Five Notable Developments in Nuclear this Week 16.02.18

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1. The government responded to a report written on the operational safety of Sizewell B Nuclear Power Station.

(BEIS, 12 February 2018link)

2. EDF Published its annual results for 2017.

In its results EDF gave updates on the progress of nuclear projects Hinkley Point C, Sizewell C and Bradwell B.

(EDF Press Release, 16 February 2018, link)

3. The Government has updated its guidance on regulatory controls for radiation protection in the UK.

The Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 mean employers must now apply to the Health and Safety Executive for certain work done with ionising radiation.

(BEIS, 12 February 2018, link)

4. Sellafield LTD signed a technical services agreement with the National Nuclear Laboratory.

Sellafield signed a 17 year agreement which will introduce changes to its work with the National Nuclear Laboratory.

(Sellafield news release, 14 February 2018, link

5. The Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre began consulting on new regional R&D hubs.

Manufacturers have been invited to respond via an online survey.

(NIA member news, 13 February 2018, link)



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