Just over week ago Nicole Cowles was interviewed by ITV Border for one of a series of programmes titled “We are Frank, Fearless and Female” that was broadcast to mark International Women’s Day 2020. Nicole gives us an insight into being a transgender woman and working for a equal opportunities employer that welcomes equality, diversity and inclusivity in the workplace.
NDA's Head of Technology, Melanie Brownridge, explains how the NDA ensures the right level of research and development helps progress the decommissioning mission. Melanie seeks feedback on this approach via the consultation on NDA’s draft revised strategy.
Ron Gorham, NDA's Head of Supply Chain Optimisation, seeks challenges and suggestions from our supply chain. We want to continue encouraging a dynamic, vibrant supply chain.
Jon Phillips, NDA’s Director of Communications, celebrates investment for north-west Wales and explains why supporting efforts that help mitigate the impacts of decommissioning on local communities is an important part of the NDA’s remit.
Calder Bain, who started his apprenticeship in the 1960s at Dounreay and worked on the Dounreay Fast Reactor (DFR) before it was built, is part of the site’s in-house design team responsible for safely dismantling the reactor. He ponders on the unique challenges they face.
Lee Chapman of FIRMA Engineering Ltd, Doncaster, discusses some of the challenges faced by small businesses looking to enter the decommissioning market.
John Lawes, NDA Contract Manager at Dounreay, explains how the NDA's Asset Transfer Scheme has enabled the Dounreay site to acquire a third fire engine so that it complies with requirements from its regulator: Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR).
Richard James, NDA’s Risk Manager, reports from a recent conference led by the NDA’s Chief Executive John Clarke. Around 40 senior executives from the NDA estate, the Site Licence Companies (SLCs) and the regulatory authorities attended the 2015 annual Risk Management Conference.
John Clarke, NDA CEO, responds to the recent Spending Review announcements and explains the value of working with the supply chain to identify opportunities for saving money over the next 5 years. John also encourages you to comment on our draft strategy and business plan which will be published for consultation early in 2016.
Simon Tucker, NDA’s Head of Information Governance and Managing Director of NDA Archives Ltd, explains why it is vitally important to preserve the records and information that we hold, as well as capture the expertise that thousands of staff across our estate have collectively built up over the years.
David Vineall, Human Resources Director for the NDA, welcomes a new scheme funded by Scottish Government and NDA that will bring employers and schools closer together.