NAC News

September 30, 2005
Norcross, Georgia—The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded NAC International a three-year, $25 million contract extension to manage the Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards System (NMMSS). The extension is effective October 1, 2005, and runs through September 30, 2008.

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June 7, 2005
Norcross, Georgia—NAC International multipurpose canister systems were used exclusively by Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company in its recently completed spent fuel loading at the utility’s Haddam Neck Plant. The 43 NAC-MPCTM systems were designed, licensed and supplied by NAC and are now in dry storage at the plant’s Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation.

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April 25, 2005
Norcross, Georgia—NAC Worldwide Consulting announced today the release of the latest edition of Fuel-Trac® Status Reports, its semi-annual global analysis of the nuclear power industry. The six-volume study also includes detailed supply/demand models for key elements of the nuclear fuel cycle, including uranium, conversion services, enrichment, light water reactor fuel fabrication, and projections for spent fuel discharges and reprocessing. Fuel-Trac Status Reports provide a complete view of the global nuclear fuel cycle, developed by a body of experts that have hundreds of person-years of experience in all phases of the industry.

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March 29, 2005
Norcross, Georgia—Nuclear industry professionals and observers are invited to attend NAC International’s 39th Nuclear Fuel Management Seminar to be held April 18-21 in the Atlanta-Buckhead area. The seminar will provide an overview of the nuclear industry and is especially timely, given the renewed enthusiasm for nuclear power and growing interest in constructing a new generation of nuclear plants.

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February 2, 2005
Norcross, Georgia—Successful completion of several important spent fuel storage and transportation projects and steady progress in licensing its promising new MAGNASTOR® technology have NAC International looking to the future with optimism, NAC Vice President Charles Pennington told a nuclear industry conference last week.

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September 2, 2004
Norcross, Georgia— NAC International (NAC) has submitted an application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for approval of a new generation of dry spent fuel storage technology. This new multipurpose system, called the Modular, Advanced Generation, Nuclear All-purpose Storage (MAGNASTOR®) System, has been developed over the last 15 months and builds upon NAC’s experience with its highly successful UMS and MPC technologies.

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August 9, 2004
Norcross, Georgia — NAC International (NAC) has received a new order from Arizona Public Service Co., operating agent of Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (PVNGS), for an additional twenty-eight (28) UMS multipurpose dry fuel storage systems. PVNGS placed its first order for 25 UMS systems in April 1999. Of those 25 systems in the first order, 24 canisters have been delivered to the plant, 25 concrete casks have been constructed at PVNGS, and 18 systems have been safely loaded and are in storage at the PVNGS Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI).

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July 29, 2004
BETHESDA, Md.--USEC Inc. (NYSE: USU) and Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE: PNW) today announced the companies have entered into an agreement under which USEC will acquire NAC International (NAC), a leading provider of spent fuel storage solutions, nuclear materials transportation and fuel cycle consulting.

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May 27, 2004
Norcross, Georgia — NAC International (NAC) has recognized a significant milestone this month in the loading of the one-hundredth multipurpose canister system of its UMS and MPC technologies. Fittingly, the 99th and 100th systems were loaded at almost the same time, with a UMS system loaded at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station and an MPC system loaded at the decommissioned Connecticut Yankee plant. NAC is the first cask supplier to achieve this “First Century” loading mark for concrete-based multipurpose canister systems (MCS).

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December 3, 2003
Norcross, Georgia — NAC International (NAC) has completed delivery ahead of schedule of the final set of UMS transportable storage canisters to the Maine Yankee Atomic Power Company’s Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) at the Maine Yankee plant site. This essentially completes NAC’s hardware delivery commitments to Maine Yankee, and paves the way for the final transfer of all spent fuel from the plant’s spent fuel pool into dry storage at the ISFSI using NAC’s UMS system. "The last phases of this project, as we moved toward completion, have demonstrated the resolve and determination of both Maine Yankee and NAC to meet our mutual and collective objectives. It has been a significant undertaking by both parties, in that a challenging schedule was established in February for completion and we have actually accomplished our objectives ahead of that schedule," said Pete Walier, NAC President & CEO.

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