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Sellafield’s newly-opened Box Encapsulation Plant Product Store (BEPPS) has received its first box of nuclear waste.

Date: Friday, 22 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfirst-waste-package-for-new-sellafield-store-11390544

The newly-opened Box Encapsulation Plant Product Store - Direct Import Facility at the Sellafield site in the UK has received its first box of historical radioactive waste.

Date: Thursday, 21 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/First-waste-received-by-new-Sellafield-transfer-fa

The Guardian newspaper has recently published two articles about the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s (NDA’s) Sellafield site, both of which have been strongly repudiated by Sellafield Ltd.

Date: Friday, 08 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssellafield-repudiates-guardian-articles-on-cyber-attacks-and-leaks-11354910

The defuelling of the first reactor at the UK’s Hunterston B NPP has been completed, on time and on budget, EDF Energy reported. Reactor 3 was defuelled in 16 months and work is due to start shortly on Reactor 4.

Date: Friday, 22 September 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsdefuelling-of-first-reactor-complete-at-hunterston-b-11164076

The defueling of the first of two reactors at the Hunterston B advanced gas-cooled reactor (AGR) nuclear power plant in the UK has been completed on time and on budget, EDF Energy announced.

Date: Friday, 22 September 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Fuel-removed-from-first-Hunterston-B-reactor

Drone pilots have successfully completed two flight firsts on the UK's Sellafield site which are expected to lead the way to increased safety of employees during decommissioning. Sellafield has now become the first UK nuclear site to employ a drone equipped with a radiation monitor.

Date: Saturday, 05 August 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Drones-put-into-use-at-Sellafield-site

UK Nuclear Waste Services (NWS) has launched a strategy focused on key objectives “to ensure that the right waste form, in the right package, is managed or disposed of at the right facility”. According to the 42-page document, “NWS will support accelerated decommissioning through innovation, with legacy and future waste streams managed in the most sustainable and efficient way through technology development, expertise and setting worldwide standards to provide value for the UK.”

Date: Friday, 28 April 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-details-strategy-for-nuclear-waste-management-10794613

The UK's Sellafield nuclear facility has unveiled its AI (artificial intelligence) strategy intended to improve efficiency and safety, with the goal that by 2032 "AI will be driving safer, faster and better performance across our facilities and business functions, with established advisory systems and non-safety-critical automation".

Date: Friday, 31 March 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Sellafield-unveils-AI-strategy-to-accelerate-clean