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Unique counter-terrorism workshop

Posted December 20th, 2011 In News

Matom are to run a special one day counter-terrorism workshop in association with the Continuity Forum and our specialist partners . On the 26th January 2012 the workshop will be held at the prestigious British Airways headquarters at Heathrow Airport. Aimed at corporate Business Continuity Managers, Building Managers, Security Managers, Facility Managers and Corporate Risk […]

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TEPCO to be asked to close all 10 Fukushima nuclear plants

Posted December 2nd, 2011 In News

The Yomiuri Shimbun has reported that prefecture officials will ask TEPCO to decomission all of the 10 nuclear reactors in the Fukushima prefecture. Nuclear safety agreements require TEPCO to seek prior consent from local governments before operations are resumed. TEPCO has already decided to decommission the Nos. 1-4 reactors at the Fukushima Dai ichi. At […]

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More nuclear workers required

Posted December 2nd, 2011 In News

The UK nuclear sector workforce will need to grow by about 68% before 2025, offering significant employment prospects for young people. The 68% figure is based on information given by Neil Baldwin, the chairman of the country’s National Nuclear Skills Academy and managing director of reactor operator Magnox Ltd. He was speaking to the Nuclear […]

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GE Hitachi proposes PRISM for UK plutonium disposal

Posted December 2nd, 2011 In News

GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has proposed the construction of a nuclear power plant comprising two Prism fast reactors at Sellafield to assist the UK in disposing of its of reactor-grade plutonium stockpile. The proposal comes as the UK government consults on ways to manage its stockpile of uranium. The country is currently storing about 112 […]

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