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Hitachi appoints three further Wylfa Newydd partners

Hitachi appoints three further Wylfa Newydd partners

Three more companies - WS Atkins plc, KBR and Wood - have been appointed by Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe Limited to support delivery of the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in Wales.

New Nuclear 22 October 2018


International forum shines spotlight on export controls

International forum shines spotlight on export controls

International experts are meeting in Abu Dhabi to discuss global nuclear non-proliferation and export controls at a four-day workshop hosted by the UAE's nuclear regulator. Meanwhile, China General Nuclear has described a change to US policy on exports to China as inappropriate.

Nuclear Policies 15 October 2018


UK plans for Brexit deal-no deal scenarios

UK plans for Brexit deal-no deal scenarios

The UK government has provided an update on its position regarding Euratom and its policy on climate change in the event it does or does not secure a deal with the European Union on Brexit.

Nuclear Policies 15 October 2018


UK decommissioning research centre opens

UK decommissioning research centre opens

The Centre for Innovative Nuclear Decommissioning Engineering has officially opened in Workington with the aim of innovating and delivering future engineering leaders, supporting the UK's nuclear decommissioning programme in west Cumbria.

Waste & Recycling 05 October 2018


IAEA assesses operational safety of Torness plant

IAEA assesses operational safety of Torness plant

The managers of the Torness nuclear power plant in the UK are committed to improving the operational safety and reliability of the two-unit plant, a team of experts led by the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded.

Regulation & Safety 04 October 2018


Jacobs secures Dounreay decommissioning work

Jacobs secures Dounreay decommissioning work

USA-based Jacobs Engineering Group has been awarded two four-year framework agreements by the UK's Dounreay Site Restoration Limited to provide design and engineering services, and safety case production and peer review services.

Waste & Recycling 03 October 2018


Hunterston A storage pond clearance completed

Hunterston A storage pond clearance completed

Work to empty and decontaminate the former used fuel storage pond at the Hunterston A Magnox nuclear power plant in Scotland was recently completed, removing one of the site's highest hazards.

Waste & Recycling 02 October 2018


UK nuclear phaseout would be costly mistake, says think tank

UK nuclear phaseout would be costly mistake, says think tank

Electricity generating costs would rise by 15% and carbon emissions from the power sector would more than triple by 2030 if the UK were to abandon nuclear energy in favour of a mix of wind and gas, according to the New Nuclear Watch Institute.

Nuclear Policies 28 September 2018


Engineering firms unite for Hinkley Point C

Engineering firms unite for Hinkley Point C

Altrad, Balfour Beatty Bailey, Cavendish Nuclear and Doosan Babcock have joined forces to officially form the MEH Joint Venture to deliver the erection sequence for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant site in the UK.

Corporate 27 September 2018


UK and USA enhance nuclear research cooperation

UK and USA enhance nuclear research cooperation

The UK's National Nuclear Laboratory and the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have agreed to cooperate on nuclear energy research. The announcement came as the UK and USA signed a nuclear R&D action plan.

Nuclear Policies 14 September 2018