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Busiest ever: 2016 nuclear decommissioning supply chain event

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Strengthening the NDA estate supply chain

Ron Gorham, Head of Supply Chain Optimisation and SME Champion, is delighted that visitors to the recent NDA Estate Supply Chain Event again voted the day a huge success, with a 96% positive rating in a follow-up survey.

Transfer of nuclear decommissioning skills in Wales

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Magnox Ltd successfully transfer 14 employees from Wylfa to Trawsfynydd (70 miles apart)

Natasha Hanson, Head of HR Strategy, commends Magnox Ltd on its success in redeploying staff from its site at Wylfa, on Anglesey, to its Trawsfynydd site in Gwynedd. She explains the benefits of this approach for the workforce and the importance for NDA’s mission to decommission the UK’s earliest nuclear sites.

Learning from experience helps shift radioactive waste at Hunterston A site in Scotland

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Hunterston Bunker 4 and 5 from Bunker 5 entrance

Stuart Blair, Higher Activity Waste Production Manager at Magnox Ltd, describes how lessons learned have meant that the second of Hunterston’s five concrete waste bunkers has now been successfully emptied of its hazardous contents – using 23 less containers than the first bunker clearance, and completing 6 weeks ahead of schedule.

Successful radioactive waste retrieval from underground chambers at Berkeley site in Gloucestershire

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Inside the Fuel Element Debris (FED) vault at Berkeley nuclear site in Gloucestershire

Paul Oswald, Site Delivery Manager at Magnox Ltd, describes how, 50 years after its accumulation and a number of failed attempts to retrieve it, a uniquely complex range of mixed waste is finally being retrieved from the vaults where it was kept. Find out more about the work to ensure safe storage of this radioactive waste.

NDA investment of more than £7m leverages an additional £39m for Meirionnydd and Anglesey

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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.