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.
As the £8.5 million Integrated Innovation in Nuclear Decommissioning (IIND) competition heads into the final stages, NDA Head of Technology Melanie Brownridge invites the 5 collaborative projects to outline their work.
Wood's Ged McGill says the competition's clear pathway to an active demonstration provided a real focus for innovation.
Adrian Davis-Johnston says Nuvia is proud of the collective team effort that has overcome challenges and ensured the project is on track.
Createc's Matt Mellor outlines how testing new technology in a realistic environment is incredibly beneficial, enabling companies to make the leap from inactive to active use.
Tony Carrigan, from Cavendish Nuclear, outlines how 3 existing technologies have been brought together and have potential to transform how radioactive cells are decommissioned.
David Main, from Barrnon Ltd, describes how the Integrated Innovation in Nuclear Decommissioning competition enables exciting research that would otherwise be difficult for a small company.
The specialist skills of offshore engineering can be successfully adapted for nuclear decommissioning, as one northern business has found. To coincide with the first anniversary of the government’s Industrial Strategy, which encourages such cross-sector sharing. Red Engineering’s Joe Orrell shares the two-year journey of his expansion into nuclear.
During Green Great Britain Week, which marks the 10th anniversary of the Climate Change Act, Clare Fuller looks at how our world-leading nuclear decommissioning industry is a part of the UK's clean growth.
NDA's Head of Technology Melanie Brownridge welcomes the government's recently published Nuclear Sector Deal and the benefits it will bring for innovation in nuclear decommissioning.