Divertor remote handling system
Sunderland-based engineers develop fusion reactor robot

Assystem is developing a machine able to withstand large levels of heat and radiation to remove impurities from plasma and replace components

Sellafield awards £4.5bn contracts to support nuclear decommissioning

The Sellafield nuclear site is home to one of the most complex portfolios of construction projects in the world

Chernobyl drone
Radiation-mapping drones identify new hotspots at Chernobyl

Researchers say the drones provide the capability to monitor radioactive sites and respond to nuclear incidents without exposing humans to risk

Dounreay nuclear site
Wood wins decommissioning contract at Dounreay nuclear site

The firm will work for at least seven years to close down the old nuclear reactors at the Scottish site

Vogtle nuclear plant
Vogtle nuclear plant issued $3.7bn of new funding

The US Government-backed loan guarantee aims to support the completion of the facility, which has been plagued by cost overruns and delays

US & India deal
US to help build six nuclear power plants in India

The nations have reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening bilateral security and civil nuclear co-operation

Nuclear waste
Japan struggles to relocate Fukushima nuclear waste

No other regions of Japan have agreed to accommodate toxic soil created in the 2011 meltdown

Cracks in the graphite bricks
Cracks in Hunterston B nuclear plant revealed

About 370 hairline fractures have been discovered in the reactor bricks

Atom molecule
US launches advanced reactor tech to boost new nuclear growth

A new Versatile Test Reactor will help the US to conduct research into new nuclear fuels, materials, instrumentation and sensors

New nuclear research and innovation hub to open in Derby

Nuclear AMRC Midlands aims to support manufacturers and businesses from the sector across the region