Sellafield trials new system for mapping radioactive hotspots

It promises to transform the decommissioning of the redundant nuclear plant

Contract worth up to £15m awarded for Dounreay nuclear site clean-up

Cavendish Nuclear has been chosen to develop the Design and Engineering Services Framework

Two UK firms win £6m Sellafield contract

Two companies in the UK have won a share of a multi-million pound contract at Sellafield. TSP Engineering and Cavendish Nuclear will supply containers for decommissioning the Magnox Swarf Storage Silo (MSSS). The 50-tonne containers will be used to move radioactive materials from the MSSS to newly constructed treatment and storage facilities on the site. […]

Cavendish wins £5.5bn to manage 12 UK nuclear sites

A new joint venture company has been awarded a contract worth up to around £5.5 billion to manage 12 UK nuclear sites and their decommissioning programmes. The Cavendish Fluor Partnership (CFP) expects to save the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), which owns the sites, more than £1.5 billion over the 14-year duration of its contract. Kevin […]

Firms scoop £160m Sellafield nuclear clean-up job

A joint venture between infrastructure group Balfour Beatty and Cavendish Nuclear has been given the go-ahead to build a £160 million nuclear decommissioning support facility at Sellafield. They will construct a 0.5 hectares, 25 metre-high facility that will support two existing waste silos, i.e. underground vertical cylindrical structure for storage, in retrieving historic waste and […]

Olympics sustainability champ wins women’s engineering gong

A sustainability advisor for two Olympics games took home one of the top gongs at the Women In Science and Engineering (WISE) awards yesterday night. Held at the Science Museum in London, the awards recognise the best women in the business for leadership skills and excellence, from schoolroom to the boardroom including engineers and academics. […]