SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

August 21, 2009 06:01 ET

Sellafield Plans $2.5 Billion Treatment Plant, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - August 21, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Sellafield Limited (Cumbria, England) has announced a contract tender worth a potential £1.5 billion ($2.5 billion) to build a plant to handle onsite radioactive effluent. Figures regarding the value of the contract range from £250 million ($413 million) to £1.5 billion for what the tender calls the Highly Active Liquid Effluent Facility. The project is one of the largest planned for the Sellafield site, which just this week received its first consignment of spent nuclear fuel from the Sizewell A nuclear power plant in Suffolk, England, which closed in 2006.

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