Magnox Reactor

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Decision to extend Wylfa power generation welcomed

WYLFA power station will continue to generate energy until the end of 2015.Wylfa’s Reactor 1, now the last operating Magnox reactor in the world, was originally scheduled to end generation in 2010.Station operators Magnox have waited to hear whether the ... [Published North Wales Chronicle - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 5 reports

Wylfa cleared for continued operation

Wylfa unit 1 - the world's last operating Magnox reactor - will be able to continue generating electricity until the end of 2015 after the UK nuclear regulator approved the plant's latest periodic safety review.Wylfa unit 1 (Image: Magnox Ltd)A periodic ... [Published World Nuclear News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Wylfa nuclear plant’s 2015 extension to help meet winter demand

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has granted Magnox’s 490MW Wylfa-1 nuclear power unit a generation life extension until the end of 2015, which could help ease the coming winter’s capacity crunch.The UK’s oldest nuclear reactor might otherwise ... [Published Utility Week - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 3 reports

Jacobs, Amec and Balfour Beatty to Construct Sellafield Plant

Jacobs, Amec and Balfour Beatty have won a preliminary engineering, procurement and construction contract to build a new waste treatment facility at Sellafield in the UK. The framework agreement is worth between US$390 million and US$546 million.Sellafield ... [Published Breakbulk - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Magnox gets go-ahead to extend life of UK's oldest nuclear reactor

Magnox gets go-ahead to extend life of UK's oldest nuclear reactorRead more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-2775211/Magnox-gets-ahead-extend-life-UKs-oldest-nuclear-reactor.html#ixzz3Epl8FPlZ Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Nuclear waste treatment plant set for Sellafield site for $540mn

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) said that its joint venture with AMEC and Balfour Beatty was picked to support a major nuclear clean up project in the UK for up to £336 million ($540 million).The joint venture will deliver its Box Encapsulation ... [Published Power Engineering - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

BALFOUR BEATTY : awarded GBP34m Hunterston nuclear project

Release date- 26092014 - Balfour Beatty has been appointed by Magnox to deliver the GBP34m Solid Intermediate Level Waste Encapsulation contract at Hunterston a former power station in North Ayrshire.The project marks the final link in Magnox's process ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Jacobs, AMEC, Balfour consortium win box encapsulation plant contract in UK

A joint venture company comprising Jacobs, AMEC and Balfour Beatty has received a engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the Sellafield's box encapsulation plant (BEP) project in the UK.The contract has a potential value between ... [Published Energy Business Review - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Balfour Beatty Notes New Profit Warning on Troubled UK Construction

----- Advertising -----London-based contractor Balfour Beatty plc. reported on Sept. 29 another $122-million profit shortfall this year for its U.K. operations, following two previous warnings this year. The company has ceased bidding for major contracts ... [Published Engineering News-Record - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Horizon Wylfa new-build consultation begins

Ten weeks of consultation have begun, the first major step in the planning process for the development of two ABWRs at the Wylfa site in north Wales, UK.The consultation will cover all aspects of Horizon's proposals, taking in everything from construction ... [Published Nuclear Engineering International - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 5 reports

Sellafield awards multi-million pound contract for major project

Three firms will construct £240 million box encapsulation plantSellafield announced a joint venture comprising of Jacobs, AMEC and Balfour Beatty has been awarded a multi-million pound framework contract to provide a new nuclear waste processing plant ... [Published Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Balfour Beatty lands £34m deal to bury Hunterston nuclear waste

Magnox has appointed Balfour Beatty to deliver its £34m solid intermediate level waste encapsulation (SILWE) facility at the old Hunterston A power station in North Ayrshire. Above: Hunterston ILW and SILWE siteThe project is the final stage in Magnox’s ... [Published Construction Index - Sep 26 2014]

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"The future of the Wylfa site is, of course, an important aspect of the Anglesey Energy Island Programme and its future decommissioning will also offer employment opportunities to local companies and people.”"
He added, "This will be Wylfa's final period of generation. After December 2015, we will follow in the footsteps of other Magnox sites and begin to defuel the reactor which will take upup to three years."
...has given Magnox Limited approval to extend the life of its Wylfa 1 nuclear reactor by 15 months until December 2015, the regulator said on Tuesday. "Our assessment has identified no issues of nuclear safety significance that could impact power generation at Wylfa to the planned end-date of December 2015" Mark Foy, deputy chief nuclear inspector at Britain's Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) said in a statement
Hector MacAulay , Balfour Beatty Delivery Unit Managing Director, said: " Balfour Beatty has a strong track record in delivering the UK's power generation solutions and has over the years been involved in the successful completion of many projects at Hunterston A, including the ILW store. Our multidisciplinary Balfour Beatty team looks forward to continuing to work with Magnox , its key strategic contractors and our experienced supply chain partners to deliver the project which has stringent safety and sustainability requirements."

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Decision to extend Wylfa power generation welcomed [Published North Wales Chronicle - 2 hours ago]
Wylfa cleared for continued operation [Published World Nuclear News - 19 hours ago]
Obsolete nuclear plant granted one year life ex... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - 20 hours ago]
Wylfa cleared for continued operation [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 20 hours ago]
Wylfa nuclear plant’s 2015 extension to help me... [Published Utility Week - Oct 01 2014]
Jacobs, Amec and Balfour Beatty to Construct Se... [Published Breakbulk - Sep 30 2014]
Magnox gets go-ahead to extend life of UK's old... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 30 2014]
Nuclear waste treatment plant set for Sellafiel... [Published Power Engineering - Sep 30 2014]
Wylfa will keep generating power on Anglesey un... [Published North Wales Daily Post - Sep 30 2014]
Wylfa will keep generating power on Anglesey un... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 30 2014]
UPDATE 1-Magnox gets go-ahead to extend life of... [Published London South East - Sep 30 2014]
BALFOUR BEATTY : awarded GBP34m Hunterston nucl... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 30 2014]
Jacobs Engineering : Joint Venture Selected for... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 30 2014]
AMEC to work on Sellafield waste treatment cont... [Published Insider Media Limited - Sep 30 2014]
Jacobs, AMEC, Balfour consortium win box encaps... [Published Energy Business Review - Sep 30 2014]
Balfour Beatty chosen for Hunterston nuclear pr... [Published Security Cleared Jobs - Sep 30 2014]
Balfour Beatty Notes New Profit Warning on Trou... [Published Engineering News-Record - Sep 29 2014]
AMEC JV Awarded New Sellafield Waste Treatment ... [Published EPC Engineer - Sep 29 2014]
Sellafield Announce JV For EPC Framework [Published Construction.co.uk - Sep 29 2014]
Sellafield awards £336m decommissioning contract [Published News and Star - Sep 29 2014]
Joint venture wins Sellafield contract [Published World Nuclear News - Sep 29 2014]
Sellafield awards huge £336m contract [Published In-Cumbria - Sep 29 2014]
Horizon Wylfa new-build consultation begins [Published Nuclear Engineering International - Sep 29 2014]
Sellafield awards multi-million pound contract ... [Published Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Sep 29 2014]
Major contract awarded to tackle Cumbria's haza... [Published Westmorland Gazette - Sep 29 2014]
Sellafield hands JV £300m+ nuclear clean-up con... [Published Construction Index - Sep 29 2014]
Balfour Beatty lands two deals worth £52m [Published Construction News - Sep 29 2014]
Sellafield £336m nuclear waste deal for Amec, B... [Published Construction News - Sep 29 2014]
Sellafield awards £336m box encapsulation plant... [Published Construction Enquirer - Sep 29 2014]
Amec and Balfour Beatty JV awarded four-year co... [Published BullBearings - Sep 29 2014]
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Wylfa cleared for continued operation [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 20 hours ago]
Wylfa cleared for continued operation Wylfa unit 1 - the last operating Magnox reactor - will be able to continue generating electricity until the end of 2015 after the UK nuclear regulator approved the plant's latest periodic safety review. http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/RS-Wylfa-cleared-for-continued-operation-0110145.html ...
Magnox gets go-ahead to extend life of UK's old... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 30 2014]
Magnox gets go-ahead to extend life of UK's oldest nuclear reactorRead more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-2775211/Magnox-gets-ahead-extend-life-UKs-oldest-nuclear-reactor.html#ixzz3Epl8FPlZ Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail ...
Nuclear Energy Insider Newsletter 9/17 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 17 2014]
Welcome to this issue of your bi-weekly Nuclear Energy Insider newsletter. Industry Insight Diablo Canyon research to benefit nuclear sector for decades to come Extensivescientific research performed in the area surrounding Pacific Gas and Electric ...
Fission is an elegant way to heat a gas [Published Atomic Insights - Jun 26 2014]
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Nuclear Event - Europe - United Kingdom [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jun 19 2014]
EDIS Number: NC-20140619-44184-GBR Date / time: 19/06/2014 10:07:59 [UTC] Event: Nuclear Event Area: Europe Country: United Kingdom State/County: Wales Location: [Wylfa Nuclear Power Station] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number ...
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