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Croft awarded Contract to supply Dounreay Site Restoration Limited with Safkegs

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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)

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)