MW Hargreaves, a world-leading provider of complete ventilation solutions, has concluded a £10 million, two-year project at the Chernobyl New Safe Confinement (NSC) in Ukraine, one of the world’s largest engineering feats in recent history. MW Hargreaves supplied over 6,000 metres of specialist ductwork to the site.
Sellafield’s newest plant is up and running, supporting the site’s clean-up mission. Evaporator D has been set to work reducing the volume of Sellafield’s most radioactive waste product – highly active liquor. The £750m plant is the only evaporator on the site able to process high-level liquid waste.
Official statistics published by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) show the vital role nuclear power plays in providing low carbon electricity in Scotland, with more than 80% of the electricity generated coming from nuclear and renewable sources.
The Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) has welcomed confirmation from the Office for Nuclear Regulation and the Environment Agency that they have approved Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe’s UK ABWR reactor design. Horizon Nuclear Power plan to use the technology at its first site at Wylfa Newydd.
A new study released today shows that the UK’s civil nuclear sector contributed £6.4 billion to the UK economy last year – equivalent to the aerospace manufacturing industry; and its 65,000 employees are part of one of the most productive workforces in the country. The study, compiled ...
James Fisher Nuclear, a subsidiary of James Fisher and Sons PLC, has reached the first important milestone in a project to decommission one of the UK earliest experimental reactors. The project has reached the ‘Design Detail’ stage, when the client, Magnox and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority authorises the move towards implementation
Anglesey’s hidden history has been uncovered by budding archaeologists taking part in a community dig and open days around the Wylfa Newydd site. As part of its ongoing archaeological investigations for the Wylfa Newydd Project, Horizon Nuclear Power invited local people from across Anglesey and North Wales.
Nuvia, the international nuclear engineering, project management and services contractor, has secured a multi-million pound contract to support the completion of the Box Encapsulation Plant (BEP) for Sellafield Limited’s Seascale site in Cumbria. The BEP will process nuclear waste retrieved from Sellafield’s historical Storage Silos/Ponds and prepare ...
The demolition of one of Sellafield’s tallest hazards has started. A chimney on top of the oldest reprocessing plant on the nuclear site will be crunched away at a rate of one metre a week. The tower will be gone by 2020, resulting in a permanent change to the Sellafield skyline.
The UK should invest in new nuclear as part of the wider electricity mix to secure a sustainable and low carbon future and to forge new trading relationships post-Brexit, according to a new report launched by leading think tank ResPublica. The UK’s 15 existing nuclear reactors churned out 65TWh of power in 2016.
Rolls-Royce has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with state-owned Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) to conduct a technical feasibility study for the construction of a Rolls-Royce Small Modular Reactor (SMR) in Jordan, highlighting the growing international interest in small modular nuclear technology. The signing took place ...
New polling released today shows that only 10% of the UK public agree with the UK government’s decision to leave Euratom, the Treaty which regulates the nuclear sector across Europe, at the same time as leaving the European Union.