Nuclear news updates

Dr Rachel Roffe
Radioactive Waste Management has been tasked by the government to deliver a long-term solution for the UK’s growing pile of radioactive waste. A crucial part of this process is to find a permanent site for a Geological Disposal Facility. In this series, RWM staff, who are also Prospect members, talk about their careers, their roles at RWM and the unique challenges of working on what will be one of the most important national infrastructure projects ever undertaken.

Pylons at Sellafield nuclear site
“We have some incredible challenges ahead, and some exciting opportunities too but to be successful, working together is a must.”

Hard hat
One week after Prospect raised objections to several highly contentious practices and proposals being considered at Atkins, it has emerged that their global parent company has recently come under fire in Canada for similar industrial poor behaviour.

Hard hat
Prospect has expressed its growing alarm at ongoing practices and proposals being considered by the engineering and project management company, WS Atkins.

Prospect members across the UK are doing their bit to help during the coronavirus pandemic.