the engineering, construction, and commissioning of a
remote-handled low-level waste disposal facility at the Idaho National
Laboratory (INL). AREVA was awarded this contract worth more than $30 million
from Battelle Energy Alliance, which manages the INL on behalf of the U.S.
Department of Energy (DOE).
This new facility will provide additional storage capacity for low-level waste
canisters resulting from the operations of the DOE’s research programs. The
facility will host administration and maintenance buildings, as well as 225
concrete vaults located 25 feet underground to store the canisters.
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