The UK EPR nuclear reactor is suitable for construction in the UK, the main regulators have confirmed.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has awarded £37.1 million to the University of Sheffield’s Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, the Catapult centre working with Rolls-Royce as the lead centre for the UK nuclear supply chain.
Newburgh Engineering in Rotherham has been passed “Fit-4-Nuclear” by the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.
Capacity in Britain's nuclear new build sector is growing as applications for the Fit 4 Nuclear programme, operated by the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, pass the 90 mark.
Baroness Verma has called for a ‘continued and strong focus’ on decommissioning at the Sellafield nuclear site.
Rotherham Council's planning board has granted approval to Rolls-Royce for its next factory at the Advanced Manufacturing Park, while construction has begun on the new blade casting facility.