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Chimney work changes Sellafield skyline

Waste and Recycling

17 April 2014

Windscale_pile_chimney_April_2014_(Sellafield)_48Work to decommission the iconic filter gallery on the last remaining chimney from the UK's historic Windscale reactors has reached the half-way point.

Contractor sought to remove historic reactor core

Waste and Recycling

07 April 2014

SGHWR_(RSRL)_48Research Sites Restoration Ltd is looking for bidders for a £40-60 million ($66-100 million) project to design, test and build the specialist equipment to remove the core from the UK's prototype steam generating heavy water reactor.

Horizon gears up for expansion

Corporate

20 March 2014

Horizon new HQ 48Horizon Nuclear Power is ramping up its workforce in preparation for constructing two new nuclear power plants in the UK. The company is also building larger headquarters.

Magnox waste facility supplier chosen

Corporate

16 April 2014

A facility to encapsulate legacy materials from Magnox fuel stored at the UK's Sellafield site will be built by a French-British joint venture under a contract worth up to £1.2 billion.

Cavendish Fluor wins UK decommissioning contract

Corporate

31 March 2014

Winfirth_B72_demolition_Feb_2014_(RSRL)_48A joint venture between Cavendish Nuclear and Fluor Corporation has been selected to handle the £7 billion decommissioning of the UK's Magnox power plants as well as several nuclear research facilities.

British boy builds fusion reactor

Other News

07 March 2014

Youngest fusioneer 48A thirteen-year-old schoolboy has become the youngest "fusioneer" - a person to build a fusion reactor.