We have been reprocessing used nuclear fuel at Sellafield for decades, first in the First Generation Reprocessing Plant, then the Magnox Reprocessing Plant and, since the 1990s, in the Thermal Oxide Reprocessing Plant (Thorp). But what exactly is reprocessing?
During Green Great Britain Week, which marks the 10th anniversary of the Climate Change Act, Clare Fuller looks at how our world-leading nuclear decommissioning industry is a part of the UK's clean growth.
NDA's Director of Nuclear Operations, Alan Cumming, shares his views on safety and wellbeing after speaking recently at the NDA’s first ever Group Safety and Wellbeing event.
Research Manager Rick Short describes the two-year process of setting up a new research consortium with 10 universities as well as partner organisations in the public and private sector.
Whether you want to improve your project management skills or pursue it as a new career, the Project Academy for Sellafield can help. Sellafield Ltd's training manager for project delivery, Wes Robinson, explains why.
Have you ever wondered what happens behind Sellafield’s security fences? Or how the site evolved from a farm to a nuclear icon and one of the biggest environmental clean-up challenges in Europe? Sellafield Ltd’s head of corporate communications, Emma Law, takes you inside Sellafield.
NDA Inventory Manager, Martin James, outlines how international nuclear agencies are working together to report, for the first time, on global trends in how radioactive waste and spent fuels are managed.
Are you a supplier working across the NDA’s estate? Have you thought about applying for our Annual Awards? Find out what winning, or even being shortlisted, could mean and consider the benefit for your own business. Applications close on 5 September.
Our mission is part of an international effort to deal with the legacy from the earliest days of the nuclear industry, so working with other countries is essential in sharing vital knowledge that helps us all reach our shared goal. The NDA’s Head of International Relations, John Mathieson, explains how bilateral agreements and visits from overseas experts, as well as exchange visits, support this global drive.
NDA's Head of Technology Melanie Brownridge welcomes the government's recently published Nuclear Sector Deal and the benefits it will bring for innovation in nuclear decommissioning.