Thousands of workers at the Sellafield nuclear site are to start voting on whether to strike over a “completely unacceptable” 1.5% pay offer.
Firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site are to stage their first strike later this month in a dispute over pay.
Firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site are to go on strike for the first time after talks over pay broke down.
Last-ditch talks are being held in a bid to avert strikes by firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site.
Talks aimed at averting a strike by firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site have been adjourned until next week.
Last-ditch talks are to be held in a bid to avert strikes by firefighters based at the Sellafield nuclear site.
Union leaders have demanded clarity over the future of a planned new nuclear power station in the UK after Japanese giant Toshiba asked for a delay in releasing its accounts amid a shares plunge.
Shares in Japanese giant Toshiba tumbled after it postponed an announcement in which it was expected to confirm it is withdrawing from new nuclear projects outside Japan.
Japanese giant Toshiba is expected to confirm it is withdrawing from new nuclear projects outside Japan, dealing a blow to plans for a new power station in the UK.
Robot makers will have a chance to compete for £3million worth of funding as part of a competition aimed at developing nuclear decommissioning technology.
A South Korean electric power utility is said to be close to investing in a $13billion project in the UK which could see construction of a new nuclear power plant near Sellafield.
Sellafield nuclear site is not a danger to the public, the Government has insisted after a whistleblower warned of a string of safety concerns.
Dounreay Site Restoration (DSRL) confirmed it has sent 11 tonnes of “breeder” material - consisting of radioactive uranium - to Sellafield’s Magnox reprocessing facility last year, representing about a quarter of the material stored on site.
The escalating final cost of cleaning up hazardous waste at the nuclear site at Sellafield is still uncertain, as UK Government officials and the site's owners and managers cannot guarantee when costs will plateau. Last year, Parliament's public accounts committee criticised the management of Sellafield for huge cost overuns, project delays and expensive staff.