Pond clean-up activities across Magnox are now focused on Chapelcross Site in Scotland, the only site with water still to be drained down.
It's estimated that around 5 more years are required to reach a similar stage to Oldbury, Sizewell A and Dungeness A Sites which recently completed draining and decontamination programmes.
Ben Taylor, Safety Case Manager for the Decommissioning Programme, has been working to develop Magnox’s requirements for the newly launched Sort and Segregate Nuclear Waste competition. He believes that the successful system could be of value right across the nuclear sector.
Do you think you have what it takes to join one of the most advanced workforces in the world? If so, then Magnox, the company responsible for decommissioning the UK’s oldest nuclear reactors, wants to hear from you.
Sian Downey became an apprentice at 16 and is now Senior HR Business Partner at Magnox. She shares her experience.
Health Physics Monitor Charlotte Hall was over 30 when she started her training at Trawsfynydd nuclear site, and is passionate about encouraging more women into technical roles.
Phoebe Lynch started work as an apprentice electrician because she loved fixing things. Now the Reactor Decommissioning Engineering Manager at Magnox, she wants to encourage more girls to consider technical careers.
Business technician Craig Norman opted for an apprenticeship because he wanted to combine practical work experience with learning, and aims to become a chartered accountant in the nuclear industry.
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.
Three Magnox sites have achieved major milestones in their ponds decommissioning programme, working in a challenging radioactive environment to remove empty skips, sludge and other debris before draining off the water.