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Construction is continuing at the Sellafield Product and Residue Store Retreatment Plant at the Sellafield site in the UK, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and Sellafield Ltd announced on 16 July. The plant has received full business case approval from the government and the project can now accelerate, leveraging investment from Sellafield Ltd and its delivery partners and creating long-term construction and manufacturing opportunities for the local and national economies.

Date: Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssellafield-product-and-residue-store-retreatment-plant-moves-forward-8910607

Doosan Babcock has signed a three-year contract to provide a range of industrial support services in support of the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s fusion research and technology programme.

Date: Friday, 16 July 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsdoosan-babcock-and-altrad-to-support-uk-fusion-research-8898484

Sellafield Ltd. has awarded Bechtel Cavendish Nuclear Solutions (BCNS) a two-year contract extension and added work to the Pile Fuel Cladding Silo (PFCS) project at the Sellafield site in Cumbria, northern England.

Date: Friday, 25 June 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsbechtel-cavendish-nuclear-solutions-wins-sellafield-contract-extension-8845387

Stainless Metalcraft, part of Avingtrans PLC’s Process Solutions and Rotating Equipment division, and Sellafield Limited have mutually agreed to exercise the option, to enter into the second phase of the contract to provide high integrity stainless steel storage boxes for Sellafield.

Date: Thursday, 03 June 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssellafield-ltd-confirms-contract-with-metalcraft-for-waste-storage-boxes-8785885

US-based Jacobs said on 18 May that it had been selected to provide asset management solutions to the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). Under the four-year contract, Jacobs and its strategic supplier, PA Consulting, will support the NDA on the implementation of its asset management strategy, applying new digital decision-making tools to improve efficiency and reduce operational costs on nuclear-licensed sites in the NDA estate.

Date: Friday, 21 May 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsjacobs-to-provide-asset-management-solutions-to-uk-nda-8757402

A new specialist nuclear transport organisation was officially launched in the UK on 19 April. Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS) is part of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) group and specialises in the operational, commercial, engineering, legal, and regulatory expertise that underpin nuclear transport and logistics operations.

Date: Friday, 23 April 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnew-integrated-nuclear-transport-system-for-uk-8690478

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

IAEA-led international research on the management of severely damaged used nuclear fuel is providing key lessons learned from sites such as Fukushima Daiichi, Chernobyl and Three Mile Island and demonstrating the value of global scientific collaboration, IAEA said on 11 March.

Date: Tuesday, 16 March 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiaea-study-looks-at-severely-damaged-used-fuel-10-years-after-fukushima-8601284

Decarbonising heat will be essential for global emissions reduction efforts in the coming years, Aiden Peakman of the UK Nuclear Innovation and Research Office told a high-level joint workshop held by the International Energy Agency and the International Atomic Energy Agency. Current generation light-water reactors and next-generation advanced reactors could significantly help in decarbonising the heat sector, he said.

Date: Saturday, 06 March 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Decarbonise-heat-to-meet-emissions-targets,-worksh

The Belgian agency for the management of radioactive waste, NIRAS/ONDRAF has selected a consortium, led by Sweco Belgium and including Orano Projets, Jacobs and Arteum Architects, for a framework contract covering new treatment and storage facilities.

Date: Friday, 12 February 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsbelgian-radwaste-agency-signs-contract-for-treatment-and-storage-facilities-8510464