Workers were evacuated from a high-security plant at Dounreay after radioactive contamination was detected there, it has emerged.
Nearly half of a fund run by Dounreay’s operators to help the far north weather the terminal rundown of the nuclear plant went unspent last year.
“Poaching” of skilled workers from Caithness-based firms to work at Dounreay is threatening to derail efforts to regenerate the local economy, it has being claimed.
A new multi-million funding pledge to upgrade a Highland harbour near the Dounreay nuclear site could bring a profits windfall to the area.
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A proposal that Highland Council should join the Nuclear-Free Local Authorities (NFLA) group set tempers and emotions running at fever pitch yesterday.
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Radioactive waste is being removed from one of the most unusual laboratories in the country.
The Dounreay nuclear site has been closed due to extremely high winds, according to a spokeswoman.
The last reported flight taking high-grade nuclear material from Dounreay in Caithnesss has taken place.
The £20 million nuclear archive in Caithness has won a national architecture prize.
A safety framework contract for the Dounrey nuclear site has been handed to Glasgow-based firm, Altran.
Wood has won a £3million contract to help deliver Europe’s “most complex” nuclear site closure.
The far north is gradually weaning itself off its long-time dependence on Dounreay, according to a jobs creation thinktank.
IT service provider Roc Technologies has today announced that it has been awarded a five-year contract as part of the site's wider IT services closure programme at Dounreay nuclear site.
Controversial top secret flights carrying Dounreay’s deadly nuclear waste from Scotland to the USA resumed at the weekend.
The in-house workforce at Dounreay is set to dip below 1,000 as the impact of the latest tranche of redundancies kicks in over the next couple of months.
Shipments of radioactive material from Dounreay to Sellafield will be terminated within the year, a new outline of a 20-year business plan has revealed.
Controversial flights carrying Dounreay’s deadly nuclear waste from Scotland to the United States will continue until late next year.
A leading independent nuclear expert has called for increased monitoring of a Caithness beach after an “alarming” radioactive fragment was found.
The “highest single remaining hazard” at a Scottish nuclear site is being removed.
Energy service giant Wood has cemented its commitment to boosting the north Highlands economy through its clean-up work at the Dounreay nuclear site.
Cavendish Nuclear has become a “gold premier partner” of Caithness Chamber of Commerce for the next five years.
Strike action at Dounreay nuclear plant in Caithness has been called off by the union GMB.
Workers at Dounreay nuclear plant are to be balloted from today on whether to strike over a pay row.