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Sigrid now in Swedish waters
M/S Sigrid glides into the port at the Ringhals nuclear power plant. Photo: Joakim Hellman. Sigrid now in Swedish waters The light of dawn welcomed M/S Sigrid as she called at a Swedish port for the first time. SKB's new transport vessel arrived to Ringhals on Monday 2 December. Sigrid glided into t…

Published: 5 December 2013

Three countries with the same challenge
Timo Äikäs, Saida Laârouchi Engström and Francois-Michel Gonnot answer questions from moderator Carlos Rojas. Photo: Lasse Modin How do you win people's trust? And how do you know when the research you have done is enough? These are just some of the questions common to the three countries that have …

Published: 10 October 2013

Christopher Eckerberg new managing director
Christopher Eckerberg is new Managing Director of SKB. Photo: Lasse Modin Christopher Eckerberg has been appointed the new Managing Director of Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB). He will continue the company’s successful work in the safe management of spent nuclear fuel and nuc…

Published: 18 June 2012

International review a milestone
Michael Sailer, chairman of the international review team. Photo: Lasse Modin An international review team appointed by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and commissioned by the Swedish government has reviewed SKB's application to build a final repository for spent nuclear fuel at Forsmark. Their…

Published: 15 June 2012

SKB’s Saida Laârouchi Engström received into French Legion of Honour
On September 20, 2012, Saida Laârouchi Engström, SKB’s Vice President for Strategy and Programme, was named Knight of the French Legion of Honour. She received the decoration for her many years of contributions to France’s national nuclear waste management program and issues concerning the safety of…

Published: 10 March 2012

SKB turns in application for permit
Yesterday, March 16th, Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company, SKB, applied for a permit to build a final repository for spent nuclear fuel and a facility where the fuel will be encapsulated before being transported to the final repository. SKB’s application will now be reviewed by the Sw…

Published: 17 March 2011