Steelwork aids nuclear decommissioning
The decommissioning of Magnox gas cooled nuclear reactors throughout the country is well under way, and steelwork contractor Caunton Engineering is playing a major role.
The steelwork framing for two major interim storage facilities (ISFs) has now been completed, one at Chapelcross in Annan, and one at Hinkley Point in Somerset.
The company’s secondary steel division supplied ancillary walkways, stairs, and ladders to complement both the main structures.
These highly-engineered industrial grade interim storage facilities offer protection for Intermediate Level Waste (ILW) containers until the geological disposal facility is available.