Createc's Matt Mellor outlines how testing new technology in a realistic environment is incredibly beneficial, enabling companies to make the leap from inactive to active use.
Tony Carrigan, from Cavendish Nuclear, outlines how 3 existing technologies have been brought together and have potential to transform how radioactive cells are decommissioned.
David Main, from Barrnon Ltd, describes how the Integrated Innovation in Nuclear Decommissioning competition enables exciting research that would otherwise be difficult for a small company.
Bill Hamilton has been responsible for the way the NDA engages with its stakeholders for 14 years. He shares the latest results and feedback from our annual survey of their views and perceptions of the organisation.
Mark Wareing, the NDA’s Major Projects and Programmes Manager, has been involved with Sellafield’s legacy ponds and silos for the last 20 years. He acts as the link between Sellafield and the NDA to support the decommissioning mission and provide assurance to government and stakeholders that the NDA are making efficient and effective progress.
The specialist skills of offshore engineering can be successfully adapted for nuclear decommissioning, as one northern business has found. To coincide with the first anniversary of the government’s Industrial Strategy, which encourages such cross-sector sharing. Red Engineering’s Joe Orrell shares the two-year journey of his expansion into nuclear.
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.
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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.
As our Annual Report and Accounts for 2017 to 2018 are published, David Peattie, Chief Executive of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, looks back over a year of progress and reflects on the learning that will transform the NDA into a stronger organisation, in the best possible shape to face challenges of the future.