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Dounreay is Scotland's largest decommissioning project and is widely recognised as Europe's most complex nuclear closure programme.
Dounreay is responsible for the safe and secure clean-up of the Dounreay nuclear site.
Dounreay was the UK’s centre of fast reactor research and development from 1955 until 1994 and is now Scotland’s largest nuclear clean-up and demolition project.
The environment is being restored by a new generation of staff skilled in nuclear clean-up.
Dounreay is a site of construction, demolition and waste management, all of it designed to return the site to as near as practicable its original condition.

Emily

Data Sampling Graduate

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Gemma

Safety Case Graduate

"We do lots of things outside of work, it's a great environment to settle into."

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Dounreay supplier day looks at clean-up opportunities

Dounreay's latest supplier information day, hosted jointly with companies appointed to its decommissioning services framework, has proved popular with companies from around the UK.

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Dounreay waste store construction work ahead of schedule

The concrete floor slab has just been completed ahead of schedule and with an excellent safety record.

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