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Thursday 2 April 2015

Easter site closure 2015

Dounreay closes for the Easter holidays on Thursday, April 2 and reopens on Tuesday, April 7.

Tuesday 31 March 2015

Dounreay to carry out emergency exercise

An emergency exercise will be held at Dounreay on the evening of April 1.

Monday 30 March 2015

Annual exhibition to be held at Dounreay

The fifteenth annual Science, Technology and Innovation exhibition is being held at Dounreay on Thursday June 4.

Friday 27 March 2015

NDA sets out Dounreay clean-up tasks

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, the public body that owns Dounreay and funds its clean up, has published its annual business plan, setting out key tasks for the site licence company DSRL to deliver in the next 12 months.

Wednesday 25 March 2015

Dounreay knowledge to be housed in new nuclear archives

Sixty years of knowledge from the UK’s fast reactor programme at Dounreay will be housed in the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s new nuclear archives to be built in Wick.

Friday 20 March 2015

Sky dims as moon eclipses the sun

Britain's most northerly nuclear site was among the best places on the UK mainland to witness today's solar eclipse when an estimated 97 per cent of the sun was obscured momentarily by the orbit of the moon.

Friday 13 March 2015

Dounreay graduate engineer participates in online careers fair

DSRL graduate engineer Gregor McLean has been asked to get involved with a UK-wide careers fair being run on social media site LinkedIn.

Friday 27 February 2015

Supply chain encouraged to find innovative decommissioning solutions

 “We want to work with you to develop innovative solutions for a range of challenging projects”, companies were told yesterday at Dounreay’s annual supply chain event.

Friday 13 February 2015

End of historic fuel contract story in site newspaper

The final shipment of foreign waste to Belgium features in the February/March issue of the site newspaper, Dounreay News.

Thursday 5 February 2015

Jordanís right on target

Following on the heels of the recent all British final of the World Professional Darts championship, Dounreay's 2nd year electrical apprentice Jordan Oag tells us about his own ambitions to play at the famous Lakeside venue one day.

Thursday 29 January 2015

Supply chain invitation to annual Suppliers Day

Companies are being invited to attend Dounreay’s annual Suppliers Day on February 26.

Thursday 22 January 2015

Testing of Dounreay criticality evacuation (SCRAM) alarm

Unscheduled testing of the Dounreay criticality evacuation (SCRAM) alarm will take place today at approximately 5pm.

Thursday 8 January 2015

Dounreay Site Closure

The weather forecast for tomorrow (Friday January 9) has identified hurricane force winds and gusts of 100mph for a period of six hours around the time of Dounreay inmuster.

Monday 5 January 2015

Final shipment completes historic fuel contract

The final shipment of foreign waste to Belgium has completed a fuel contract made between the UK Atomic Energy Authority and SCK/CEN of Belgium in the 1990s.

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