Cumbrian firm wins £30m Sellafield contract

TSP Engineering will provide containers that will transfer nuclear waste from the Magnox Swarf Storage Silo to newly-built storage facilities on the Sellafield site

Sellafield’s Magnox reprocessing plant set to restart this week

The company said it carried out a temporary ‘ramping up’ of the plant to finish processing some spent fuel that had remained while it was shut down

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Sellafield shifts focus to high priority work as it restarts operations

The nuclear decommissioning facility will focus on high hazard projects with a reduced workforce and social distancing norms in place

Sellafield donates £10k to provide food to vulnerable communities

The funding will be used to provide the elderly, disabled and low income families with food parcels and cooked meals along with activity packs for 1,200 children under the age of 16

Microbial life discovered in Sellafield’s radioactive waste

Researchers say the growing microbe colonies could hamper decommissioning plans underway at the site

Martin Chown appointed as new chief of Sellafield

The company is responsible for the safe and secure operation and clean-up of the Sellafield nuclear site

Costain wins hot contract to treat Sellafield waste with heat

The firm claims its plasma vitrification technology could ‘truly revolutionise the treatment’ of nuclear waste

Major milestone for Sellafield as final fuel leaves nuclear plant

The Calder Hall nuclear power station is empty of fuel for the first time since the 1950s

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