Kurion, a nuclear-waste management startup, named Jacques Besnainou, a former executive at one of the world’s largest nuclear services companies, Areva, as president.
Engineers placed a wheeled box the size of a refrigerator, one of the many robots that is cleaning up Fukushima.It's called a manipulator, and it consists of a robotic arm.
The cost of the cleanup at Fukushima, including cleaning of contaminated areas and compensation, is estimated to be about $200 billion.
Kurion in California said it’s developing a robotic arm to go where humans can’t and repair water leaks in the Japan nuclear power plant crippled by an earthquake and tsunami almost four years ago.
An environmental cleanup company with engineering headquarters in Richland, Washington, has just flown its second water treatment system to Japan with a massive plane.
U.S. radioactive waste management company Kurion Inc. said it had received a contract for deployment of a second Kurion Mobile Processing System to assist clean up efforts at Fukushima.
Plant owner Tokyo Electric Power Co. finally has a process that removes all radionuclides except for tritium, which is bonded into water molecules.
An initial system designed and built in Richland to treat contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant is working so well that a second system has been ordered and shipped.
Rood and a small team of Colorado engineers sealed a lucrative contract that could lead to decades of work, and are preparing to move into a larger Denver facility for their growing staff.
Dr. Gaëtan Bonhomme is featured in a Fast Company article on people who go to extremes for their jobs.
Kurion Inc., a nuclear and hazardous waste management company based in Irvine, Calif., appointed Stephen Wright CFO.
Kurion, Inc. said it would sign a contract as soon as this month with the Japanese government to study scaling up technology for removing tritium from wastewater.
Nuclear waste startup Kurion went from a tiny company betting heavily on government work to one that overnight became a key supplier to the crippled Fukushima power plant.
Japan picked three overseas companies Tuesday to participate in a subsidized project to determine the best available technology for separating radioactive tritium from toxic water.
The owner of the severely damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has turned to a U.S. company for a mobile system to reduce radioactive contamination in 400,000 metric tons of water.
A rare new entry in the nuclear waste world is airlifting its equipment to Japan to try to speed up the clean-up process.
Workers at the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant have a problem - tens of thousands of gallons of groundwater are bubbling up through cracks in the basements of the of reactor buildings.
A first-of-its-kind filter system created in the Tri-Cities is heading to Japan to help with the cleanup at Fukushima.
A tank system will be shipped to Fukushima to help clean the water used to cool its nuclear reactor.
New technology put together in the Tri-Cities is ready to be shipped to Japan to help filter radioactive material out of water in Fukushima.
A particle that barely ranks as a footnote in a physics text may be about to lift the cleanup of the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex in Japan over a crucial obstacle.
Matt McCormick will lead work to remove radioactive strontium from more than 400,000 tons of contaminated water stored in tanks near the damaged Fukushima Daichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan.
Kurion was awarded a contract to deliver an at-tank mobile system to treat tank water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.
Kurion has been awarded a contract by the Tokyo Electric Power Company to deliver a first-of-a-kind, at-tank mobile system to remove strontium from tank water at the Fukushima site.
U.S.-based nuclear waste management company Kurion announced on Monday it had been chosen by Tokyo Electric Power to treat the contaminated radioactive water at the Fukushima site.
A local company in Richland that helps with treatments at Hanford is now delivering a helping hand internationally.
Operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has decided to adopt technology to reduce risks posed by a deadly radioactive isotope stewing in water stored in a thousand tanks at the site.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. will deploy a second system to strip a dangerous isotope from water stored at its wrecked Fukushima nuclear facility.
Kurion was awarded a contract by the Tokyo Electric Power Co., or TEPCO, to help it reduce the amount of strontium in hundreds of tanks storing wastewater near the reactor.
U.S.-based Kurion Inc, a nuclear waste management company, said Monday it had won a contract from Tokyo Electric Power to treat contaminated water at the Japanese utility's destroyed Fukushima plant.
Kurion is developing and building a mobile filter system to help deal with the troublesome radioactive wastewater at the Fukushima Daiichi site.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. will use a truck-mounted filtration system to extract strontium from water stored at the damaged Fukushima No. 1 power plant.
CBS Denver visited Kurion's robotics team to see how the custom-designed robotic arm is helping at Fukushima.
Kurion's engineering director, Matt Cole, talks about how the custom built robotic arm will be used to inspect the chamber in the No. 2 reactor building at Fukushima for leaking radioactive water.
Kurion's Matt Cole discusses the custom built robotic arm to help detect leaks in the tanks at Fukushima.
Kurion's robotic team is shipping an inspection system to Japan designed specifically to help identify any leaks within the primary containment vessel.
Kurion's robotic arm may play a big role in removing debris and finding the leaks is crucial to the decommissioning operation in Fukushima.
NBC visits Kurion's Loveland facility to see the remote system before it ships Fukushima.
Kurion's David Brockman discusses how the cleanup work being done at Hanford can be applied to other nuclear sites around the world.
Being involved since 2011, Kurion looks to expanding its cleanup efforts at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
Tripling in size, Kurion acquired Vista Engineering Technologies, a Richland, WA based company.
Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business explains how Kurion’s acquisition of Vista Engineering evolved from a positive partnership.
Scientific American addresses the question of tritium and includes Kurion’s technology to extract tritium from tritiated water
Kurion acquires Vista Engineering Technologies and Phil Ohl, president and CEO of Vista Engineering, is named chief operating officer of Kurion.
Nuclear and hazardous waste management company Kurion Inc. acquired Vista Engineering Technologies, a full-service engineering, design and technology firm based in Washington.
Kurion announced it will effectively triple its staff with the acquisition of Richland, Wash.-based Vista Engineering Technology.
Tripling in size, Kurion acquires Richland-based engineering firm Vista.
Kurion announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Vista Engineering Technologies, a full-service engineering, design and technology firm based in Richland, Wash.
Kurion said that it has agreed to acquire Vista Engineering Technologies. Phil Ohl, president and CEO of Vista Engineering, has been named chief operating officer of Kurion.
Kurion has agreed to acquire Vista Engineering Technologies, a Richland, Wash.-based engineering, design and technology firm.
Kurion announced that it acquired Richland-based Vista Engineering Technologies; a deal that triples Kurion's staff size.
Kurion expands its reach both domestically and internationally with the purchase of Vista Engineering Technologies.
Kurion acquires Vista Engineering Technologies, a full-service engineering, design and technology firm, creating a global execution platform and accelerating the company's growth by a year.
RadWaste Monitor reports on Kurion's agreement with NNL and the compan's other areas of growth.
A nuclear laboratory in the UK has announced a project with Kurion to test the company's GeoMelt waste vitrification process at the Sellafield site.
Kurion's GeoMelt technology was selected by UK's Sellafield Limited for initial evaluation of in-container vitrification to treat a range of waste forms.
Together, UK’s NNL and Kurion will develop a waste disposal test facility at Sellafield nuclear plant to host a full scale, active In-Container Vitrification plant.
John Raymont, Kurion president and vice chairman, is featured in the first of a three-part series looking at Orange County’s game-changing leaders in 2013.
U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz names Kurion as a company with the potential to assist with tritium cleanup at Fukushima
Kurion announced the appointment of Bill Gallo as its new CEO, promoting him from chief operating officer while previous CEO Ralph DiSibio stays on as the company's executive chairman.
Joining Kurion in March as the COO, Bill Gallo has now been appointed as Kurion's CEO.
Previous CEO of AREVA Solar, Bill Gallo has been appointed as Kurion's CEO.
Kurion CEO Ralph DiSibio recommends a new approach to procurement to accelerate the Hanford cleanup
Kurion's Modular Vitrification is highlighted as a solution for the leaking tanks at Hanford.
Deputy COO, David Brockman, speaks about the technology Kurion is testing that will help the DOE in managing the leaks at Hanford
Kurion is proposing tank-side vitrification of radioactive waste as a way to address Hanford’s issues with leaking underground tanks.
In this video interview, Kurion VP of Engineering Rich Keenan tours Kurion's Modular Vitrification Test facility.
Lawsuit targets two former EnergySolutions employees at a time when Kurion appears to be gaining traction in nuclear cleanup sectors long dominated by EnergySolutions.
Two years ago today, Richland engineers were about to start a marathon effort to quickly design the details of a system that would keep radioactively contaminated water from flowing from damaged...
John Raymont had never been to Japan, but he paid particular attention after a 9.0 earthquake devastated the island nation two years ago. The quake, one of the most powerful ever recorded, caused a ts
Dave Brockman, the retired manager of both the Department of Energy Hanford Richland Operations Office and the Office of River Protection, is returning to Richland. Read more here: http://www.tri-cit
Founder Raymont to Focus on Japan, Chairman of the Board New CEO
The Wall Street Journal recounts Kurion's journey to Fukushima
Kurion is hoping to build on its Japanese success by tackling the nuclear waste problem in Hanford, Washington.
The New York Times explores Kurion's technologies and future plans in Hanford.
Following its successful cleanup of contaminated water at the Fukushima reactors in Japan, Kurion is hoping to cleanup Hanford,a former nuclear weapons production site in Washington state.
Kurion, as featured on Fox LA.
The Wall Street Journal recognizes Kurion in its 2012 Technology Innovation Awards in the environmental category.
Editors give Kurion a thumbs up for consolidating its vitrification facilities in Richland.
Kurion, a company developing and marketing technologies to stabilize nuclear and hazardous waste, is consolidating its vitrification work in Richland.
Japan is on the cusp of a cleantech revolution, with landmark new feed-in tariffs ushering in a clean and green post-Fukushima future.
Greentech Media identifies Kurion as a successful clean tech company.
Orange County’s top business executives and firms flocked to the St. Regis Monarch Beach in Dana Point for the annual Ernst & Young Orange County Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
Five Orange County business executives have won Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
Waste treatment company Kurion has purchased the GeoMelt vitrification business of Impact Services, which filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy Thursday.
Kurion, a startup that has developed technology that cleans up nuclear waste and is one of the most successful cleantech firms you haven’t heard of, has been acquiring more cleanup tech.
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Kurion – a small U.S. company known for its technology’s ongoing role in helping to decontaminate water at Japan’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant – has announced a deal with Pacific...
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