COVID-19 – How the UK’s Nuclear Industry is Responding

The nuclear industry is working closely with Government to maintain the health and safety of its workforce and operations, and to ensure energy demands will always be met in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The NIA will continue to post regular updates here on the industry’s response to the evolving situation.


The Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) is the trade association for the civil nuclear industry in the UK. It represents more than 250 companies across the UK’s nuclear supply chain. The diversity of NIA membership enables effective and constructive industry-wide interaction. NIA member companies have significant expertise in nuclear decommissioning and clean-up, with 17 nuclear sites in the UK currently being managed through the process. 

We believe nuclear energy is essential to meet the UK’s clean energy needs. Together with renewables and energy efficiency, nuclear can reduce carbon emissions. As part of a diversified energy mix, nuclear-generated energy provides safe and reliable electricity for UK homes, hospitals, schools and industries.

News

Rolls-Royce Wins New Contract

18 September 2020

Rolls-Royce wins contract to provide Bibloc® pressure transmitters for new nuclear reactor in China.

UKAEA Procurement Pipeline

16 September 2020

Information on forthcoming, probable procurements at the UK Atomic Energy Authority.

Horizon statement on UK nuclear new build projects

16 September 2020

Following the decision by Hitachi, Ltd. announced today, Horizon Nuclear Power will be ceasing its activities to develop projects at Wylfa Newydd on Anglesey and at Oldbury on Severn in South Gloucestershire.

Assystem announce new UK Business Development Director

16 September 2020

Simon Barber will take a leading role in driving Assystem’s growth in the UK

Events

Canada in Context: An Insight into the Canadian Nuclear Market.

23 September 2020

Canada in Context: An Insight into the Canadian Nuclear Market with Justin Hannah, Business Development Director, Cavendish Nuclear

Fusion group webinar (Supply chain)

29 September 2020

NIA is hosting our fusion group across two webinars on Tuesday 15 and 29 September between 10 – 12.

Decommissioning and Existing Generation group

01 October 2020

The UK Government has given the go ahead for events to resume in England from October 2020 so I am very pleased to announce the next NIA Decommissioning and existing generation group will take place at the Birchwood Centre, Warrington on Thursday 1 October.

Engineering & Technology Solutions Exhibition

01 October 2020

Nu-Tech Exhibitions hosts Engineering & Technology Solutions Exhibition at the Birchwood Nuclear Hub.

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