Archive for January, 2018

NIA UK | NIA welcomes House of Lords EU Energy & Environment committee report

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The NIA has welcomed the recommendations set out in the House of Lord’s EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee in its report: Brexit: Energy Security.

Commenting on the House of Lords EU Energy & Environment committee’s report, Tom Greatrex, Chief Executive of the Nuclear Industry Association, said:

“The UK’s civil nuclear industry welcomes the conclusions of the committee’s report. They recognise the scale of ...

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January Newsletter No230

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New Year Resolutions

The year 2017 has seen some real progress in plans to build new nuclear power stations in the UK. That this progress has been slow is the fault of finance, regulation and public opinion. Each of these has been weighed down by a lack of understanding and confidence. For 2018 these letters promise to disseminate and expand on news of prospects for nuclear power in the UK.

Financial markets seem unwilling to support investments with long pay-back times, generally. ...

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NIA UK | MW Hargreaves completes Chernobyl project

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MW Hargreaves, a world-leading provider of complete ventilation solutions, has concluded a £10 million, two-year project at the Chernobyl New Safe Confinement (NSC) in Ukraine, one of the world’s largest engineering feats in recent history.

MW Hargreaves supplied over 6,000 metres of specialist ductwork to the site, alongside 41 tonnes of supports, all of which was British manufactured at the company’s site in ...

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