Photo Courtesy Black and Veatch Utilities, which based storage sites on national repository plan, are now adding capacity. Related Links: U.S. Nuclear Plants Provide Market Niche for Waste Disposal System Providers Cask Storage For Spent Fuel As the 21st century dawned, "nuclear renaissance" was a popular catchphrase. But current trends suggest that renaissance, if it occurs, will be in the market for engineers and contractors providing services to decommission nuclear powerplants and build storage for their spent fuel. In 2000, 104 power reactors were operating in the U.S., and new growth beckoned. In 2013, four of that fleet were retired,
The growing need to collect, store and analyze the huge volumes of data collected from infrastructure project stakeholders is generating a new growth area for construction-sector firms, IT vendors and professionals.