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Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd

www.dounreay.com

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

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Draft Business Plan 2022 To 2025 For Consultation - Closes 31st JanuaryThumbnail for article : Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Draft Business Plan 2022 To 2025 For Consultation - Closes 31st January
The Draft Business Plan sets out what the main activities will be to advance our important clean-up and decommissioning work over the next 3 years, and what funding will be available for them.  It also highlights some of the other essential work to enable us to carry out our mission-critical activities.  
Latest Radio-active Particle finds At DounreayThumbnail for article : Latest Radio-active Particle finds At Dounreay
Glossary of terms Term Explanation ID number Unique reference number given to each particle Date Date on which the particle was found Easting East co-ordinate of particle find in UK national grid Northing North co-ordinate of particle find in UK national grid Depth Approximate depth in centimetres at which the particle was located.   Cs137 Bq Content of Caesium 137 activity in the particle, measured in becquerels.  
Rope Access Experts Carry Out Rock Maintenance Work At Dounreay Waste VaultsThumbnail for article : Rope Access Experts Carry Out Rock Maintenance Work At Dounreay Waste Vaults
Rope access experts have been abseiling down 20 metre high rock walls around Dounreay's low level radioactive waste vaults, carrying out rock face maintenance and stabilisation work.   Dounreay operates facilities for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste adjacent to the nuclear licensed site.  
NDA Group Extends Partnership To Inspire Young Nuclear ProfessionalsThumbnail for article : NDA Group Extends Partnership To Inspire Young Nuclear Professionals
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has today announced a two-year extension to its ground-breaking industrial partnership aimed at inspiring and supporting young people in the nuclear industry.   Chief Executive, David Peattie, announced that the NDA's partnership with the Nuclear Institute’s (NI) Young Generation Network (YGN) would continue for another two years following a hugely successful first year of collaboration and support.  
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Draft Business Plan 2022 to 2025 for consultationThumbnail for article : Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Draft Business Plan 2022 to 2025 for consultation
Summary The NDA Draft Business Plan sets out key activities and expected progress for all 17 of the NDA's nuclear sites over the next 3 years.   This consultation closes at 4pm on 31 January 2022 Consultation description The Draft Business Plan sets out what the main activities will be to advance our important clean-up and decommissioning work over the next 3 years, and what funding will be available for them.  
Dounreay Foreshore Particle Finds 2021 - Latest Particle Find 19th NovemberThumbnail for article : Dounreay Foreshore Particle Finds 2021 - Latest Particle Find 19th November
DSRL have updated the information about particle finds on the foreshore at Dounreay to include the latest find on 19th November 2021.   An important part of the work to close down Dounreay is to address the legacy of radioactive particles in the marine environment around the site.  
Procurement at Dounreay
Dounreay have updated their procurement requirements list.   Opportunities Commercial pipelines provide a forward look at potential commercial activity within a department.  
Radioactive And Nuclear Substances And Waste - Update Geological Disposal: Scrutiny Of Rwm's WorkThumbnail for article : Radioactive And Nuclear Substances And Waste - Update Geological Disposal: Scrutiny Of Rwm's Work
Environment Agency and Office for Nuclear Regulation report on their scrutiny of Radioactive Waste Management's (RWM) work to develop geological disposal.   Updated 29 November 2021 - Change made: Added ‘Scrutiny of RWM's work on geological disposal - annual report 2020 to 2021'.  
Dounreay Collaborates With University To Inspire A Culture Of InnovationThumbnail for article : Dounreay Collaborates With University To Inspire A Culture Of Innovation
DSRL, the University of the Highlands and Islands and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) have collaborated to develop an innovation workshop for some of Dounreay's future talent.   Dounreay was a former nuclear research centre for 50 years, and now wishes to trial innovative ideas as it decommissions, by challenging conventional methods and bringing in ideas from other industries.  
Nuclear Decommissioning Agency Mission Progress Report 2021Thumbnail for article : Nuclear Decommissioning Agency Mission Progress Report 2021
This is the latest iteration of the Mission Progress Report (MPR) which focuses on the key themes that form the milestones by which we will deliver our mission across our nuclear sites.   In this report, our progress and goals have been aligned with those in our latest Strategy, published in March 2021, allowing for a more consistent approach to presenting our decommissioning mission.  

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