TITLE

International team to develop remote-controlled machines to clean-up nuclear sites

AUTHOR(S)
Ford, Jason
PUB. DATE
January 2016
SOURCE
Engineer (Online Edition);1/15/2016, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that engineers are developing remote-controlled submersibles to help in the clean up of nuclear sites. The technology is being designed to assess radiation under water to check the safety and stability of material within submerged areas of nuclear sites such as Fukushima Daiichi. It informs that the technology could also be used to speed up the removal of nuclear waste from decaying storage ponds at the Sellafield Reprocessing facility in Cumbria.
ACCESSION #
112751091

 

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