Concept design


The MCM team has considerable experience accumulated over 3 decades in developing disposal concepts in various host rocks and for various types.

Our Capabilities

Contribution to development of reference repository concepts/designs used in Switzerland and Japan.

  • Review / support of all major national programmes (in particular UK, S, SF, USA, ROK, RSA, CAN, D, B)
  • Planning and management of experiments testing disposal concepts at large – full-scale in underground laboratories
  • Use of knowledge engineering tools to developed optimised HLW / TRU designs for a volunteering approach to siting
  • Development of optimised solutions for wastes arising from Fukushima Dai-ichi (FDI)
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