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BGE TECHNOLOGY GmbH announces important updates in its second 2024 Newsletter

BGE TECHNOLOGY GmbH is pleased to share significant progress and groundbreaking research in its latest newsletter, reinforcing our leadership in nuclear waste management and geological research. This edition not only reflects our advancements, but also our strategic collaborations and innovative methodologies in handling challenging environments.

Key Highlights from the Newsletter:

  1. Fracture Modelling in Crystalline Rock: A collaborative project with RWTH Aachen, focusing on the geological barriers in crystalline formations, demonstrating new statistical analysis workflows for enhanced model development.
  2. Support for BGE Projects: Insights into our modelling support for the decommissioning of the Morsleben repository, including advancements in backfilling and sealing measures, ensuring the integrity of geological barriers.
  3. Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning: A deep dive into our support for Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning (NND), alongside international partners, enhancing disposal concepts for spent fuel and radioactive waste.
  4. The SalVE Project: An examination of molten salts as potential sealing materials for rock salt formations, showcasing our collaboration with TU Bergakademie Freiberg and other experts.
  5. Compaction of Crushed Salt: Results from the KOMPASS-II project, improving our understanding of granular salt as a long-term containment method for high-level radioactive waste.

Niklas Bertrams, Head of National Projects Division, comments on the organizational advancements and the focus on efficient procedures,

„Our restructured matrix organization has enhanced our project acquisitions and management, allowing us to maintain high-quality standards and focus on what really matters—our scientific and technical work.“

This newsletter is available for full viewing at Link.