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Consultation begins for Wylfa Newydd’s nuclear waste permit

Posted November 6th, 2017 In News

How the £10bn Wylfa Newydd power station will manage and dispose of nuclear waste is the subject of a consultation. It will look at how the station on Anglesey will discharge, transfer and dispose of radioactive material. Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is asking for views on Horizon’s application for an environmental permit. This only deals with […]

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Matom to exhibit at the NDA Estate Supply Chain Event

Posted October 26th, 2017 In News

Matom will be exhibiting at the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Estate Supply Chain Event at Event City, Manchester on Thursday 2nd November 2017. As a Tier 2 supplier to the NDA this event is a useful one to catch up with our customers and partners. Please come along and meet the team at Booth D8 Attendance […]

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Talks confirmed for Korean stake in UK Horizon nuclear project

Posted July 31st, 2017 In News

Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) confirmed today it is in talks about “cooperation” with Horizon Nuclear Power, which is planning to build two large reactors at Wylfa Newydd in Wales. KHNP said that Hitachi Japan had proposed cooperation with Horizon, its fully-owned UK project company, and that “KHNP is in the early stages of examining various […]

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Matom are recruiting – Vacancies – Jobs

Matom are recruiting – Vacancies – Jobs

Posted July 4th, 2017 In News

Matom has multiple vacancies – jobs. Please see our recruitment page here

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Hinkley Point C under scrutiny

Posted June 24th, 2017 In News

UK government plans for a new £18bn nuclear power station have come under fire from public auditors, who call it “a risky and expensive project”. The National Audit Office (NAO) said the costs and risks for consumers had not been sufficiently considered. Its report comes nine months after the government granted final approval for the […]

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Vacancies – Matom is recruiting

Vacancies – Matom is recruiting

Posted April 5th, 2017 In News

Matom is currently recruiting. Multiple roles Please see our recruitment page for our latest vacancies.

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UK parliamentarians launch nuclear R&D inquiry

Posted January 30th, 2017 In News

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee is inviting contributions to its new inquiry into priorities for nuclear research and technologies. In 2011 the Committee investigated whether the UK’s research and development (R&D) capabilities were sufficient to meet the country’s nuclear energy needs in the future, ensuring a safe and secure supply of nuclear […]

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UK nuclear industry faces prospect of Euratom exit

Posted January 30th, 2017 In News

The UK intends to leave the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom), according to explanatory notes to a bill the government published yesterday authorising Brexit. The notes state the bill empowers the prime minister to leave both the European Union and Euratom. The peaceful use of nuclear energy within the EU is governed by the 1957 […]

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Chapelcross nuclear waste storage facility size increase approved

Posted January 25th, 2017 In News

Plans have been approved to increase the size of a facility to store radioactive waste at the former Chapelcross nuclear plant. Dumfries and Galloway Council had previously agreed smaller-scale proposals on the site near Annan. The building will have a reinforced concrete floor about 60cm (2ft) thick and “shield walls” up to 45cm (18in). It […]

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Sizewell C: Councils ‘not convinced’ by nuclear power plant plans

Posted January 25th, 2017 In News

EDF Energy has been told to reconsider its designs for the new Sizewell C nuclear power station in Suffolk. The French energy giant wants to build the plant next to existing power stations near Leiston. It says it will create 25,000 “employment opportunities” and is currently consulting on the proposals. But, in a joint statement, […]

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