Dounreay


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Dounreay

(do͞on`rā, do͞onrā`), village, Highland, N Scotland. Several nuclear breeder reactors are located nearby.

Dounreay

the site in N Scotland of a nuclear power station, which contained the world's first fast-breeder reactor (1962--77). A prototype fast-breeder operated from 1974 until 1994: a nuclear fuel re-processing plant has also operated at the site
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Total quantity or scope: The scope of service is for the continuous supply of the following grout powders to the Dounreay Site:
Site operators Dounreay Site Restoration Limited employed specialist firms to detect and drill into the seabed for particles and assess them.
Duncan McLaren, chief executive of Friends of the Earth Scotland, said: "It's extremely worrying the cleanup of Dounreay is exposing such a hazardous material.
Radioactive particles have been found around Dounreay and washed up on the beach close to the seaside plant.
Dr Ken Oates, consultant in public health for NHS Highland, said: "We are working closely with our colleagues in Dounreay to ensure all precautions are being taken.
DOUNREAY was at the forefront of nuclear technology when it opened in 1955 - now it's halfway through a pounds 2.
Officially, the 41-year-old was dismissed from Dounreay because of his poor work performance
Implementing agency : Dounreay Site Restoration LimitedSC307493,
The Tories said: "Our candidate is free to campaign for a new nuclear station at Dounreay if he wishes.
Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL), the company responsible for decommissioning the site on the north coast of Scotland, said it had identified "unacceptable behaviours and practices" by staff.
Donny Mackay of Highland council said: "We are very happy with the decision - as is Dounreay.
The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority was penalised over an incident at Dounreay in Caithness.