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Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd

www.dounreay.com

10 July 2020
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has announced that Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) and LLW Repository Ltd (LLWR) will become wholly owned subsidiaries of the NDA next year.

2013
Cavendish Nuclear has a 50 per cent stake in Cavendish Dounreay Partnership Ltd, parent body organisation of DSRL, the site licence company responsible for the safe and cost-effective clean-up of the former research site belonging to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority at Dounreay in Scotland. Personnel seconded from Cavendish Nuclear occupy senior management positions of the company.

Earlier
Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd is the site licence company responsible for the closure programme at Britain's former centre of fast reactor research and development.

DSRL has held the site licence, waste disposal authorisation and other necessary legal permits for managing the site since April 1, 2008. Before then, the site was managed by the UK Atomic Energy Authority.

DSRL is a wholly-owned subsidiary of UKAEA Ltd and operates under contract to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

Senior management positions within the company are occupied by staff seconded from UKAEA Ltd and its business partners AMEC and CH2MHILL.

Telephone
01847 802121

Fax
01847 802697

Postal Address
Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd
Dounreay
Thurso
Caithness
KW14 7TZ







News for Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd

Dounreay Socio Economic Review 21 - 22Thumbnail for article : Dounreay Socio Economic Review 21 - 22
In April 2021, Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) became a subsidiary company of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Group.  The Cavendish Dounreay Partnership ceased.  
NDA Group Employees Honoured By Her Majesty The QueenThumbnail for article : NDA Group Employees Honoured By Her Majesty The Queen
Three long-serving NDA group employees have been awarded honours by Her Majesty The Queen in the Platinum Jubilee Honours List for services to the nuclear industry and their local communities.   Cath Giel, Communications and Stakeholder Relations Director at the LLW Repository Site in Cumbria until her retirement earlier this year, was made a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE).  
Meeting The Robots At Dounreay On Innovation DayThumbnail for article : Meeting The Robots At Dounreay On Innovation Day
A celebration of innovation at Dounreay held recently, recognising how innovation is part of everything they do at the site to achieve our mission.   On the day, we celebrated the many successes we have achieved in our approach to decommissioning.  
Alternative Waste Route Found For Dounreay's Bulk Metal ItemsThumbnail for article : Alternative Waste Route Found For Dounreay's Bulk Metal Items
Two large redundant items that were removed from Dounreay's facilities have now left the site for disposal or diversion, opening up new waste routes.   Dounreay in partnership with Nuclear Waste Services and its contractor Cyclife first trialled an alternative treatment option for the site's metallic waste in 2019, when 66 tonnes of redundant metal equipment were sent to Cyclife's specialist facility for recycling.  
Robot Goes Underground At DounreayThumbnail for article : Robot Goes Underground At Dounreay
A robot has successfully surveyed an underground radioactive ventilation duct in Dounreay's redundant laboratories.   Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) and the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in Nuclear (RAIN) Hub are working together to develop a robot capable of accessing areas that are inaccessible or unsafe for humans to work in.  
The NDA Group Sustainability Strategy 2022Thumbnail for article : The NDA Group Sustainability Strategy 2022
This strategy sets out the NDA group's five-year path to becoming a leader in sustainability.   Transforming nuclear legacies into sustainable opportunities is the focus of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) group's new Sustainability Strategy 2022.  
NDA Group Gender Pay Gap Report: 2020 To 2021
This report published on 28 March 2022 summarises the gender pay gap for the NDA group as a whole.  Within the individual organisations that make up the group: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Sellafield Limited Magnox Limited Dounreay Site Restoration Limited Low Level Waste Repository Limited Radioactive Waste Management Limited International Nuclear Services Limited Direct Rail Services Limited.  
Vulcan Nuclear Decommissioning May Be Taken Over By NDAThumbnail for article : Vulcan Nuclear Decommissioning May Be Taken Over By NDA
A new approach to decommissioning the Vulcan nuclear site next door to Dounreay by the Ministry of Defence has been been indicated.   It was confirmed at Wednesday's meeting of Dounreay Stakeholder Group (DSG) that the Nuclear Decommissioning Agency was being considered to take over the work.  
Dounreay Foreshore Particle Finds LatestThumbnail for article : Dounreay Foreshore Particle Finds Latest
The details of particle finds on Dounreay foreshore has been updated.   See full details at - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/radioactive-particles-in-the-environment-around-dounreay/dounreay-foreshore-particle-finds-2021.  
Dounreay Foreshore Particle Latest FindsThumbnail for article : Dounreay Foreshore Particle Latest Finds
Particles are fragments of irradiated nuclear fuel discharged to sea as a result of historic practices in reprocessing.   Used fuel from the reactors on site and other research reactors in Britain and abroad was recycled in the site's reprocessing facilities.  

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