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First class experience for Dounreay’s new graduates

First class experience for Dounreay’s new graduates

Ten new graduates started their careers at Dounreay this week as the company’s graduate development programme entered its second year Applications to the scheme soared after the success of last year’s first ever graduate intake, with more than 200 applications received Candidates were put...

Dounreay gets the NaK

The destruction of one of the highest hazards remaining in the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) estate has been completed at Dounreay Around 68 tonnes of highly radioactive liquid metal coolant was removed from the Dounreay Fast Reactor (DFR) and safely destroyed over a ten year period...

August 2016 bank holiday closure

Dounreay closes for the bank holiday on Monday, August 1 and re-opens on Wednesday, August 3 For “out of hours” media enquiries, please call 01847 803210 and ask for the duty press...

Monumental move for reactor relic

Monumental move for reactor relic

After sitting pride of place in the foyer of Dounreay’s Prototype Fast Reactor (PFR) for almost fifty years, the commemorative granite stone table has found a new home On Sunday June 12, the inscribed stone table was lifted out of the former reactor building and taken through to the Nuclear...

Putting our best foot forward

Putting our best foot forward

Staff and contractors have walked more than three million steps around the Dounreay site to support Workout at Work day More than 700 people walked 5,000 steps each to support the event, held on June 10, which is organised by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy to promote the importance of...

Emergency exercise to be held at Dounreay

Emergency exercise to be held at Dounreay

 An emergency exercise will be held at Dounreay on June 8 The site alert and other alarms will be sounded to during the exercise There will be no need for the public to take any action In the event of a real site emergency the alarm will sound continuously for 10 minutes For further...