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magnox

an alloy consisting mostly of magnesium with small amounts of aluminium and other metals, used in fuel elements of nuclear reactors
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After being cooled in a storage pond, its casings are removed and the rod taken to Sellafield's Magnox Reprocessing Plant to be reprocessed.
Magnox becoming a NDA subsidiary follows a similar change made at Sellafield in 2016, where the new model is facilitating progress and providing increased value for money for the taxpayer.
Tim Dunham, Magnox Head of Nuclear Operations, stated: "The site is totally focused on achieving its mission to be fuel free in 2019.
Tim Dunham, Magnox head of nuclear operations, said: "This is a proud moment for the site in its vital contribution to closing out the Magnox fuel cycle.
Magnox said: "We will seek wherever possible for these reductions to be through voluntary means.
David Fitzsimons, Hertel UK and Ireland managing director, said the Magnox deal was the third major nuclear framework contract won by the company in the last year.
Hertel, which has worked with Magnox since 2005, will operate at Hunterston A, Berkeley, Bradwell, Chapelcross, Dungeness A, Hinkley Point A, Trawsfynydd, Oldbury, Sizewell A and Wylfa in Anglesey.
LLWR is acting on behalf of Magnox Ltd for the procurement and contract management of the project, which is scheduled to take place in 2013.
The unique partnership has seen the unit move into a purpose-built facility to provide a learning and development service to all 12 Magnox sites across England, Scotland and Wales.
Judge Peter Fenn told the court that Magnox had missed an opportunity to check the safety of the sump and missed a "warning signal" - but he said the "environmental impact" of the leak had been "limited".
Magnox Electric Limited, which ran Bradwell Nuclear Station, let water from decontamination seep into the ground from 1990 to 2004.