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.
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.
It’s UK Robotics Week and the NDA’s Technical Assurance Manager Darrell Morris explains how the NDA Group is joining other industries and organisations to explore the latest robotic technologies. He shares details of some of the robots now tackling decommissioning challenges.
International Women’s Day shed focus on the strengths and achievements of women around the world. And to showcase women in the nuclear industry, Clare Fuller hears from two women: Dorothy Gradden OBE, who started her career more than 20 years ago, and Heather Patterson, who only began working in the industry last October. Together, they highlight the differences in the sector.
NDA Research Manager Yvonne Morris looks back on a conference that attracted more than 100 people to share ideas and progress on the latest research activities in nuclear decommissioning. The annual Nuclear Frontiers conference has taken place for the last …
NDA Head of Technology Melanie Brownridge is inspired by the promising innovative ideas now being explored in the £8.5 million competition to find new ways of dealing with problematic, highly radioactive nuclear facilities.
Steven Carroll, Head of the programme to empty Sellafield’s oldest nuclear waste store, celebrates the completion of work to that could finally enable the highly radioactive contents to start being removed next year.
Bill Hamilton, NDA’s Head of Stakeholder Relations, shares the findings of a recent survey into what people think about the organisation and the nuclear clean-up progress.
Beccy Pleasant, the NDA’s Head of Talent and Skills, shares her enthusiasm for a new online skills-matching service, the Nuclear Gateway, that puts job candidates in direct contact with a pool of prospective employers.
The NDA’s Risk Manager Richard James explains how a recent conference brought experts together in a joint cross nuclear industry drive to improve how we deal with the many risks around us.