As a physicist working for Cavendish Nuclear, Lizzie Waterhouse has been driving pioneering development work to establish the next generation of non-destructive assay techniques and technologies with the aim of making nuclear reprocessing and decommissioning activities safer, faster and lower cost.
Cavendish Nuclear, the UK’s leading nuclear services business, is to carry out the dismantling and demolition of Scotland’s oldest nuclear reactor.
Cavendish Nuclear today shared its knowledge and experience of modular design and construction with an audience of professionals from Sellafield.
Cavendish Nuclear is turning conventional building techniques inside out to help Magnox Ltd decommission the redundant Sizewell A nuclear power plant.
Cavendish Nuclear, the lead partner in the Cavendish Fluor Partnership responsible for managing the decommissioning of the 12 Magnox sites, is proud of the progress which has been made by the Magnox team to deliver the first UK nuclear reactor site into a passive state known as ‘care and maintenance.
Cavendish Nuclear’s new system for characterising alpha-contaminated environments, which promises to transform the decommissioning of redundant nuclear plant industry-wide, secured the Technical Innovation award at the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Estate Supply Chain event on 1st November.
Cavendish Nuclear has won an engineering services framework contract to support cutting-edge research into fusion energy.
Cavendish Nuclear, the UK’s leading supplier of nuclear clean-up and site closure services, today announced the launch of its Japanese subsidiary at the official opening of its Tokyo office.
Today, representatives from Altrad, Balfour Beatty Bailey, Cavendish Nuclear and Doosan Babcock joined forces to officially form the MEH Joint Venture; an innovative new partnership between Hinkley Point C and all Tier One MEH (Mechanical, Electrical and HVAC) and support services contractors to deliver the erection sequence for the UK’s first new nuclear power station in two decades.
Cavendish Nuclear has started to install a new waste treatment plant that will deliver the next phase of remediation at the site of the world’s first commercial nuclear power station.
Cavendish Nuclear is testing a new system for mapping radioactive hotspots, which promises to transform the decommissioning of redundant nuclear plant.
Britain’s leading nuclear services business has been reaching out to students at University Technical College (UTC) Warrington to inspire the next generation in science, technical, engineering and mathematical subjects.
Cavendish Nuclear is committed to working with Government, customers and the broader supply chain to deliver the nuclear industry’s target of a 20 per cent cut in the cost of decommissioning and a 30 per cent reduction in the price of new nuclear plants.
Cavendish Dounreay Partnership (CDP) and its subsidiary Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) welcomes the decision by UK agencies to select a site in north-west Sutherland for development as a satellite launch station.
Cavendish Nuclear, the UK’s leading nuclear services business, is opening a new regional centre at Birchwood Park in Warrington.
2018 is the Year of Engineering and Cavendish Nuclear is excited to be attending The Big Bang North West on the 10th July at Exhibition Centre Liverpool, where there are 12,000 expected visitors.
Cavendish Nuclear is pleased to announce it has joined the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC).
A Cavendish Nuclear and Balfour Beatty joint venture, the Project Silos Maintenance Facility Delivery Team (SMFDT) at the Sellafield Nuclear Site, has won a prestigious award in recognition of its practices and achievements in helping ensure its workforce get home safely at the end of the working day.
Cavendish Nuclear, working with OC Robotics and the wider Babcock International Group, is developing the next generation of world-leading robotic technology to deliver safer, faster and more cost-effective decommissioning of one of the world’s most hazardous facilities.
Following its award of a place on the Design and Engineering framework, Cavendish Nuclear has now secured a place on both the Safety Case Services and Peer Review Services frameworks for Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL).
This year’s International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) takes place on Saturday 23rd June, and to mark the occasion we have interviewed three of our engineers.
Cavendish Nuclear is joining forces with the South West Nuclear Hub to open up new opportunities for innovation in the industry in the UK and overseas.
Cavendish Nuclear secures £12M-£15M Dounreay Design and Engineering Framework
Magnox achievements 2017/18
Making progress at Dounreay in 2017-2018
Cavendish Nuclear was proud to support the Women Physicists in the Nuclear Industry event organised by the Institute of Physics Nuclear Industry Group (NIG) and Women in Physics Group (WiPG) at Harwell Campus, Didcot on 25th April.
Simon Bowen, Chief Executive Officer of Cavendish Nuclear, discusses his background, the organisation’s future and what he enjoys most about working with graduates.
Today is International Women's Day (IWD) and people around the world are celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
To mark National Apprenticeship Week 2018 (5th-9th March), Cavendish Nuclear is throwing the spotlight on five employees who started their careers as apprentices – exploring how their experiences have influenced and shaped their careers.
Caithness Chamber of Commerce and Cavendish Nuclear have finalised a deal which will see Cavendish Nuclear commit to a Gold Premier Partnership of the Chamber for the next five years, cementing a relationship that stretches back to 2009, when the Chamber relaunched as a new organisation.
Cavendish Nuclear is strengthening its delivery of fuel route services to EDF Energy’s fleet of nuclear power stations through the creation of a trouble-shooting hub in Leicestershire.
Cavendish Nuclear was proud to be platinum sponsors for this year’s Women in Nuclear conference held on 31st January in London. The event was attended by around 200 women and men from across the nuclear industry.
EDF Energy and Cavendish Nuclear have signed a five-year contract worth £7.5 million to support the continued operation of the company’s fleet of Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactors.
Babcock subsidiary Cavendish Nuclear, and its key supplier Jordan Manufacturing, have been awarded a 10-year contract to supply Sellafield Ltd with Glove Box Systems to process nuclear material.
It’s an engineering and scientific challenge that has stumped the industry for decades. Now, a team led by Cavendish Nuclear is breaking new ground by recovering the last of the nuclear material trapped inside the UK’s experimental fast breeder reactor.
A team from Cavendish Nuclear raised nearly £1,500 for Egremont's Calderwood House by getting on their bikes.
A Cavendish Nuclear joint venture is behind the opening up of the world’s oldest radioactive waste store for the first time.
Experts at the Sellafield nuclear site have cut the first hole in the Pile Fuel Cladding Silo, a locked vault which was never designed to be opened.
Two young apprentices at Cavendish Nuclear have become role models in a nationwide campaign to encourage more teenage girls to think about careers in science, technology, engineering and maths.
As part of the annual celebrations, the Telegraph newspaper, in collaboration with the Women’s Engineering Society compiled a list of the Top 50 Women in Engineering. We are thrilled to announce that our very own Chloe Branston, CAD apprentice based in Radar Road, achieved a place on the list. In fact Chloe not only earned herself a position in the Top 50, but she achieved a very worthy 7th position.
On a typical British summers day at Dungeness (cloudy, windy and cold) Dungeness B Power station celebrated the half way point of the 2017 Statutory Outage, which commenced on 16th June 2017 when R21 was shut down.
The RoSPA Awards are held in high regard around the world for occupational health and safety.
Cavendish Nuclear are proud to receive a RoSPA Gold Medal (7 consecutive Gold Awards) Award for health and safety performance, and a RoSPA Gold Fleet Safety Award for management of occupational road risk.
Cavendish Nuclear today enters its sixth year in charge of one of the world’s most demanding nuclear site closure contracts.
A chance encounter at a careers fair in 2012 took Daljit Dhillon from the University of Leicester to a key role in the running of Dungeness B nuclear power station in Kent.
Months of media speculation about a new era of nuclear power plant may have generated all the heat– but it’s the teams working tirelessly to keep the old plant running who are creating all the light.
Workers at the Berkeley nuclear site in Gloucestershire have begun removing historic radioactive waste from underground vaults using plant designed, built and installed by Cavendish Nuclear.
Fresh from being named Learner of the Year 2016 by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board, Jessica Hollingworth shares her experience of working in Cavendish Nuclear with Insight
A key phase in a major hazard reduction project at Sellafield has been successfully delivered by a UK supply chain consortium.
Cavendish Nuclear, working with Bechtel and operators of the Rosyth Dockyard, successfully installed the sixth and final heavy-duty door that will unlock one of the most complex clean-up projects at the site.
For more than half a century, it represented one of the major radiological hazards in the UK nuclear industry. Now, highly radioactive waste from Britain’s earliest experiment with fast breeder reactors has been made safe for future generations in a landmark for hazard reduction at Dounreay.
Cavendish Nuclear Limited, UK1 (Cavendish Nuclear) and Shimizu Corporation (Shimizu) have announced the signing of a technical cooperation agreement, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), for the decommissioning of Japanese nuclear power plant. Shimizu will develop its decommissioning business in the Japanese domestic market utilizing the technologies and expertise of Cavendish Nuclear – the largest supplier of specialist nuclear services in the UK.
Cavendish Boccard Nuclear has been selected by EDF Energy as the preferred bidder to deliver the Balance of Nuclear Island (BNI) mechanical erection package in the construction of the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power station – set to be the UK’s first new nuclear power station in over 20 years.