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Wednesday 23 April 2014

New socio economic annual report published

The contract to decommission the Dounreay site places socio economic commitments on both the site licence company (Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd) and the Parent Body Organisation (Cavendish Dounreay Partnership).

Work added to the Dounreay closure programme includes the removal of nuclear fuel and materials - seen here being prepared for transportation - from the site

Wednesday 16 April 2014

NDA sets key tasks for 'role model' Dounreay

Dounreay’s owners today set out their priorities for decommissioning in a three-year business plan approved by Ministers.

Tuesday 15 April 2014

New civilian guard force to be created at Dounreay

DSRL announced today that it will be creating a new civilian guard force at Dounreay.

Thursday 10 April 2014

Site alert to be tested

Dounreay will be testing its site alert system on Friday April 11.

Thursday 27 March 2014

Dounreay apprentice is voted Scotlandís best

Dounreay’s Erin Thomson won Scottish Nuclear Apprentice of the Year at a night of glitz and glamour in Manchester last week.

Thursday 20 March 2014

Commitment to safety at Dounreay recognised by international award

 The British Safety Council has announced the winners of its International Safety Awards for 2014, given to organisations in recognition of their proven commitment to workplace health and safety.

Tuesday 11 March 2014

Dounreay nuclear submarine test reactor fault

On March 6, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond announced that low levels of radioactivity had been discovered in the cooling waters of the nuclear submarine test reactor at Dounreay.

Tuesday 4 March 2014

Dounreay planning update gets green light from Council planners

 Dounreay’s latest overview of planning requirements for the site’s decommissioning programme has been approved by planners.

Thursday 20 February 2014

Dounreay event highlights opportunities for supply chain

Small and medium sized companies are being encouraged to bid for work opportunities at Dounreay.

Friday 7 February 2014

Alarms to be tested over weekend

Dounreay will be testing its SCRAM alarm intermittently on the morning of Saturday, February 8.

Thursday 6 February 2014

Minister sees Dounreay decommissioning first hand

Dounreay welcomed Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism to see the world leading decommissioning work taking place at the site.

Monday 3 February 2014

Supply chain invited to attend free workshop

DSRL will be running a free workshop to train the supply chain on the new Complete Tender Management (CTM) system.

Wednesday 22 January 2014

Additional work may mean delay in Dounreay staff run-down

Management at Dounreay are facing the challenge of how to accommodate additional work from the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) whilst maintaining the same annual spend, the same Interim End State – and most importantly, the same priority on working safely and securely that the site is renowned for.

Wednesday 15 January 2014

DFR hazard reduced

To protect the most vulnerable section of the DFR reactor nitrogen gas blanket, a protective cage has been installed around the control system which is housed in the DFR airlock entrance.

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