EDF, during the operation of the 900-1300 MWe PWR power plants and as part of the dismantling program for the first-generation nuclear power plants* and of Creys-Malville, produces or is about to produce activated waste.
This waste required the implementation of a process for its management, pending its final outlet (see CIGEO). The method chosen is centralised and is embodied in the ICEDA (Installation de Conditionnement et d'Entreposage des Déchets Activés).
The project is being carried out on a design/build basis by a consortium of constructors. ATRIX (via its subsidiary ATR Ingénierie) was involved in the nuclear process in shielded cells, the collection and management of radioactive effluents, radiological monitoring and the preparation of analyses and safety documents.
* Brennilis, Bugey 1, St Laurent A1 and A2, Chinon A1, A2 and A3, Chooz A