Nuclear decommissioning progress, innovation and skills

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Nuclear Sector Deal brings exciting time for innovation

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.

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Stakeholder Summit Success

Around 200 stakeholders attended our recent Summit, learning of the progress being made in decommissioning and cleaning up the legacy left from the earliest days of the UK’s civil nuclear industry.

BEIS Permanent Secretary Alex Chisholm

Alex Chisholm, Permanent Secretary at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy told around 200 key stakeholders at the NDA Stakeholder Summit:

“The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority is evolving to become a more resilient, efficient and effective organisation that continues to drive transformation and deliver value for money for the taxpayer.”

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Showcasing progress in decommissioning

Stakeholder Summit

The Stakeholder Summit aimed to encourage discussion about the NDA’s work in delivering its mission focussing on progress in R&D, waste management, skills and socio-economic sustainability.

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Sellafield’s biggest chimney chopped down to size

One of the most daring demolition projects ever undertaken at Sellafield has reached a key point.

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Sizewell divers

Specialist divers from the U.S have completed their mission to haul radioactive waste out of Sizewell A’s nuclear fuel storage ponds nearly two months early.


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Nuclear industry's class act

As the NDA’s trailblazing nucleargraduates scheme approaches its 10th anniversary, we hear from 3 graduates past and present and the opportunities the programme has given them, opening doors to new experiences in the nuclear industry.

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Building a world nuclear family

Our mission is part of a global effort to deal with the legacy from the earliest days of the nuclear industry. Our bilateral agreements and visits from overseas experts support the need for sharing knowledge internationally. 

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