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2004 International RERTR Meeting

Logistics of the Research Reactor Fuel Cycle : AREVA Solutions

David OHAYON, Laurent HALLE, Philippe NAIGEON
BP 302-78054 St Quentin en Yvelines Cedex - France

Jean-Louis FALGOUX, Franck OBADIA
CERCA, Tour AREVA 92084 Paris La Défense Cedex - France

Philippe AUZIERE
COGEMA, 2, rue Paul Dautier 78180 VELIZY VILLACOUBLAY – France


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  • CERCA and COGEMA LOGISTICS have developed a full partnership in the front end cycle. In the field of uranium CERCA and COGEMA LOGISTICS have the long term experience of the shipment from Russia, USA to the CERCA plant.

    Since 1960, CERCA has manufactured over 300,000 fuel plates and 15,000 fuel elements of more than 70 designs. These fuel elements have been delivered to 40 research reactors in 20 countries.
  • For the Back-End stage, COGEMA and COGEMA LOGISTICS propose customised solutions and services for international shipments.
  • COGEMA LOGISTICS has developed a new generation of packaging to meet the various needs and requirements of the Laboratories and Research Reactors all over the world, and complex regulatory framework.

Comprehensive assistance dedicated, services, technical studies, packaging and transport systems are provided by AREVA for every step of research reactor fuel cycle.

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