Technical skill sheet

Development of the confinement properties of sub-soils for storage facilities

  • Centre of research : MINES ParisTech, Gosciences
  • Prestation : Advice, assessment, training - Research and Development

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Long term stability of geological environments and their installations : - Underground storage facilities: Storage of high activity and long-lived radio-active waste - Transport of radio-nuclides in the form of colloids - Storage and sequestration of the CO2 - Storage and recycling of the co-products from the industrial activities (toxic metals, slag from blast furnaces) and incineration of waste - Management and use of the sub-soil as a space resource - Storage of energy - Development of underground space


- Underground storage facilities

- Production of mineral fuels, soil, materials

- Construction, civil engineering, and public works

- Mining engineering


Software for assistance in the management of the fluid purification systems (primary and secondary systems of a nuclear unit)

Hytec platform : taking chemical reactions into account, modelling of transport of reagent materials

Characterisation and experimental resources : - Microscopy resources : scanning electron microscope, X-ray diffractometers, electronic micro-probe and ionic micro-probe - Petrophysical equipment (porosimeters, permeameters) - Equipment for soil and rock mechanics - Equipment associated with the study of the mechanical and hydraulic fragmentation of rocks - Water analysis laboratories