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Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS), part of the UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), has been commissioned by UK nuclear start-up newcleo to carry out feasibility studies in several areas of nuclear transport requirements. NTS will support newcleo by investigating packaging solutions for nuclear fuel; physical security for nuclear fuel; and transport routing and asset options.

Date: Thursday, 25 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnts-to-carry-out-feasibility-studies-on-fuel-transport-11459877

Great British Nuclear (GBN) is to drive rapid expansion of nuclear power in the UK at an unprecedented scale and pace as the government kickstarts a competition to encourage the development of small modular reactor (SMR) technology. A joint statement from the Department for Energy Security & Net Zero, GBN, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), Energy Security Secretary Grant Shapps, and Nuclear Minister Andrew Bowie announced “a massive revival of nuclear power”. This is intended to place the UK “at the forefront of a global race to develop cutting-edge technologies to rapidly deliver cleaner, cheaper, more secure energy”.

Date: Friday, 21 July 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-launches-nuclear-revival-11019899

The UK's Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has awarded Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation UK (USNC) and its partner Jacobs a grant of up to GBP22.5 million (USD29 million) to support the development and demonstration of high-temperature gas-cooled reactor technology.

Date: Friday, 21 July 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ultra-Safe-and-Jacobs-get-USD29-million-UK-grant

Companies can register their interest with the newly launched Great British Nuclear (GBN) for the competition to secure funding support which the UK government says could lead to billions of pounds invested in small modular reactor (SMR) projects.

Date: Wednesday, 19 July 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UK-launching-SMR-selection-competition

The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) has awarded UK-based Cavendish Nuclear, a subsidiary of Babcock International Group, a contract to support of the decommissioning of the Monju Prototype Fast Reactor (PFR) in Fukui Prefecture.

Date: Wednesday, 10 May 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscavendish-contracted-to-support-decommissioning-of-japans-monju-reactor-10831730

British nuclear services company Cavendish Nuclear has been awarded a contract by Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) to provide specialist capability in support of the decommissioning of the Monju prototype fast breeder reactor (PFR).

Date: Thursday, 04 May 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Monju-sodium-to-be-processed-in-the-UK

The UK government has allocated GBP3.3 million ($3.8m) to help develop the next generation of nuclear reactors. The funding will support the early-stage innovation for six winning projects, helping attract private investment and supporting the creation of new, highly-skilled green jobs, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said.

Date: Wednesday, 07 September 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-government-allocates-funds-for-next-generation-nuclear-technology-9980914

The UK government has announced GBP3.3 million (USD3.8 million) in funding to support the development of advanced nuclear technology. Six projects aimed at developing Advanced Modular Reactors (AMRs) in the UK have been selected to receive funding totalling GBP2.5 million.

Date: Saturday, 03 September 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UK-government-funding-for-advanced-reactor-develop

The Magnox reprocessing plant at Sellafield will end its operations in July, marking the completion of the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority's (NDA) Magnox Operating Programme.

Date: Wednesday, 18 May 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UK-reprocessing-plant-to-end-operations

A new specialist nuclear transport organisation has officially launched today in the UK. Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS), part of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), operates Direct Rail Services (DRS) and Pacific Nuclear Transport Limited (PNTL), which offer rail and shipping services, respectively. The NDA is also in the process of integrating its radioactive waste management businesses.

Date: Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UKs-NDA-launches-new-nuclear-transport-division