Westinghouse Signs Sellafield Agreements As Part Of Two Consortia

Posted by NucNet on 28 January 2016 in NucNet

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Westinghouse Electric Company has signed two 10-year framework agreements for decommissioning work at the Sellafield site in the UK, a statement said.

One agreement is as part of the Cumbria Nuclear Solutions Ltd (CNSL) consortium and the other is as part of The Decommissioning Alliance (TDA) consortium. Westinghouse is one of six companies in the CNSL consortium, along with James Fisher Nuclear, React Engineering, Shepley Engineers, Jacobs Stobbarts, and WYG Engineering. It is one of three companies in the TDA consortium with Energy Solutions and Jacobs. CNSL said its agreement is for “multi-disciplined site remediation and decommissioning services”. TDA said the scope of its agreement includes “strategic planning, solution innovation and risk reduction support”. The Sellafield site comprises of a range of nuclear facilities, including redundant facilities associated with early defence work, and operating facilities associated with the Magnox reprocessing programme, the thermal oxide reprocessing plant (Thorp), the Sellafield mixed oxide fuel plant and a range of waste treatment plants.