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Dounreay welcomes decision to select Sutherland for satellite launch station development

Dounreay welcomes decision to select Sutherland for satellite launch station development

Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) and its parent company Cavendish Dounreay Partnership (CDP) have welcomed a decision by UK agencies to select a site in north-west Sutherland for development as a satellite launch station Both companies invested resources in the proposal as part of the...

Dounreay welcomes suppliers for day of collaboration

Dounreay welcomes suppliers for day of collaboration

More than 200 people packed into a Thurso hotel this week as Dounreay Site Restoration Limited and supply chain partners shared plans and ideas about the decommissioning of the site Leading nuclear firms mixed with numerous small and medium sized enterprises for the event which was attended by...

Emergency exercise – May 2018

Emergency exercise – May 2018

An emergency exercise will be held at Dounreay on the morning of Wednesday 16 May Alarms will be sounded during the course of the exercise This notice is to inform the public not to take any action when the alarms sound Please note that the exercise will also involve the use of pyrotechnics...

A year of hazard reduction

A year of hazard reduction

The safe reduction of hazards at Dounreay during the last year is the subject of the first in a series of new films, featuring members of the team involved in Scotland’s largest decommissioning project Successes including the demolition of a reactor support complex and the start of fuel...

Testing of Dounreay site alarm

Testing of Dounreay site alarm

The site will be testing one of its alarms on Saturday 28 April between 1000am and 400pm The site alarm may be sounded numerous times Please take no action In the event of a site emergency the alarm will sound continuously for ten...

A decade in the un-making

A decade in the un-making

Decommissioning a nuclear reactor is about more than removing the core itself and, around a decade after work started to pull apart a host of support facilities associated with Dounreay's oldest reactor, they have all gone Radioactive facilities, including a cooling pond, storage compound and...