Decommissioning of the Dragon High Temperature Reactor (HTR)

The Winfrith Dragon Reactor, located at the former United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) Research Site, was a prototype High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactor (HTR) (20 MW Thermal) that operated between 1964 and 1975. It is being decommissioned as part of the Magnox Ltd Site Closure Programme.

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AREVA Awarded Contract for Nuclear Site Decommissioning for 12 Sites Throughout the UK

This contract applies to 12 sites throughout the UK managed by the decommissioning company Magnox Ltd as well as the nuclear site at Dounreay in Northern Scotland, Radioactive Waste Management Limited’s site in Harwell and the Low-Level Waste Repository in West Cumbria.

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Sellafield Making Strides in Nuclear Cleanup with Silo Emptying Plant

The decommissioning of one of Sellafield’s most hazardous buildings has taken a huge step forward with the arrival of a machine that will scoop out its radioactive contents.

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