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Important events in 2009

Belgian decommissioning order for SEK 64 million

In March Studsvik was engaged for a specialist contract in connection with the decommissioning of Belgonucleaire's MOX fuel factory in Dessel, Belgium. The contract is valued at EUR 1.8 million annually and is expected to continue for four years.

SVAFO sold to nuclear power producers

In March the four nuclear power plants OKG AB, Ringhals AB, Forsmarks Kraftgrupp AB and Barsebäck Kraft AB took over ownership of Studsvik's subsidiary AB SVAFO, which takes care of historic radioactive waste, mainly from govern­ment research activities. The sale of the non-commercial company did not have any impact on earnings.

R&R taking over logistics business

In April Studsvik agreed to transfer its logistics operations in the USA with 20 vehicles to R&R Trucking. As a specialist supplier, R&R Trucking is able to achieve a higher utilization rate for the vehicles than Studsvik, who will continue to use them in their operations.

SEK 250 million order from Bruce Power

In May Studsvik signed an agreement with the Canadian company Bruce Power to treat 32 steam generators. The total­ order value is estimated to be SEK 250 million. The steam generators will be treated at the Studsvik facility during­ the period 2010-2018. The order is the Group's first from Canada.

Order for treatment of Italian waste

In July Studsvik signed an agreement on treatment of organic­ low-level waste with the Italian company SOGIN. The order value is estimated to be SEK 73 million. The order is Studsvik's first from the Italian market.

UK facility opened

In September the metal recycling facility in Workington was formally opened. Radioactive metallic material is treated at the facility, mainly by sorting, blasting and segmenting.

Personal dosimetry sold

In October Studsvik sold its personal dosimetry operations in Sweden to the American company Landauer, which operates­ similar businesses around the world. The sale gave a capital gain of SEK 6.7 million.

TTT receives a THOR order from the US government

In October Studsvik's joint venture with the URS Corporation, THOR Treatment Technologies (TTT), signed an agreement on delivery of a THOR facility to the US Department of Energy operations in Savannah River, USA. The order value­ is USD 55 million and the work starting in 2010 is expected­ to continue for three years.


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