Sellafield


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Sellafield

the site of an atomic power station and nuclear reprocessing plant in NW England, in W Cumbria
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Cavendish has experience working with Sellafield, including ongoing work designing remote-handling equipment.
The discharge of low-level liquid wastes from Sellafield is the most significant source of artificial radioactivity in the Irish Sea, Ireland's environmental watchdog has reported.
The issues facing Sellafield have been reported to Parliament in the ONR's annual report and accounts where the ONR concluded that important progress has been made.
The inspector described the handling of the records as a "significant shortfall" that made it difficult for Sellafield to demonstrate that "vital records are being managed appropriately for these high hazard facilities".
Mr Mowat expressed his support at news that Sellafield will increase the recruitment and training of young people.
According to the company, the three way joint venture will be the sole contractor to construct the new processing plant, which will receive, segregate and encapsulate hazardous waste already stored on the Sellafield site.
The project is an integral part of the waste retrieval and hazard reduction programme for the Magnox, Swarf, Storage Silo (MSSS) at Sellafield, which is of strategic importance to the UK's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).
Sellafield Ltd carried out an intensive Certification assessment that evaluated the management system and working practices at the Wrexham based facility.
Judge Peter Hughes told the hearing that Sellafield had basic management failures and a culture that was "too lax".
Tightened security measures at Sellafield will include a stop and search of the 5,000 vehicles which use the plant every day.
Release date- 02112011 - CUMBRIA'S local authorities and Sellafield Ltd will, for the first time, work together in the process that determines how Sellafield Ltd spends its money in the supply chain.
The NDA, which operates the Sellafield plant, had a legal framework agreement with 10 Japanese utility firms to supply plutonium-uranium mixed oxide (MOX) fuel.