26/01/2016 - Today at 12.20 in the afternoon the end section of an experimental gallery collapsed in the Underground Laboratory; the gallery was in in the process of excavation and subcontractor company's employees were working on the rock bolting when it happened.
The new Chairman of the Board of Andra and the geoscientific data acquisition and management system are the headers of this sixteenth edition of the Andra International newsletter.
Also in this newsletter, read how to reduce and manage hydrogen release in Cigéo and a subject on the continuous improvements at the Centre de l'Aube.
Download the Andra International Newsletter (PDF - 229 Ko)
Andra's new Governing Board met for the first time on 6 November. Its members proposed Christophe Bouillon, French parliamentary member for Seine-Maritime, as Chairman of the Board.
In the framework of the mission entrusted upon Andra by the 30 December 1991 waste act, the Agency presented in 2005 a report on the feasibility of a repository for high-level and long-lived radioactive waste in a deep geological formation.
To download the "Dossier 2005"