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A year of hazard reduction: Making progress at Dounreay

A year of hazard reduction: Making progress at Dounreay

Progress across Dounreay’s decommissioning programme is being showcased in a new film and brochure highlighting the team’s successes during 2016-17 Some of the highest hazards that remained in the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority estate, including liquid metal coolant from the Dounreay Fast...

Dounreay Phase 3 Planning

Dounreay Phase 3 Planning

A planning application will be submitted to Highland Council later this year to cover the next phase of planning at the Dounreay site Planning permission from 2018 to the shutdown of the site, also known as the interim end state, is the third phase of the planning required for the Dounreay...

Dounreay scoops top safety awards

Dounreay scoops top safety awards

Dounreay has taken the top award in its sector at the British Safety Council’s prestigious international safety awards The sector awards recognise best practice across 13 different industries after scrutiny by a panel of independent adjudicators The nuclear decommissioning company was also...

Behind the scenes at Dounreay

Behind the scenes at Dounreay

A new film is offering a unique insight to the work going on to take apart one of the most complex nuclear sites in Europe The video, produced by local filmmaker Jill Innes, goes behind the scenes at Dounreay, which was once the UK’s centre of fast reactor...

Future work programme

Future work programme

The clean-up of the nuclear estate is a key priority for both the Scottish and United Kingdom governments. Dounreay’s decommissioning is well established with the site due to reach an interim end state by the early 2030s.

Robot demolishes final cell

Robot demolishes final cell

The final internal structure has been dismantled within the Dounreay Materials Test Reactor (DMTR) support building complex which now allows the building to be demolished.