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Last nuclear fuel flask leaves Wylfa

Last nuclear fuel flask leaves Wylfa

Magnox has dispatched the final flask of spent fuel from Wylfa Site for reprocessing at Sellafield in Cumbria, marking the end of defuelling operations at all of the UK’s first generation nuclear reactors.

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Final nuclear fuel removed from last Magnox reactor

Final nuclear fuel removed from last Magnox reactor

The last nuclear fuel has been safely shipped from Wylfa Site on Anglesey, North Wales, marking a major decommissioning milestone for the UK nuclear industry.

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NDA honours safety excellence at top awards

NDA honours safety excellence at top awards

Shining examples of safety and wellbeing in the nuclear industry have been honoured at a top awards ceremony today.

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Consultation outcome: NDA Radioactive Waste Strategy

Consultation outcome: NDA Radioactive Waste Strategy

This single radioactive waste strategy will apply to all radioactive waste generated within the NDA group, including materials that may become waste at some point in the future.

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Notice: Advanced Gas cooled Reactor (AGR) decommissioning

Notice: Advanced Gas cooled Reactor (AGR) decommissioning

Decommissioning the UK’s fleet of Advanced Gas-cooled Reactors (AGR).

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Daily grind foiled at Chapelcross Site

Daily grind foiled at Chapelcross Site

The daily grind is looking up after foil coffee bags became a perk in preventing radioactive gases from escaping during work to decommission the nuclear site.

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Daily grind foiled at Chapelcross Site

Daily grind foiled at Chapelcross Site

The daily grind is looking up after foil coffee bags became a perk in preventing radioactive gases from escaping during work to decommission the nuclear site.

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History made as final fuel leaves iconic nuclear plant

History made as final fuel leaves iconic nuclear plant

Defueling operations are complete at Sellafield’s Calder Hall.

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History made as final fuel leaves iconic nuclear plant

History made as final fuel leaves iconic nuclear plant

Defueling operations are complete at Sellafield’s Calder Hall.

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Corporate report: NDA and PHE Epidemiology Governance Group Annual Report 2018 to 2019

Corporate report: NDA and PHE Epidemiology Governance Group Annual Report 2018 to 2019

This document provides a summary of activity during the financial year 2018 to 2019 in relation to work governed by this group.

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Magnox Ltd becomes a subsidiary of the NDA

Magnox Ltd becomes a subsidiary of the NDA

Magnox Ltd has become a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) after ownership transferred from the Parent Body Organisation, Cavendish Fluor Partnership.

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Magnox Ltd becomes a subsidiary of the NDA

Magnox Ltd becomes a subsidiary of the NDA

Magnox Ltd has become a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) after ownership transferred from the Parent Body Organisation, Cavendish Fluor Partnership.

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Special delivery marks milestone moment for Sellafield project

Special delivery marks milestone moment for Sellafield project

One of the most important construction projects at Sellafield has taken a major step forward.

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Spotlight shines on next generation of nuclear workforce

Spotlight shines on next generation of nuclear workforce

Young people with world-leading jobs in the nuclear industry have been highlighted by the BBC as part of a national jobs feature.

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Sellafield’s tallest stack cut down to size

Sellafield’s tallest stack cut down to size

The demolition of Sellafield's tallest stack is almost complete

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Successful start for Sellafield repackaging mission

Successful start for Sellafield repackaging mission

One of the most important risk reduction tasks in the UK nuclear industry has achieved its first milestone.

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Equality takes centre stage at this year's Mey Highland Games

Equality takes centre stage at this year's Mey Highland Games

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) celebrated equality and diversity at this year’s Mey Highland Games, the first games of their kind to welcome adaptive athletes.

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Equality takes centre stage at this year's Mey Highland Games

Equality takes centre stage at this year's Mey Highland Games

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) celebrated equality and diversity at this year’s Mey Highland Games, the first games of their kind to welcome adaptive athletes.

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Radioactive Waste Management Managing Director announces retirement

Radioactive Waste Management Managing Director announces retirement

RWM's Managing Director, Bruce McKirdy, has announced he will retire and leave the organisation in March 2020.

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£multi million R&D contracts: suppliers invited to find out more

£multi million R&D contracts: suppliers invited to find out more

The NDA has embarked on a process to award new four-year R&D framework contracts and is inviting suppliers to find out more at an information day in west Cumbria.

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Chairman of the NDA to step down

Chairman of the NDA to step down

NDA Chairman, Tom Smith, has decided not to seek a further term on the NDA Board when his term ends in February 2020.

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Nuclear graduates come together to learn about industry opportunities

Nuclear graduates come together to learn about industry opportunities

RWM shares information on GDF programme with specialists of the future

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Sellafield clean up contract wins extension after string of success

Sellafield clean up contract wins extension after string of success

A framework contract which helps deliver Sellafield’s decommissioning programme has been extended after 3 years of success.

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Sellafield Ltd CEO to step down after five years of unprecedented progress

Sellafield Ltd CEO to step down after five years of unprecedented progress

Sellafield Ltd Chief Executive Paul Foster will leave the company in January 2020.

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Decommissioning Programme takes centre stage at NDA Stakeholder Summit

Decommissioning Programme takes centre stage at NDA Stakeholder Summit

Around £20 million saved under LLW Repository Ltd's accelerated schedule, and not a single Lost Time Accident.

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NDA pledges £495,000 to aid North Anglesey Economic Regeneration Plan

NDA pledges £495,000 to aid North Anglesey Economic Regeneration Plan

Chief Executive David Peattie makes commitment during nuclear industry summit in Llangefni.

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Sellafield funding for app to support parents of ill children

Sellafield funding for app to support parents of ill children

Our donation will help pay for licencing of software which digitally connects hospital with home.

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Royal opening for £30m education campus

Royal opening for £30m education campus

Campus Whitehaven - our largest ever community investment - was officially opened by HRH Princess Anne.

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NDA named finalist in top PR awards

NDA named finalist in top PR awards

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority will join some of the UK’s top PR teams tonight as part of an awards ceremony marking the best communications projects.

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Sellafield Ltd launches transformational education programme

Sellafield Ltd launches transformational education programme

A transformative education programme, which aims to raise standards in every classroom in West Cumbria, has been launched.

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UK and US continue collaborative nuclear agreement

UK and US continue collaborative nuclear agreement

The 10-year-old trilateral Statement of Intent (SOI) between US and UK government organisations responsible for nuclear clean-up was recently renewed for a further 5 years.

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Nuclear Decommissioning Authority appoints David Peattie as Chief Executive Officer

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority appoints David Peattie as Chief Executive Officer

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has announced the appointment of David Peattie as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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Installed: the machine set to clean up Sellafield’s most hazardous building

Installed: the machine set to clean up Sellafield’s most hazardous building

A 350-tonne machine has been installed at Sellafield to tackle one of the world’s most challenging nuclear clean-up jobs.

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Doors open at unique nuclear archive

Doors open at unique nuclear archive

A unique new archive, funded by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, has today opened its doors to the public for the first time, bringing together historical nuclear records from all over the UK.

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Harwell nuclear site in Oxfordshire reaches platinum jubilee

Harwell nuclear site in Oxfordshire reaches platinum jubilee

Celebrations are taking place at our Harwell site this festive season as the former research centre, birthplace of the UK nuclear industry, reaches the grand old age of 70.

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Radioactive sludge removed from Sellafield pond for first time

Radioactive sludge removed from Sellafield pond for first time

Radioactive sludge has been transferred out of the world’s oldest nuclear fuel pond for the very first time, marking a historic achievement in the decades-long programme to clean up Sellafield.

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Lifetime honour for NDA Chief Executive John Clarke

Lifetime honour for NDA Chief Executive John Clarke

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Chief Executive John Clarke has been given a lifetime achievement award for services to the nuclear industry.

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Launch of National Nuclear Skills Strategic Plan unites sector on skills as it embarks upon renaissance

Launch of National Nuclear Skills Strategic Plan unites sector on skills as it embarks upon renaissance

NDA welcomes the launch of the Nuclear Skills Strategic Plan to ensure UK nuclear employers, including the supply chain, can recruit skilled people at the required rate to meet the sector’s ambitious forward programme.

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Work underway to remove nuclear reactor core in Dorset

Work underway to remove nuclear reactor core in Dorset

Magnox Ltd has begun work on the final piece of the decommissioning jigsaw at the former Steam Generating Heavy Water Reactor (SGHWR) on the Winfrith site in Dorset.

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Supplier awards shortlist announced

Supplier awards shortlist announced

The NDA has announced the names of the businesses and organisations which have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2016 Supply Chain Awards.

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Divers clean up ponds at nuclear site in Kent

Divers clean up ponds at nuclear site in Kent

For the first time in the UK, divers are being used to clean up former cooling ponds in a safe, environmentally beneficial way.

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Sign up now for last places at nuclear decommissioning event

Sign up now for last places at nuclear decommissioning event

Visitor numbers for the 2016 NDA Estate Supply Chain Event have now reached more than 1400. A few hundred places remain for those who have yet to register.

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Decontamination milestone reached at Bradwell

Decontamination milestone reached at Bradwell

The NDA welcomes Magnox Ltd's successful decontamination of more than 10,000 square metres of walls, floors and ceilings at the site of a former nuclear power station in Essex.

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John Manzoni is to support nuclear decommissioning event

John Manzoni is to support nuclear decommissioning event

The number of delegates registering for November’s NDA Estate Supply Chain Event at Manchester is heading towards the 1,000 figure.

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Japanese Ambassador to the UK visits Dounreay

Japanese Ambassador to the UK visits Dounreay

NDA welcomed the opportunity to share decommissioning progress at its most northern site with the Japanese Ambassador to the UK.

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