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Operators at the UK’s Sellafield site have removed the first zeolite skip from the First Generation Magnox Storage Pond (FGMSP) to a self-shielded box, which was then placed in the new Interim Storage Facility.

Date: Friday, 29 March 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssellafield-begins-removal-of-zeolite-skips-from-legacy-pond-to-new-storage-11640320

The first of 237 zeolite skips has been removed from Sellafield's First Generation Magnox Storage Pond, which has been prioritised for clean-up by the UK's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

Date: Thursday, 28 March 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/First-zeolite-skip-removed-from-Sellafield-pond

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

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

The UK and Japan have signed a £12 million ($16.3m) research and technology deployment collaboration to help automate nuclear decommissioning and aspects of fusion energy production.

Date: Friday, 22 January 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-and-japan-to-collaborate-on-new-technologies-for-decommissioning-and-fusion-8466353

Reprocessing operations have ended at the Thermal Oxide Reprocessing Plant (Thorp) at the Sellafield site in the UK after 24 years. The facility will now be used to store used nuclear fuel until the 2070s.

Date: Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Reprocessing-ceases-at-UKs-Thorp-plant

The UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority has announced the winners of its 2017 NDA Estate Supply Chain Awards, recognising excellence in skills and capacity building, technical innovation, collaboration and export success across its suppliers.

Date: Thursday, 02 November 2017
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnda-commends-supply-chain-5962861

The second and final shipment of high-level waste (HLW) from the UK to Switzerland has been completed. The waste resulted from the reprocessing and recycling of used nuclear fuel from Swiss nuclear power plants at Sellafield.

Date: Monday, 17 October 2016
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UK-completes-return-of-Swiss-reprocessing-waste


A demonstration plant to vitrify radioactive waste has completed initial commissioning before deployment at the UK's Sellafield site.

Date: Monday, 23 November 2015
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsvitrification-plant-at-sellafield-completes-cold-testing-4734765