Waste Treatment Centre for Jiangsu Nuclear Power Corporation


NUKEM made a contract with China Nuclear Industry Corporation, acting on behalf of Jiangsu Nuclear Power Corporation, for the design, supply and installation supervision of a waste treatment centre at the Lianyungang Nuclear Power Plant.


The project consists of four phases:

  • Phase I: Basic and Detail Design of the waste treatment centre
  • Phase II: Procurement and delivery of the equipment, including spare parts
  • Phase III: Supervising installation, functional tests and acceptance tests
  • Phase IV: Training of personnel


Services provided by NUKEM Technologies were as follows:

  • Process definition, Basic and Detail Design of the waste treatment processes, including solid waste sorting, in-drum drying of evaporator concentrates, compaction and cementing of spent ion-exchange resins
  • Design of transport tanks for spent resins and sludge as well as air locks to access the waste treatment centre from auxiliary buildings
  • Design of radiation monitoring systems
  • Design of mechanical handling systems
  • Procurement and transport of equipment
  • Supervision of installation, testing and commissioning
  • Project management