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Graduates offered chance to be part of Dounreay decommissioning

Graduates offered chance to be part of Dounreay decommissioning

Engineering, science and business graduates are being offered the chance to work on one of Europe’s most complex closure programmes.

Dounreay photos first on show at new national archive

Dounreay photos first on show at new national archive

More than 320,000 items from Dounreay’s historic photo collection have been transferred to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s new national archive in time for its opening in Wick.

First cut out of reactor pond wall

The first block of concrete has been removed from the structure of one of Dounreay’s cooling ponds – representing a major first step in demolishing the redundant giant chamber.

The search is on for top apprentices

The search is on for top apprentices

Dounreay has launched its latest search for new apprentices in Caithness – marking the 62nd year that young people will have kick-started their career at the site The company has a proud history of recruiting high calibre local candidates, with more than 1,000 young people joining the scheme...

Dounreay staff raises £6k for Christmas charities

Dounreay staff raises £6k for Christmas charities

Dounreay staff dug deep into their pockets in December to support a local children’s gift appeal They raised £3,500 for the Caithness FM Christmas gift appeal fund at the site’s Christmas lunches  The charity, which is run by local radio station Caithness FM, donates Christmas gifts for...

Dounreay Christmas Closure 2016

The site closes for the festive period at 3pm on Friday 23 December 2016 and reopens on Wednesday 4 January 2017 For “out of hours” media enquiries, please call 01847 803210 and ask for the duty press officer  We wish you a Merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous new...