Nuclear News UK - 20th March 2020

Nuclear News UK - 20th March 2020

📷 Staff news and information GOV.UK – Jul 31, 2017, 2:31 AM On Saturday we were made aware that one of our colleagues has been confirmed with Covid-19. Following NHS and government guidance they are now self-isolating at home to help prevent the spread to others either at Sellafield or within our community.

Deputy Premier John Barilaro walks back Nationals support for One Nation nuclear bill The Sydney Morning Herald – Mar 16, 7:15 PM Deputy Premier John Barilaro has walked back his party's support for a One Nation bill to allow nuclear power in NSW, as the issue threatened to split the Coalition. Mr Barilaro, a long-time advocate of nuclear energy, alarmed some Coalition MPs…

📷 Analysts laud Ghana's commitment to nuclear energy policy Pulse Kenya – Mar 6 The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) has applauded Ghana for its efforts in adopting nuclear energy within the next decade to supplement its energy supply needs. The Executive Secretary of the Organisation, Lassina Berbo…

📷 John Wood Group completes sale of nuclear business BBC News – Mar 9, 3:52 AM Scottish energy services giant John Wood Group has completed the sale of its nuclear business to US engineering firm Jacobs for £250m. The announcement came after the deal was cleared by the Competition and Markets Authority on 4 March. Its…

📷 World class nuclear skills in spotlight at awards ceremony GOV.UK – Mar 13, 3:53 AM Hundreds of nuclear professionals gathered for the UK Nuclear Skills Awards 2020, at the Hilton Hotel, Manchester. Sponsored by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, the event was organised by the National Skills Academy Nuclear and Cogent Skills.