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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...

May Bank Holiday 2016

May Bank Holiday 2016

Dounreay will close for the bank holiday on Monday, 30 May and re-opens on Wednesday, 1 June For "out of hours" media enquiries please call 01847 803210 and ask for the duty press...

Investigation to reveal site’s historic secrets

Dounreay's Environmental Closure & Demolition (ECD) team is embarking on the characterisation, remediation and restoration of “Zone H2” to trial the processes necessary to deliver the Interim End State (IES) Zone H2 is situated at the eastern end of the site where the now-demolished...