Media Center

Transnuclear, Inc. Introduces New Solution for Safe, Economic Irradiated Waste Handling and Processing

Press Release

June 19, 2013

COLUMBIA, Md., June 19, 2013 – Transnuclear, Inc., an AREVA company, is pleased to introduce its RAM Cask PLUS, a complete package of services that provides a safe and efficient solution for the handling and processing of non-fuel, irradiated waste.

Part of Transnuclear, Inc.’s back-end management solutions, the RAM Cask PLUS package provides utilities with services for the removal of irradiated waste from the fuel pool, plus the packaging and transportation of the RAM Cask to a designated disposal site.

“The RAM Cask PLUS is a forward-looking solution that enables us to offer our customers a safe, low-dose and efficient program for the removal, transportation and disposal of irradiated materials,” said Michael McMahon, president and CEO of Transnuclear, Inc. “This is a competitive option for nuclear facilities and research reactors as they can take advantage of our high-quality cask, experienced in-pool processing team and streamlined logistics services. This effort is another innovative Transnuclear solution that demonstrates our commitment to helping our customers achieve operational excellence.”

Transnuclear is also moving forward with plans for fabrication of an additional RAM cask in 2014 in response to customer demand for these services. Transnuclear’s RAM Cask is designed to safely transport irradiated non-fuel bearing materials from nuclear plants and research reactors to designated sites. The RAM Cask and auxiliary equipment lease is part of the package of RAM Cask PLUS services.

AREVA Inc. Press Office

Denise Woernle
AREVA Inc. North America
(434) 832-3848

More About AREVA TN

AREVA TN, a division of AREVA, is the market leader for used fuel storage and fuel transportation in the American nuclear industry. We offer innovative total systems solutions for the safe storage of used fuel, industry best pool-to-pad services, and nuclear fuel and waste logistics. Our success is based on our reputation for unparalleled human performance initiatives, a dedication to safety first, transparent pricing and business integrity that combine to ensure our customers get “as promised” cost savings and superior results. http://us.areva.com/arevatn


More About AREVA

AREVA provides its customers with solutions for low-carbon power generation in North America and all over the world. As the leader in nuclear energy and a significant, growing player in the renewable energies sector, AREVA combines U.S. and Canadian leadership, access to worldwide expertise and a proven track record of performance. Sustainable development is a core component of AREVA’s strategy. Its nearly 5,000 U.S. and Canadian employees work every day to make AREVA a responsible industrial player helping to supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical energy to the greatest number of people. AREVA Inc. is headquartered in Charlotte, NC. Visit us online at http://us.areva.com and follow us on Twitter: @AREVAinc.