This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

Article image
Innovative use of robots and unmanned aerial vehicles at Sellafield 24 March 2023

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) is working with Sellafield Ltd on the deployment of robots and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on the Cumbrian site. It is part of the licensee’s drive to accelerate hazard risk reduction through new and innovative approaches within the industry, which ONR supports....

Article image
EDF confirms plans to extend lifetime of two UK nuclear power plants 13 March 2023

EDF has confirmed that it will keep turbines turning at its Heysham 1 and Hartlepool power stations until at least March 2026. The decision was made after a rigorous review by EDF of the technical and commercial cases for life extension....

Article image
Sellafield Ltd fined £400,000 after worker injured 07 March 2023

Sellafield Ltd has been fined £400,000 after admitting a health and safety breach that resulted in a worker sustaining serious back injuries when he fell from a scaffolding ladder at the nuclear site. The company attended Carlisle Magistrates Court on March 6 following a prosecution prepared by the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR)....

Article image
Sellafield silo installs second waste retrieval machine 03 March 2023

Last month, another silo emptying machine was fully built inside the Magnox Swarf Storage Silo, with the final piece of equipment – the main control cubicle – being lifted into the silo and fixed into position....

Article image
Rolls-Royce working with industrial group on the potential deployment of SMRs in Poland 14 February 2023

Rolls-Royce SMR has signed a memorandum of intent (MOI) with Polish industrial group, Industria, allowing the companies to collaborate on the deployment of small modular reactors (SMRs) in Poland....

View Digital Issue & Archive

Most Viewed Articles

Twitter Feed