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

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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Potential technologies include robotics, sensors, artificial intelligence and autonomous systems

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