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Rolls-Royce SMR has been selected as the preferred nuclear technology provider for the newly-formed Solway Community Power Company planning to bring new nuclear power to West Cumbria in northwest UK.

Date: Thursday, 17 November 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrolls-royce-smr-selected-for-west-cumbria-10358125

Newly-established development firm Solway Community Power Company has selected the Rolls-Royce small modular reactor (SMR) for deployment in West Cumbria, England. Earlier this week, it was announced that four sites in the UK, including land near the Sellafield site in Cumbria, have been prioritised to deploy the first in a fleet of Rolls-Royce SMR power plants.

Date: Saturday, 12 November 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Cumbrian-development-company-chooses-Rolls-Royce-S

Rolls-Royce SMR, supported by the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), has completed a siting assessment review into potential options for deploying Rolls-Royce SMR power stations.

Date: Friday, 11 November 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrolls-royce-smr-prioritises-four-nda-sites-for-new-nuclear-10284448

UK-based Forth Engineering has secured two separate contracts to carry out work on behalf of Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) company Magnox. Forth successfully tendered to design, manufacture and provide waste retrieval solutions in Magnox wet vaults at the Hinkley Point NPP, and also won another contract to design and install active effluent pumping facilities at Magnox’s SGHWR and Dragon reactors in Winfrith.

Date: Friday, 11 November 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuks-forth-engineering-wins-two-nuclear-contracts-10285298

A siting assessment review has identified a range of existing nuclear power plant sites in the UK that could potentially host Rolls-Royce small modular reactors (SMRs), with four sites owned by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) prioritised.

Date: Thursday, 10 November 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Study-identifies-potential-Rolls-Royce-SMR-sites

The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Cwmni Egino have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support development of a new small modular reactor (SMR) project in North Wales.

Date: Friday, 14 October 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-nda-supports-siting-smrs-in-north-wales-10082348

Workers at the UK’s former fast reactor test facility at Dounreay in Scotland - which operated from 1955 to 1994 - have completed the first in a series of campaigns to seal the waste containers into place in the two near-surface low-level waste (LLW) disposal vaults at the site. 

Date: Wednesday, 12 October 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfirst-containers-sealed-dounreay-low-level-waste-vaults-10074918

The UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cwmni Egino to support their development of a new small scale nuclear project at Trawsfynydd in North Wales.

Date: Wednesday, 12 October 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Cwmni-Egino-and-NDA-sign-MoU-for-new-nuclear-in-No

Under a three-year agreement, US-based KBR has announced it will be shaping innovative future solutions to critical UK nuclear infrastructure following a contract award that advances its support in the sector. KBR will deliver expert project, programme and portfolio support to UK Nuclear Waste Services (NWS), part of the UK's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).

Date: Saturday, 08 October 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newskbr-contracted-to-support-uk-nuclear-waste-services-10066893

USA-headquartered KBR has been awarded a contract to support the UK's Nuclear Waste Services (NWS) in developing a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF). Such a facility, NWS says, will create more than 4000 jobs for the local host community.

Date: Saturday, 01 October 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/KBR-to-support-UK-repository-development