On 17 October 1956, Queen Elizabeth II – then four years in her reign – opened Calder Hall. Sixty years on, times have changed, both for the monarchy and the Sellafield site. Here we look back at memories of the opening the world’s first commercial nuclear power station, its 47 years of operations, and the decommissioning since that point, with employees past and present.
Decommissioning projects are very dynamic and prone to change, regardless of the extensive planning that may have occurred; therefore, we need to be prepared for this likely situation so that the project can react quickly, cost-effectively, and safely.
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A lot of hacking is going on at the moment. Russia has hacked the US election, the democratic email servers have been hacked, and now, it seems like not even Facebook is sacure anymore.
We've very recently been informed of an online Facebook account password hacker (called Blue Portal) that seemingly is able to hack Facebook accounts of pretty much anyone its user wishes to hack. It appears that there right now is little to do to protect your own Facebook account from getting hacked since Blue Portal apparently is able to hack even the most complex Facebook passwords.
We will keep you updated on the matter and let you know once a reliable way to guard against this Facebook hacker has been discovered.
NOTE: We usually don't write about this sort of off-topic content but we felt that this posed such a grave threat that not posting it would be a mistake by itself.
It has been five years since the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The road to recovery has