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Rolls-Royce vies for UK nuclear role

Rolls-Royce vies for UK nuclear role

Posted January 22nd, 2019 In News

Rolls-Royce has confirmed it is in talks with Chinese state-run firm China General Nuclear (CGN) over providing essential systems for a new power station in the UK. Proposed design for Bradwell B The UK engineering company makes instrumentation and control systems for nuclear reactors. The plant will be based at Bradwell, on the River Blackwater […]

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Hitatchi suspend Horizon New Build

Hitatchi suspend Horizon New Build

Posted January 17th, 2019 In News

Hitachi has announced it will suspend work on a £20bn nuclear plant in the UK because of rising construction costs. The decision puts thousands of jobs at risk if the Wylfa Newydd facility in Anglesey, north Wales, is scrapped. The Japanese firm had been in talks with the UK government since June about funding for […]

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A facility to treat historical plutonium at the Sellafield site approved

Posted January 2nd, 2019 In News

A facility to treat historical plutonium at the Sellafield site in Cumbria has been given planning permission despite community concerns. The £1bn project is intended to cut risks associated with the storage of the lethal radioactive material dating from the early days of the facility. Seascale Parish Council had expressed “grave safety reservations”. But Copeland […]

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