Mark Rouse recently had the opportunity to try his hand at being an airfed suit operator in the training simulator at Dounreay. “I think it was a few years ago when I was first at Dounreay, I expressed an interest …
From Professor Melanie Brownridge, NDA Technology and Innovation Director Last month I attended the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Conference on Nuclear Decommissioning in Vienna. The event brought together around 450 decommissioning experts from around the world to discuss achievements, …
As 'kindness' is the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, Kate Ellis, the NDA's Group Commercial Director, reflects on just a few ways the workforce across the NDA estate has been offering support and helping to make a difference.
The NDA businesses have made a large and varied contribution to the national request for help in the fight against Covid-19. Andrew Van Der Lem, the NDA’s Director of Government Relations, describes some of the significant contributions so far.
The NDA and two of its major contractors are sharing experience gained at Dounreay to help dismantle an experimental fast breeder reactor in Japan. Commercial manager Sarah Groves discusses the work, and how it’s helping to foster dialogue between the two communities.
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.
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.
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.
Fiona Bruce, Executive Support Manager at Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd, has been shortlisted for Women In Nuclear’s Champion of the Year Award 2018. She shares her views on the importance of gender diversity in the nuclear industry and talks about how she and others are addressing issues in the workplace that affect women at Dounreay nuclear site and in the industry generally.
David Peattie, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority's recently appointed CEO, shares his thoughts on progress in cleaning up the UK's earliest nuclear sites, as the NDA publishes its annual report and accounts for 2016/17.