Dounreay


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Dounreay

(ˌduːnˈreɪ)
n
(Placename) the site in N Scotland of a nuclear power station, which contained the world's first fast-breeder reactor (1962–77). A prototype fast-breeder operated from 1974 until 1994: a nuclear fuel re-processing plant has also operated at the site
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Contract Notice: Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) is seeking to engage a suitably qualified and experienced Supplier to provide a continuous supply of standard grouting encapsulation process of Low Level Waste (LLW) which is will be deposited into waste containers in the newly built Encapsulation Facility at Dounreay.
ANOTHER 300 radioactive particles have been found on the seabed off Dounreay - including 14 posing a high health risk.
Ten workers at Dounreay are having biological tests amid fears they were exposed to the highly toxic and radioactive element.
RATS are being fed radioactive particles as part of the pounds 5 billion clean-up of Dounreay.
WORKERS at Dounreay nuclear plant have been placed on meningitis alert after two men were struck down with the disease.
It is planned to move 44 tons of the material from Dounreay to the Sellafield plant in Cumbria over the next few years.
A MAN who has been sacked from a senior management post at the Dounreay nuclear power station has admitted that he was once convicted of fire-raising.
Contract Award: Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) wishes to procure a licensed design in accordance with the IAEA regulations and approved for use in the UK by the UK regulatory appointed body.
When you transmit electricity over land, you have a significant loss of energy, so Dounreay is not the ideal place to build a commercial generating station.
A FIRE at the Dounreay nuclear plant resulted in an "unauthorised" release of radioactivity, an investigation has found.
Dounreay Site Restoration Limited said they had identified "unacceptable practices" by staff.
The waste vault will sit between the village and the old nuclear site at Dounreay, half-a-mile away.