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Graduating apprentices “the future of the far north”

Graduating apprentices “the future of the far north”

Eleven young people who have completed their Dounreay apprentice training are “very much a part of the future of the far north” Guest speaker Jamie Stone MP told the audience at the apprentice indenture ceremony that took place last Friday that, as Dounreay continues to decommission, the...

Apprentices get started

Apprentices get started

Eight local youngsters have spent their first week at Dounreay starting an apprenticeship at the site which was once the UK's centre for fast reactor research The four-year scheme provides on the job experience and training, while studying part-time through the University of the Highlands and...

Companies set to LINC with Dounreay

Companies set to LINC with Dounreay

Companies are being invited to LINC together and support Scotland’s largest decommissioning project thanks to an innovative new scheme designed to increase the number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) delivering clean-up work at Dounreay Up to five companies will be invited to help...

Dounreay’s oldest reactor to be demolished

Dounreay’s oldest reactor to be demolished

It is 60 years this weekend since the first criticality was achieved in Scotland using a test rig at Dounreay Now the decommissioning team responsible for the site is marking that milestone by taking a major step towards demolishing the oldest reactor that remains at the former fast reactor...

Graduates kick start their career at Dounreay

Graduates kick start their career at Dounreay

Graduates from as far afield as Portugal and London arrived in Caithness this week to kick start their career at Dounreay Ten new recruits have started on the two-year graduate scheme with educational backgrounds as diverse as engineering, law and digital forensics and ethical hacking Chief...

Workforce film puts safety first

Workforce film puts safety first

Decommissioning workers at Dounreay have united to provide a vital reminder to colleagues about the personal responsibility that everyone holds when it comes to safety They have produced a new film with some simple messages about what motivates them to go home safely every day The former fast...