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.
As NDA Chairman Stephen Henwood CBE steps down, he reflects on nine years at the heart of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and its growing confidence as a national strategic body leading a vital UK programme.
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.
Beccy Pleasant, Head of Skills and Talent, explains why, even though NDA sites are heading for eventual closure, it is essential that NDA, its estate, subsidiaries and supply chain support apprenticeships.
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.