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100% of specialist nuclear vessel recycled in a first for UK fleet

100% of specialist nuclear vessel recycled in a first for UK fleet

The decommissioning of Oceanic Pintail has “set the standard for others to follow” after 100% of the 3,865-tonne specialist nuclear vessel was recycled.

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Raising the roof at Dounreay’s newest radioactive waste store

Raising the roof at Dounreay’s newest radioactive waste store

The first roof beams have been lifted into place at Dounreay’s newest shielded radioactive waste store.

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Corporate report: NDA value framework: how we make decisions

Corporate report: NDA value framework: how we make decisions

The value framework comprises factors or “decision-criteria” against which we can assess the performance of options that enable our mission.

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Corporate report: The NDA group inclusion strategy 2021 to 2025

Corporate report: The NDA group inclusion strategy 2021 to 2025

This strategy sets out the NDA’s diversity and inclusion priorities from 2021 to 2025.

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Triple recognition for Sellafield’s supply chain approach

Triple recognition for Sellafield’s supply chain approach

Sellafield Ltd’s supply chain team received national recognition in three categories at a prestigious Excellence in Procurement awards in London.

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Corporate report: Direct Research Portfolio Annual Report 2019 to 2020

Corporate report: Direct Research Portfolio Annual Report 2019 to 2020

The NDA group’s R&D investment of approximately £86 million in 2019 to 2020 included a separate budget for the direct commissioning of strategic projects. This Direct Research Portfolio is the focus of this report.

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Westminster event showcases NDA group apprentices.

Westminster event showcases NDA group apprentices.

13 graduates and apprentices from across the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) group are representing the decommissioning sector at the Nuclear Skills & Apprenticeships Fair.

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Teaching a new dog nuclear tricks

Teaching a new dog nuclear tricks

A robot dog could soon be sniffing out hazards at Europe's most complex nuclear site.

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Door installation is key to progress of Dounreay radioactive waste store

Door installation is key to progress of Dounreay radioactive waste store

A significant step forward in the construction of Dounreay's new shielded radioactive waste store has taken place.

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Transparency data: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Organisation Chart

Transparency data: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Organisation Chart

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority organisation chart showing senior positions and names, with structure for other functions.

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Transparency data: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: spend and expenses data 2021 to 2022

Transparency data: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: spend and expenses data 2021 to 2022

Financial transactions, including invoices paid, expenses paid to staff, procurement and travel card spend made by NDA in the first months of the current financial year.

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Corporate report: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Annual Report and Accounts 2020 to 2021

Corporate report: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Annual Report and Accounts 2020 to 2021

Our 2020 to 2021 annual report and accounts reviews a year of progress towards our mission of cleaning up and decommissioning the UK’s civil nuclear sites.

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Corporate report: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Annual Report and Accounts 2020 to 2021

Corporate report: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Annual Report and Accounts 2020 to 2021

Our 2020 to 2021 annual report and accounts reviews a year of progress towards our mission of cleaning up and decommissioning the UK’s civil nuclear sites.

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World first process achieves significant hazard reduction at Dounreay

World first process achieves significant hazard reduction at Dounreay

One of the most significant hazards at Dounreay has been removed, following 4 years of complex problem solving, in a 40 hour operation.

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Sellafield new build project powers ahead

Sellafield new build project powers ahead

One of the nuclear site's biggest ever construction projects has taken a huge step forward – 2 months ahead of schedule.

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Low Level Waste Repository becomes a subsidiary of the NDA

Low Level Waste Repository becomes a subsidiary of the NDA

Low Level Waste Repository Ltd (LLWR) is now a subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) after its ownership was transferred from UK Nuclear Waste Management Ltd (UKNWM).

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Sellafield supplier's investment creates jobs in Cumbria

Sellafield supplier's investment creates jobs in Cumbria

A new data contract leads to new technical centre based in Whitehaven.

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Sellafield supplier's investment creates jobs in Cumbria

Sellafield supplier's investment creates jobs in Cumbria

A new data contract leads to new technical centre based in Whitehaven.

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West Cumbrian firm wins £30 million nuclear contract

West Cumbrian firm wins £30 million nuclear contract

A West Cumbrian firm has been awarded a contract to provide personal protective equipment across the NDA group.

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Dounreay graduates create online work experience

Dounreay graduates create online work experience

A team of Dounreay graduates put their heads together to come up with a new virtual way of delivering work experience to young people.

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World’s deepest nuclear clean up underway

World’s deepest nuclear clean up underway

The shaft and silo project ‘advanced transition’ work is getting underway at Dounreay.

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Corporate report: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: departmental review

Corporate report: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: departmental review

The BEIS review of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority makes recommendations on the Authority's capacity to fulfil its mission more effectively and efficiently.

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Corporate report: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Framework Document

Corporate report: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Framework Document

The broad governance and management framework within which the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) will operate.

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Transparency data: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: spend and expenses data 2020 to 2021

Transparency data: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: spend and expenses data 2020 to 2021

Financial transactions, including invoices paid, expenses paid to staff, procurement and travel card spend made by NDA in the first months of the current financial year.

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Unprecedented eighth successive Golden Whistle Award for Direct Rail Services

Unprecedented eighth successive Golden Whistle Award for Direct Rail Services

Direct Rail Services (DRS) has been named ‘The Best Performing Rail Freight Operator’ for the eighth year running at the Golden Whistle Awards.

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Research: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Nuclear Decommissioning – Current Use and Future Opportunities

Research: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Nuclear Decommissioning – Current Use and Future Opportunities

The project catalogued all previous instances of the use of UAVs across the NDA group (Sellafield Ltd., Magnox Ltd., LLW Repository Ltd., Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd. and AWE) to assist with decommissioning and related activities

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Guidance: Nuclear Industry Aqueous Waste Management Good Practice Guidance

Guidance: Nuclear Industry Aqueous Waste Management Good Practice Guidance

The Aqueous Waste Management Good Practice Guide details the principles, processes and practices during the management of aqueous effluent that is contaminated, or potentially contaminated, with radioactivity.

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Research: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Nuclear Decommissioning – Current Use and Future Opportunities

Research: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Nuclear Decommissioning – Current Use and Future Opportunities

The project catalogued all previous instances of the use of UAVs across the NDA group (Sellafield Ltd., Magnox Ltd., LLW Repository Ltd., Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd. and AWE) to assist with decommissioning and related activities

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Research: Guiding Principles on mixing in the management of radioactive wastes

Research: Guiding Principles on mixing in the management of radioactive wastes

Development of technologies to improve the application of the Waste Hierarchy

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Wanda Goldwag appointed as Chair of Nuclear Transport Solutions

Wanda Goldwag appointed as Chair of Nuclear Transport Solutions

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has announced that Wanda Goldwag has been appointed as Chair of Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS).

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Milestone for Chapelcross as store accepts first waste package

Milestone for Chapelcross as store accepts first waste package

Magnox Limited has delivered a major decommissioning milestone at Chapelcross Site with the first active waste package placed into the site’s storage facility.

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Global banking giant joins Sellafield’s Bus Station project

Global banking giant joins Sellafield’s Bus Station project

Barclays brings Eagle Lab concept to Whitehaven

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Measuring the ‘unmeasurable’: research paper could help Dounreay clean up plutonium legacy

Measuring the ‘unmeasurable’: research paper could help Dounreay clean up plutonium legacy

Ground-breaking research published in Nature Communications shows that traces of plutonium in the environment can be identified as being from global or local sources.

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Measuring the ‘unmeasurable’: research paper could help Dounreay clean up plutonium legacy

Measuring the ‘unmeasurable’: research paper could help Dounreay clean up plutonium legacy

Ground-breaking research published in Nature Communications shows that traces of plutonium in the environment can be identified as being from global or local sources.

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Transparency data: NDA privacy notice for socio economic grant funding

Transparency data: NDA privacy notice for socio economic grant funding

Find out how the NDA and its businesses will use your information when you apply for grant funding.

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Policy paper: Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement 2019 to 2020

Policy paper: Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement 2019 to 2020

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business.

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Transparency data: Magnox Ltd: gender pay gap report and data 2020

Transparency data: Magnox Ltd: gender pay gap report and data 2020

Data on the difference in employees’ average earnings from April 2019 to March 2020.

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It’s been a massive effort in challenging times

It’s been a massive effort in challenging times

Praise for employees and supply chain as Sellafield Ltd hits clean-up milestone

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Transparency data: NDA: gender pay gap report and data 2020

Transparency data: NDA: gender pay gap report and data 2020

Data on the difference in employees’ average earnings from April 2019 to March 2020

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Transparency data: LLWR: Gender Pay Gap Report 2020

Transparency data: LLWR: Gender Pay Gap Report 2020

Data on the difference in employees’ average earnings.

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Consultation outcome: NDA Draft Business Plan 2021 to 2024 for Consultation

Consultation outcome: NDA Draft Business Plan 2021 to 2024 for Consultation

The Draft Business Plan sets out key activities and expected progress for all 17 of the NDA’s nuclear sites over the next 3 years.

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Corporate report: NDA Business Plan 2021 to 2024

Corporate report: NDA Business Plan 2021 to 2024

Our current Business Plan includes a 20 year overview and planned activities for the next 3 years.

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Case study: Quality and Continuous Improvement First Generation Magnox Storage Pond (FGMSP)

Case study: Quality and Continuous Improvement   First Generation Magnox Storage Pond (FGMSP)

A good practice approach within the First Generation Magnox Storage Pond (FGMSP) shows how continuous improvement can improve performance.

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Corporate report: NDA Strategy: Integrated Impact Assessment (IIA) and Post Adoption Statement 2021

Corporate report: NDA Strategy: Integrated Impact Assessment (IIA) and Post Adoption Statement 2021

This IIA identifies potential environmental, socio-economic and health impacts associated with activities as outlined in the Strategy.

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Corporate report: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Strategy effective from March 2021

Corporate report: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Strategy effective from March 2021

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority's current strategy sets out the strategic direction and long-term objectives.

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