FOURTEEN companies have won contracts in a £3.9m competition aimed at developing a waste toolkit that will contribute to meeting the aims of the nation’s nuclear sector deal. The “Sort and Segregate Nuclear Waste” competition – set up in partnership between Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), Magnox, Sellafield Ltd and Innovate UK – involves developing an autonomous and integrated toolkit to sort and segregate mixed radioactive waste generated by nuclear decommissioning activities. This is expected to help reduce the level of waste requiring disposal, increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve safety. The competition is funded by NDA.
Chemical Engineer 23rd Feb 2021 read more »