Nuclear news updates
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Prospect has welcomed news that the Treasury has signed a deal with Hitachi and Horizon over the financing of a new nuclear power station at Wylfa, North Wales.
Prospect has broadly welcomed the Labour party's Powering Britain green paper.
The 120 tonnes of plutonium stored at Sellafield could work as an asset and the benefits of recycling it to provide low-carbon energy and highly skilled jobs for the future should be explored.
Prospect has welcomed news that EDF and the Treasury have reached agreement on the minimum price the company will be paid for electricity produced by the first new nuclear power plant to be built in a generation.
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On behalf of 21,000 specialists in nuclear decommissioning and energy supply Prospect has said the decision to extend the management contract at Sellafield for another five years is the common sense option.
The largest union for nuclear workers has signed a landmark recognition deal with Babcock International-Nuclear reinforcing its role as the voice for scientists, engineers, managers and specialists within the industry.
The largest union for nuclear industry employees has welcomed the announcement that a new consultation is to explore the options for managing the UK's stock of radioactive waste.
The under-representation of women in key parts of the economy must be addressed by the government – and unions have a vital part to play in raising awareness – Prospect will tell TUC conference tomorrow (Sunday).
Prospect general secretary Mike Clancy will be making his first visit to the Dounreay nuclear site since his appointment in January this year. The union represents hundreds of specialists, engineers and scientists at Dounreay.
Prospect has described today's (Thursday) government announcement on infrastructure investment as yet another missed opportunity.
In the wake of the Bangladeshi disasters, Sarah Page blogs about the value of UK safety regulation.
Prospect has called on all parties involved in negotiations on setting a strike price for electricity generated by the planned new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset, to redouble their efforts and secure an agreement.
The review is likely to be of interest not only to members in the energy sector but anyone in related asset-management, engineering or health and safety professional work.
Prospect has welcomed the planning decision made in relation to the construction of a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point C in Somerset.
Responding to a report from the Commons' Energy and Climate Change committee, Prospect has said it backed the call by MPs for the government to show stronger leadership in order to build confidence and attract investment in new nuclear plant.
Prospect has called for urgent action to encourage investment in new energy infrastructure or risk the shortfall in supply described by the energy regulator Ofgem.
Prospect has called for closer scrutiny of Sellafield's owners after a Commons select committee criticised the rising costs of decommissioning.
On the eve of a crucial decision over a potential geological disposal facility (GDF) for radioactive waste in west Cumbria, nuclear workers are calling on local councillors to vote to allow further scientific assessments.
Prospect has reacted cautiously to the government's white paper on state pensions.