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Old March 6th, 2019, 11:09 AM   #141
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Sellafield Visitors' Centre to be demolished


Sellafield Visitors' Centre will be demolished this month.

The popular centre, operated by BNFL, was officially opened in 1988 by Prince Philip and went on to become one of West Cumbria's biggest tourist attractions.

The £5million attraction operated for 20 years and will now be demolished this month.

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Old March 27th, 2019, 12:32 PM   #142
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New plant unveiled at Sellafield to help with nuclear clean-up


A new £250 million plant is ready to help empty Sellafield’s most hazardous nuclear waste stores.

The Silos Maintenance Facility will house and maintain the machinery that will get the waste out of two of the oldest plants on the site.

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Old July 17th, 2019, 11:12 AM   #143
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Major contract to decommission some of the most hazardous parts of Sellafield extended to 2026


A major framework contract which has delivered £385 million worth of work to decommission some of the most hazardous parts of the Sellafield site has been extended.

The Decommissioning Delivery Partnership (DDP) was launched in 2016 and involves 17 supply chain companies working across three lots to demolish redundant buildings, clean up land and retrieve waste from the site’s legacy storage ponds and silos.

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Old August 16th, 2019, 11:28 AM   #144
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Top-level report setting out key nuclear milestones to be used by Sellafield


A TOP-LEVEL report setting out key nuclear milestones nationwide will be used as template for Sellafield to compile their own version.

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) published its Mission Progress Report last month to shows what has been achieved so far and what is still left to do.

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Old November 9th, 2019, 11:58 AM   #145
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Small nuclear power station consortium targeting Cumbrian sites


A consortium headed by engineering giant Rolls Royce has revealed it expects to develop its first-of-a-kind small nuclear reactors in Cumbria.

Alan Woods, director of strategy and business development at Rolls Royce, told delegates at the Global Reach 2019 event that is was focusing its efforts on developing its emerging Small Modular Reactors (SMR) at existing nuclear licensed sites – with Cumbria and Wales its top targets.

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Industry heavyweights demand major push on new nuclear power stations


Heavyweights in the nuclear industry have demanded a major programme of new power stations if the ambition to cut all CO2 emissions by 2050 is to be realised.

Speaking at the Nuclear Industry Association’s (NIA) annual conference in London on Thursday, figures from the industry body along with developers stressed the importance of nuclear’s role, alongside renewable energies, in meeting the Net Zero target.

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