Croft Safkeg HS Design No. 3977 receives NRC approval for transport of Mo99 in liquid form News

This latest approval extends the contents range of medical isotopes which can be transported within the Safkeg HS 3977.  For the full list of approved contents, chemical forms and approved limits please see the attached NRC Certificate No. 9388. Certificate No. 9388 for 3977A Package  

Croft awarded ‘Paper of Note’ from Waste Management Symposia 2016 News

The paper ‘Innovative Waste Packaging and Associated Venting / Hydrogen Management (Paper #16594)’, co-authored by Conrad Izatt – ARUP, Daniel Fisher – Croft Associates and Chris Chadwick  – Porvair Filtration Group receives recognition as ‘Papers of Note’ which is awarded to authors and co-authors for distinguished contributions to the advancement of radioactive waste and radioactive … Continue reading Croft awarded ‘Paper of Note’ from Waste Management Symposia 2016

Croft successfully deliver 2816J Safkegs to Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd ahead of programme News

During 2015 Croft was awarded, by Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL), a number of related contracts for the supply, manufacture, testing and re-licensing of the Croft 2816 J Safkeg. The containers will be used for material arising from the site decommissioning and closure work. Croft are very pleased to announce that the packages were successfully … Continue reading Croft successfully deliver 2816J Safkegs to Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd ahead of programme

CROFT ANNOUNCE CHANGES TO THE ARRANGEMENT FOR THE SERVICING OF US CUSTOMERS News

To further improve the way we look after and service our customers in the USA all future contact should be direct to the UK team. Your requests will be responded to by the relevant specialists and engineers from our licensing, design and manufacturing teams. Moving forward we want to make it easy and effective for … Continue reading CROFT ANNOUNCE CHANGES TO THE ARRANGEMENT FOR THE SERVICING OF US CUSTOMERS

3rd UK-Japan Nuclear Decommissioning Workshop, 28-29 September 2015, at the British Embassy Tokyo News

Croft attended the 3rd UK-Japan Nuclear Decommissioning Workshop, 28-29 September 2015, at the British Embassy in Tokyo.  The event was hosted by UK Trade & Investment who are actively looking to promote UK companies and expertise, in particular to help with the clean-up of Fukushima Daiichi which was damaged by the Great East Japan Earthquake and … Continue reading 3rd UK-Japan Nuclear Decommissioning Workshop, 28-29 September 2015, at the British Embassy Tokyo

Croft awarded follow-on orders to supply Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd with additional Safkegs and ancillary equipment News

Further to the award last year of a contract by Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) for the supply, manufacture, testing and re-licensing of Safkegs, Croft Associates has announced that it has now been awarded further orders. The orders cover additional Safkegs; these are Croft standard packages that meet the Type B fissile requirements of the … Continue reading Croft awarded follow-on orders to supply Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd with additional Safkegs and ancillary equipment

CQMS Safety-Scheme Accreditation News

We are pleased to announce that Croft’s Health and Safety Management System has been accredited by the CQMS Safety-Scheme which is dedicated to promoting higher health and safety standards and ensures that Croft’s arrangements are assessed in accordance with the Core Criteria (CDM 2007).    

Dounreay – Science, Technology and Innovation Exhibition 2015 News

On Thursday 4 June 2015 we exhibited at the Dounreay Science, Technology and Innovation event.  We had a very engaging day and we welcomed the opportunity to introduce ourselves, our services and products to DSRL and the local supply chain.

RAMTrans 2015 News

As a Silver Sponsor and exhibitor at RAMTrans 2015 (The Oxford Hotel, 19-21 May), we presented two papers at the conference.  The first paper was co-authored with Frazer-Nash titled “Benchmarking FEA Codes for Stress Analysis of Drop Tests of Ductile Cast Iron Containers (DCIC).  The second paper was presented by Trevor Tait of Croft and … Continue reading RAMTrans 2015

Board Appointment – Engineering Director News

We are pleased to announce that Mark Johnson is joining the company from the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (“NDA”) Radioactive Waste Management Limited as Engineering Director. His appointment will take effect from April 2015. Mark is a Chartered Engineer with 30 years of science and engineering experience, covering mechanical, nuclear decommissioning, repository design development and radioactive … Continue reading Board Appointment – Engineering Director

Board Appointments – Business Development Director and Licensing Director News

We are pleased to announce that Mark Janicki and Alex Ferguson have been appointed to the Board as Business Development Director and Licensing Director respectively. Mark rejoined Croft in 2006. He is responsible for commercial activities and has worked for 37 years in the nuclear industry. He has a strong technical background gained through his … Continue reading Board Appointments – Business Development Director and Licensing Director

Croft presented with an award from NEF Assured Nuclear News

Croft has successfully met the criteria for the Award of NEF Assured Nuclear; the first SME in the nuclear field to receive this prestigious Award. The Award was made at the Innovisions 2014 Conference on 4th December 2014, at the Institute of Directors, 116 Pall, London SW1Y 5ED, by Baroness Verma, the Minister of Energy … Continue reading Croft presented with an award from NEF Assured Nuclear

Croft awarded Contract to supply Dounreay Site Restoration Limited with Safkegs News

Croft Awarded Contract to Supply Dounreay Site Restoration Limited with Safkegs Croft Associates has been awarded a contract by Dounreay Site Restoration Limited for the supply, manufacture, testing and re-licensing of Safkegs. The Safkegs are a Croft standard package meeting Type B requirements of the IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material and … Continue reading Croft awarded Contract to supply Dounreay Site Restoration Limited with Safkegs

Announcement in Nuclear News – November 2014 (publication of the American Nuclear Society) News

Announcement in Nuclear News – November 2014 (publication of the American Nuclear Society) SAFKEG-HS Type B Radwaste packages are now available from Croft Associates Limited. The Model No. 3977A stainless steel containers, designed for shipping radioisotopes used in a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic applications and research, received certification – USA/9338/B(U)96 – from the … Continue reading Announcement in Nuclear News – November 2014 (publication of the American Nuclear Society)

Croft Silver Sponsor for RAMTrans 2015 News

Croft is a silver sponsor for the Radioactive Materials Transport and Storage Conference and Exhibition to be held 19 – 21 May 2015 in Oxford, United Kingdom. RAMTrans 2015 is to be the Nuclear Institute’s tenth conference on Radioactive Materials Transport and Storage. This is a major event in the transport and storage calendar. Developers, … Continue reading Croft Silver Sponsor for RAMTrans 2015

Croft Awarded Contract Under Magnox £200m Programme News

Croft signs framework contract with Magnox for supply of robust transportable self-shielded waste containers.  It has been calculated that Magnox will require more than 2,000 of these packages which, once filled, will be stored in purpose built facilities at nuclear sites until the UK’s national repository becomes available.  The framework has a total value of … Continue reading Croft Awarded Contract Under Magnox £200m Programme

Croft Safstore range receives RWMD Letters of Compliance News

Croft Associates has received conceptual Letters of Compliance (“cLOCs”) for all the standard products in its newly launched Safstore range of ductile cast iron containers. The cLoCs from the Radioactive Waste Management Division (“RWMD”) of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority cover the 3m3 Safstore-C, R, S, and M products, the MA Safstore and Minibox and the … Continue reading Croft Safstore range receives RWMD Letters of Compliance

Production of Croft ductile cast iron containers commences News

Croft has successfully cast its first ductile cast iron container (DCIC). This is an IP-2 transport package intended for storage, transport and disposal of ILW. It provides 150mm shielding (although other thicknesses will be produced) and is a robust container.

CALT 9 now fully in use to replace CALT 8 and CALT 5 News

The CALT 9 leakage tester has been designed and developed to measure leakage rates and is particularly suitable for measuring and calculating the leakage rate of double O-ring seals as fitted to packages for the transport of radioactive materials. The CALT 9 uses the pressure drop or pressurise method to give a quantitative result. The … Continue reading CALT 9 now fully in use to replace CALT 8 and CALT 5

NRC Certificate issued for Safkeg-LS (3979A) News

The NRC has approved the Safkeg-LS Model # 3979A with the issue of certificate USA/9337/ B(U)-96 on January 24, 2011. This is the first general purpose Type B package to be approved by the NRC for many years and is now the only package currently approved for contents which in the past have been shipped … Continue reading NRC Certificate issued for Safkeg-LS (3979A)

Development of shielded packages for ILW (Safstores) News

Croft’s 4m Safstore, 2m Safstore and 2m half height Safstore receive Letter of Compliance (LoC). Members of Croft’s family of Safstores (4m Safstore, 2m Safstore and 2m half height Safstore) received a Letter of Compliance (LoC) issued by the Radioactive Waste Management Directorate of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (RWMD, NDA). Croft have developed a range … Continue reading Development of shielded packages for ILW (Safstores)