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

Nuclear waste removed from Sellafield

The waste has been held for 60 years, in what the NDA calls one of its most hazardous sites

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

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

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

UK greenlights one of Sellafield nuclear site’s ‘biggest ever’ construction projects

The Sellafield Product and Residue Store Retreatment Plant will treat and store historic nuclear waste for at least 100 years

UK researchers offered £1m to collaborate with Japan on civil nuclear energy

Proposals must address one of the following topics: radioactive waste treatment, robotic and autonomous systems for decommissioning, fuel debris materials and decommissioning technology

Sellafield nuclear site faces bullying and harassment allegations

Workers reportedly describe how racial, sexist and homophobic bullying had become routine

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

UK to return high-level nuclear waste to Germany

Preparations are underway for the first of the three shipments in late 2020