Robot dog could soon be sniffing out hazards at Sellafield nuclear site

Sellafield Ltd held a three-day trial of Spot, the mobile robot dog developed by Boston Dynamics, at the Calder Hall nuclear power station which is currently being decommissioned

Contract worth £7.5m awarded for world’s deepest nuclear clean-up

Nuvia and its partner Graham Construction will provide advanced transition works at the 65-metre deep shaft and silo at the Dounreay nuclear site

Nuclear clean-up costs “balloon” at Sellafield

The cost of cleaning up old nuclear power stations in the UK is predicted to jump by £6.6 billion, a 7% rise on previous forecasts, operators confessed this week. Trying to stem criticism in their annual report, Chairman of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Stephen Henward referred to the “technically challenging, novel plants and processes to treat […]