NAC News

January 4, 2019
PEACHTREE CORNERS, GA – NAC International has named Michael McMahon as Vice President of Consulting to head the company’s nuclear fuel cycle consulting business unit.

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June 5, 2018
NORCROSS, GA — NAC International Inc. (NAC) is pleased to announce that on May 31st, 2018 the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), the United Kingdom’s (UK) nuclear safety and security regulator, selected the team of Axis 12 Ltd. and NAC International as the supplier of the UK Nuclear Safeguards Information Management and Reporting System (SIMRS) IT system. The team will utilize the UK experience of Axis 12 Ltd. (a UK company experienced in developing and hosting secure IT services for the public sector) and the NAC Material Control and Accountability software platform to support the project. This is an important project for the UK and is necessary for ONR to establish a domestic safeguards regime after the UK’s withdrawal from the Euratom Treaty. The project will begin immediately and development and testing will be complete by December 31, 2018 in support of ONR’s requirements.

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February 9, 2018
NAC International would like to welcome Jeff England and Tom Skronski to key leadership positions in the NAC organization.

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July 10, 2017
NORCROSS, GA — NAC International Inc. (NAC) is pleased to announce the safe and successful completion of the Kewaunee Power Station (KPS) dry fuel storage campaign. Placement of the 24th and final MAGNASTOR® dry fuel storage system on the Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) pad at Kewaunee occurred on June 15, 2017. This project was completed approximately four years after the station, owned by Dominion Energy Kewaunee (DEK), was permanently closed and 3.5 years after contract execution – an impressive new benchmark for the complete transfer of all spent fuel to dry storage after shutdown.

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April 13, 2017
NORCROSS, GA — NAC International Inc. (NAC) is pleased to announce that on April 6, 2017, it completed the successful loading of its 100th MAGNASTOR system, reaching new heights in system maturity, reliability and performance to efficiently store commercial spent fuel. This milestone was achieved with the loading of the 13th MAGNASTOR system at the Kewaunee Power Station in Wisconsin, where MAGNASTOR systems are relied upon to accelerate defueling of the Kewaunee spent fuel pool as an important element of the plant decommissioning strategy. NAC is the full scope contractor to Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc. (Dominion) and leads a talented team which includes Westinghouse for cask loading operations. NAC is on track to complete the successful relocation of all spent fuel in 24 MAGNASTOR systems by June 2017.

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December 5, 2016
NORCROSS, GA — NAC International Inc. (NAC) is pleased to announce the successful completion and safe deployment of 56 NAC-MPC cask systems at the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) in West Valley, New York. A significant project milestone was achieved on November 17, 2016, with the placement of the last NAC-MPC system transferred to the newly built onsite dry storage facility. This project sets an industry record where multi-purpose canister based systems are relied upon to safely store vitrified high level waste (HLW) at a U.S. Department of Energy nuclear decommissioning project. A talented team, led by the site prime contractor, CH2M HILL BWXT West Valley, LLC (CHBWV), completed the safe loading of the 56 HLW canisters as part of the WVDP Phase I Decommissioning Project, which concluded with the successful relocation of HLW to the onsite dry storage facility.

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November 18, 2016
NORCROSS, GA — NAC International Inc. (NAC) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CH2M) for the supply of NAC-Multi-Purpose Canister (NAC-MPC) dry storage systems and specialized technology to safely package and store 1,936 radioactive capsules currently stored at the Waste Encapsulation and Storage Facility (WESF) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Hanford Site in Washington State. The capsules contain radionuclides and wastes generated during the chemical processing of defense fuel at the Hanford Site. CH2M is DOE’s prime contractor for the safe, environmental cleanup of the Central Plateau at the DOE’s Hanford Site, including management of the WESF. DOE currently plans to implement on-site extended storage of the WESF capsules relying on commercially available dry storage technology and best industry practices.

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September 15, 2016
Working with and supporting CH2M Hill BWXT West Valley LLC, NAC and its team including NAES Constructors and local craft, Peterson Industries, and Lift Systems partnered with the project team to successfully complete a major goal of the project - to safely complete the constructions of 56 Vertical Storage Casks in support of the Phase 1 Facility Decommissioning Plan of the facility.

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April 28, 2016
Washington, D.C., April 28, 2016 – Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS) submitted an application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a license to construct and operate a Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF) for used nuclear fuel and reactor generated Greater-Than-Class-C wastes today. The filing comes after a year of pre-application meetings with NRC and maintains the timeline WCS outlined in February 2015.

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January 12, 2016
NORCROSS, Ga. – NAC International Inc. (NAC) announced that it has entered into a contract with China National Nuclear Corporation Everclean Co., LTD (CNNC-E) and China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporation (CNEIC) for supply of NAC pressurized water reactor high burnup spent fuel transport casks and associated equipment. Under the contract, NAC will supply four (4) new NAC-STC transportation casks and related ancillary equipment. This contract award concludes a highly competitive procurement by CNNC-E/CNEIC to expand CNNC-E’s transportation cask fleet with proven technologies that can support future large scale spent fuel transport in China, while accommodating modern spent fuel generated by Chinese commercial power reactors. In particular, the scope of the contract includes NAC design, engineering, licensing and fabrication of the NAC-STC transportation casks optimized to transport high burnup fuels with higher initial enrichment and shorter cooling times. These new systems will support CNNC-E’s spent fuel transportation campaigns from the Daya Bay nuclear station, located near Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. CNNC-E is also planning to use these packages for potential future shipments from other Chinese commercial power reactors.

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