As the £8.5 million Integrated Innovation in Nuclear Decommissioning (IIND) competition heads into the final stages, NDA Head of Technology Melanie Brownridge invites the 5 collaborative projects to outline their work.
Wood's Ged McGill says the competition's clear pathway to an active demonstration provided a real focus for innovation.
Adrian Davis-Johnston says Nuvia is proud of the collective team effort that has overcome challenges and ensured the project is on track.
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.
As the final instalment of Sky TV’s powerful Chernobyl drama came to an end, scientist Dr Claire Corkhill welcomes the interest it’s sparked in nuclear and says we need to talk more openly about the industry's global legacy.
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.