NAC News

December 21, 2021

Peachtree Corners, GA, December 21, 2021 – NAC International Inc. (NAC) announced today it has received U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) certification for the OPTIMUS®-L version of its versatile OPTIMUS® (OPTImal Modular Universal Shipping) transport packaging system. The OPTIMUS-L is now approved under NRC 10 CFR Part 71 with Certificate of Compliance (CoC) USA/9390/B(U)F-96, effective December 16, 2021. This new certificate follows recent licensing approvals under Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) certifications for the OPTIMUS system in Canada, where NAC has delivered systems in support of an important nuclear decommissioning project. 

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September 20, 2021

A contract worker for NAC International, Michael “Shawn” Miller, died while working at the Three Mile Island site on September 10. The incident occurred while unloading a truck and was outside the radiological controlled area, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The following is a statement from Kent Cole, president and CEO of NAC:

“NAC extends its most sincere condolences to Shawn's family, friends, and colleagues. This is a terrible tragedy and appropriate reviews are going on. It would be premature to make any further comment pending the results of those reviews.” 

September 17, 2021

NAC International congratulates the Interim Storage Partners (ISP) team on successfully obtaining an NRC license for a consolidated interim storage facility for used nuclear fuel. As a project participant, NAC worked to support the licensing of the ISP project and to ensure NAC cask technology is covered under the license for ISP deployment.  For more information in this announcement, please go to the link below:

August 24, 2021
OPTIMUS-H Transport Packaging

NAC International Inc. (NAC) announced that a second model of its versatile OPTIMUS® transport packaging system has received certification from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC). Known as the OPTIMUS-H version for its capability to accommodate high activity nuclear waste, the system is now approved under CNSC Certificate Number CDN/2098/B(U)F-96 (Rev. 0) effective August 18, 2021.

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June 1, 2021

NAC International is proud to support the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Navigating Nuclear, a fact-based K-12 nuclear science and technology curriculum designed to provide educators with free resources that explore the benefits and misconceptions surrounding nuclear science. ANS teamed up with the Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy and Discovery Education to create the program. 

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May 11, 2021

NAC is continually advancing its global supply chain so we can provide defense-in-depth qualified fabrication support to efficiently meet the global demand for high-quality used nuclear fuel dry cask storage (DCS) systems. One of NAC’s trusted suppliers, Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, detailed their recent supply of vertical concrete casks liners on their website: This announcement by Doosan was related to a portion of NAC’s DCS supply to a U.S. customer.  Doosan is an experienced and proven supplier of nuclear components with an NQA-1 quality program and has a deep resume of large nuclear component fabrication success.

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March 26, 2021
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of one of the members of our senior management team, Jamie Adam.  Jamie passed away peacefully on the evening of Friday, March 19, 2021 due to COVID-19 related complications in Tucson, Arizona.

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March 5, 2021

This year, Waste Management 2021 will be a fully virtual event running from March 8 through March 12 2021, with NAC International’s speakers highlighting our effective and flexible transportation solutions.

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January 22, 2021

The Department of Energy recently announced recipients of the Secretary’s Honor Awards which recognize DOE employees and contractors for their service and contributions to the department’s mission and the country’s benefit.

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November 18, 2020

Berkeley, California – Deep Isolation announced today it closed its $20 million Series A raise, led by nuclear industry leader NAC International Inc. (NAC). This represents a significant industry milestone for the disposal of nuclear waste.

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