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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

The UK has a total of 4,560,000 cubic metres of radioactive waste, according to the 2019 United Kingdom Radioactive Waste & Materials Inventory, published on 10 January.

Date: Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-updates-radioactive-waste-inventory-7609572

The UK's Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) has published a document setting out the broad framework within which it will operate. The framework replaces its terms of reference.

Date: Tuesday, 14 January 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UK-develops-role-of-Committee-on-Radioactive-Waste

Expert witnesses to the UK House of Lords Science and Technology Committee's inquiry into priorities for nuclear research and technologies said on 21 February that the UK's National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) cannot fulfil its role while it relies on commercial work for part of its funding.

Date: Saturday, 25 February 2017
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-national-nuclear-laboratory-needs-urgent-attention-5748511

The UK has successfully completed a 20-year programme to decommission its first nuclear power reactor the Windscale Advanced Gas Cooled Reactor (WAGR).

Date: Monday, 20 June 2011
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-decommissions-its-first-reactor

The UK government has completed its GBP50 million (EUR 56 million) sale of UKAEA Ltd to engineering company Babcock International. UKAEA Ltd operates four UK nuclear sites: Dounreay, Harwell, Winfrith and Windscale. The company provides nuclear decommissioning, waste management and site environmental remediation services in the UK and overseas. It also manages the administration of a number of nuclear industry pension schemes.

Date: Monday, 02 November 2009
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsukaea-ltd-sale-to-babcock-international-finalised

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