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Matom MD to speak at the Contamination Expo this October

Posted on: 14 September 2016

Matt Tuck, Managing Director of Matom Ltd will be speaking at the Contamination Expo this October at ExCeL London – 12-13th October 2016 Matt  is a chartered radiological protection professional with over 25 years of experience with hazardous materials in advisory, management, and operational capacities. He advises the Society for Radiological Protection on a specialist committee […]

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Matom are recruiting

Posted on: 14 September 2016

Matom have multiple vacancies for SC Cleared Decommissioning Operatives, Waste Engineer and Waste Coordinator. See our  recruitment page for more information

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Matom appoint new Operations Manager

Matom appoint new Operations Manager

Posted on: 16 August 2016

Matom is pleased to announce the new appointment of Mark Musgrave as Operations Manager. Mark has been with Matom since 2010 and takes over the operational management role from Tom Robson. Tom, director and founder of Matom, is pleased to hand over this responsibility having been Operations Director since co-founding Matom in 2000. Matt Tuck, […]

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Horizon funds training facilities for Wylfa Newydd apprentices

Posted on: 12 August 2016

The UK’s Horizon Nuclear Power will provide funding towards the construction of a new Engineering Centre of Excellence at a college on the Isle of Anglesey. The facility will be used for the training of apprentices for Horizon’s planned nearby Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant. Horizon announced yesterday it is providing funding of £1 million ($1.3 […]

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Unit 2 of Haysham II breaks a world record

Posted on: 3 August 2016

Unit 2 of the Heysham II nuclear power plant on the north west coast of England yesterday broke the world record for the continuous operation of a commercial nuclear power reactor. The reactor is due to be taken offline next month for maintenance. As of 1 August, the Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor (AGR) achieved 895 days […]

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Nuclear Decommissioning Authority loses High Court case vs EnergySolutions on £7bn Magnox contract

Posted on: 2 August 2016

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has lost its High Court case vs Energy Solutions for the awarded £7bn Magnox contract. The full report can be found here: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/TCC/2016/1988.html THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE FRASER XII Summary of findings I include at Appendix 4 a list of the corrected scores both for the RSS and CFP tenders in respect of all the […]

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Matom are recruiting

Posted on: 1 August 2016

Matom are currently recruiting – see our Recruitment page for more information

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Hinkley Point: Surprise delay for nuclear plant deal

Posted on: 29 July 2016

Plans to build the first new UK nuclear plant in 20 years have suffered an unexpected delay after the government postponed a final decision until the early autumn. French firm EDF, which is financing most of the £18bn Hinkley Point project in Somerset, approved the funding at a board meeting on Thursday. However, the government […]

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Nuclear power plants must be value for money, say MPs

Posted on: 26 July 2016

Future nuclear power projects in Wales must be value for money and create jobs where they are built, MPs have said. The Welsh Affairs Committee said it was satisfied with safety, but wanted clarity on costs. It said Wylfa Newydd on Anglesey should only be built if its electricity costs no more than that from […]

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Capenhurst chosen to store nuclear submarine radioactive waste

Posted on: 12 July 2016

Radioactive waste from decommissioned Royal Navy nuclear submarines will be stored in Cheshire, the Ministry of Defence has announced. A site in Capenhurst, near Ellesmere Port, has been selected to store steel containers from 19 redundant vessels. The components, described as having “intermediate” radioactivity, were used to house the submarines’ core reactors but no longer […]

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