Magnox: Final milestone achieved at one of UK’s most iconic nuclear plants

Staff at Sellafield’s Magnox Reprocessing Plant have safely reprocessed the final box of spent fuel, marking the completion of a 10-year programme

UK starts formal discussions to support new nuclear build in Wales

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority is working with Welsh development firm Cwmni Egino on proposals for the siting of the nuclear plant at NDA’s site in Trawsfynydd, north Wales

New robotics and AI hub to support Sellafield nuclear decommissioning

The facility in Whitehaven, known as RAICo1, will be used by Sellafield Ltd, supply chain partners and academia to develop technologies needed for decommissioning

Up to £750k offered for innovative tech to remotely monitor legacy nuclear sites

The competition is seeking technologies that will help achieve a step change improvement in data capture and which enables new predictive modelling capabilities to proactively improve decision-making

New business to manage UK’s radioactive nuclear waste

The Nuclear Waste Services will oversee the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s integrated waste programme

Five UK firms chosen to demonstrate innovative tech to tackle radioactive waste

They will work on a mixed pile of non-radioactive waste, with the aim of proving they can increase recycling rates, reduce the number of waste containers sent for disposal and reduce the hazard to people and the environment

EDF agrees new arrangements to decommission seven UK AGR nuclear plants by 2030

The deal negotiated by the government with EDF is estimated to save taxpayers £1 billion

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority appoints new Sellafield chair

Tony Meggs will take up the post for a three-year term on 3rd May 2021, replacing Lorraine Baldry who has led the Sellafield Board since May 2018

Robots to dismantle nuclear power stations

The £12 million-project will see long-reach robotic arms deliver faster and safer decommissioning of reactors in Japan and the UK

New £5m project supports UK’s nuclear waste disposal programme

Testing has started on a new system to seal deep boreholes