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Dounreay News April edition

The April issue of the Dounreay News, the site's newspaper, has now been published This month features the site's new identity as Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd, the amalgamation of the reactors under a brand new logo, and much...

New identity for site

A new brand identity has been developed for Dounreay as part of its transition to a site licence company The new logo features the silhouette of the spherical Dounreay Fast Reactor Its design is consistent with the identity of other site licence companies being formed at sites now owned by the...

Technical media visit Dounreay

Technical media visit Dounreay

A group of journalists with a special interest in nuclear decommissioning has visited Dounreay to see at first hand progress being made to clean up and demolish the experimental site Media represented on the trip were Physics World, Nuclear Engineering International, The Engineer, Professional...

DSRL becomes site licence company

The management and contractual arrangements for delivery of the site clean-up programme at Dounreay change today Prior to April 1, the programme was delivered by the Dounreay division of the UK Atomic Energy Authority under the terms of a contract with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority UKAEA is...

Breakthroughs in Hazard Reduction

Breakthroughs in Hazard Reduction

UKAEA is on course to hand over the clean-up of Dounreay to a subsidiary company on April 1 on the back of significant progress during March to reduce the major hazards at the site The site has reported breakthroughs in all three areas where funds from the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority are...

Camera watches sodium drain from reactor

Camera watches sodium drain from reactor

Dounreay’s Prototype Fast Reactor has now been drained of all 1500 tonnes of liquid metal that once flowed through its primary and secondary circuits The last batch of hazardous sodium has been transferred from the base of the reactor vessel and is now being destroyed in a purpose-built...