International consultancy

40 years experience in the management of radioactive waste

Andra has developed a very significant experience in the field of management of radioactive waste, from initial design of repositories to their closure, including siting, designing and building of repositories, safety cases, waste acceptance and control, monitoring during operational and postclosure phases, and memory keeping.


The agency has experience for managing for all types of radioactive waste, from sources to high level waste. The methods developed for managing waste include:

  • Establishing detailed inventories, with a prospective assessment
  • Technical specifications for bids and contractors selection
  • Disposal concepts development
  • Specifications of the waste & their packaging (Waste Acceptance Criteria)
  • Design and construction of repositories
  • Safety assessment and safety case
  • Expertise and consultancy, including economic aspects
  • Review of projects and of existing facilities


Andra provides its expertise and services for other projects in various countries. For any request please contact us.




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