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Hitatchi suspend Horizon New Build

Hitatchi suspend Horizon New Build

Posted on: 17 January 2019

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 on: 2 January 2019

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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Matom are recruiting

Posted on: 21 November 2018

Multiple vacancies See our Facebook group for details: https://www.facebook.com/groups/HPTechsandDecomOps/

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Matom secures Magnox contracts

Matom secures Magnox contracts

Posted on: 16 October 2018

Matom is delighted to announce that we have been chosen as the contractor of choice for Magnox Oldbury and Berkeley nuclear decommissioning sites for the provision of radiological protection and health physics services. This will be the first time on the NDA estate that a health physics supplier operates a managed service to optimise resource […]

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Experienced HP Technicians required

Posted on: 29 August 2018

Matom require a number of experienced HP Technicians for long term contracts at the DSRL Dounreay site. Best rates paid Please send your up to date CV to mark@matom.com

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Bechtel to manage Wylfa Newydd project

Posted on: 29 August 2018

US engineering firm Bechtel will manage construction of the proposed Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in Wales under a contract signed with Hitachi’s UK subsidiary Horizon Nuclear Power. The announcement that Bechtel has been appointed project management contractor comes just days after press reports claiming the company had withdrawn from the Wylfa Newydd project. Both […]

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Matom are recruiting – Vacancies – Jobs

Posted on: 18 December 2017

Please see our Recruitment page or our Facebook page (matomltd) for latest vacancies

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Nuclear has ‘clear role to play’ in UK Industrial Strategy

Nuclear has ‘clear role to play’ in UK Industrial Strategy

Posted on: 5 December 2017

Nuclear power accounted for a fifth of total electricity produced in the UK last year and it remains the largest single source of low carbon electricity in the UK, providing 46% of the low carbon electricity produced, with wind, solar, hydro and biomass providing the remainder, according to the Nuclear Industry Association’s first Activity Report, […]

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Matom secures NDA framework contract

Matom secures NDA framework contract

Posted on: 4 December 2017

Matom is pleased to announce that we have successfully secured a 4 year framework contract with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and the Shared Service Alliance for the provision of Radiological Protection Advice and Operational Health Physics. This framework has an estimated value of approximately £70m over the term and will commence in April 2018. Under […]

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Consultation begins for Wylfa Newydd’s nuclear waste permit

Posted on: 6 November 2017

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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