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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: 2013-10-10

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: 2012-06-18

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: 2012-06-15

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: 2012-03-10

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: 2011-03-17