Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) has opened the door to dozens of companies to play an active role in supporting the delivery of Scotland’s largest decommissioning project. Construction of a size reduction facility, shaft and silo decommissioning and demolition of historic active laboratories are just some of the major projects expected to be delivered as part of a decommissioning services framework, potentially worth up to £400 million, which has been announced today. Six framework contracts have been awarded, bringing together the capabilities of at least 28 companies and their supply chains, initially for up to 4 years with the possibility of extensions of up to an additional 3 years. It will take work at the site, delivered on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), into a new phase when historic wastes from the shaft, silo and low level waste pits are due to be retrieved, repackaged and consigned to modern waste facilities.
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Dozens of companies and their supply chains have been announced as winners for six decommissioning framework contracts, worth up to £400m, at the Dounreay nuclear site in Scotland. Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL), was the site of Britain’s former centre of nuclear fast reactor research and development for 60 years and is set to be demolished and cleaned up.
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A joint venture including prominent businesses from Cumbria has been appointed to a major framework worth up to £400 million to support the ongoing decommissioning of the Dounreay nuclear site in Scotland. Nuclear Decommissioning Ltd (NDL) – which includes Shepley Engineers Ltd, professional services firm WYG plc, REACT Engineering, and James Fisher Nuclear Ltd – has won one of the six framework contracts awarded by Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL). The joint venture will support clean-up and demolition of Britain’s former centre of fast reactor research and development at the remote site on the north coast of Scotland.
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Wood has won a contract to provide decommissioning solutions at the Dounreay nuclear site in Scotland, UK. The deal will see the firm construct new buildings to enable effective decommissioning, decontaminate existing infrastructure and demolish redundant facilities. As prime contractor, Wood will also oversee all associated project management, controls, engineering, design, safety case and site remediation requirements. The contract will run for at least seven years including two potential extensions – in total it is estimated to be worth around $520 million (£402m), shared among six suppliers.
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