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The Atomic Weapons Establishment PLC (AWE) was ordered to pay more than £280,000 in fines and costs for significant failings relating to its use and control of explosive materials after a worker was injured when a fire broke out in an explosives processing building. This is the latest in a series of major safety incidents at AWE’s sites at Aldermaston and Burghfield in Berkshire....
The Office for Nuclear Regulation has given permission to AWE to proceed further with the construction of a new facility at its Aldermaston site. This permission marks a significant milestone for AWE in its work to modernise and rebuild the facilities needed for the maintenance of Britain’s nuclear deterrent. ...
Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) plc has been ordered to pay more than £280,000 in fines and costs for failing to control explosive materials at a site in Berkshire. An explosion took place on 3 August 2010 at the firm's premises in Aldermaston and the ensuing fire quickly spread and seriously damaged the building, Reading Crown Court was told....