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Cavendish Nuclear joins UK Nuclear AMRC

09 July 2018

Cavendish Nuclear is pleased to announce it has joined the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC).

With a proud record of capability, experience and innovation in the delivery of safer, faster and lower cost nuclear, Cavendish Nuclear is bringing these strengths to the Nuclear AMRC to help it develop the sector in the UK.

The Nuclear AMRC is a collaboration of academic and industrial partners from across the nuclear supply chain, with the mission of helping UK manufacturers win work at home and worldwide.
Andrew Storer, chief executive officer, Nuclear AMRC said:

“Cavendish brings a wealth of nuclear industry experience and expertise to the Nuclear AMRC, as we begin the next step of our strategic development.

“We look forward to helping them develop new technological solutions to the challenges of the UK’s new build, operations and decommissioning programme, and to working with them to ensure the long-term success of their supply chain.”

The  Nuclear AMRC is owned by the University of Sheffield and forms part of its world-leading advanced manufacturing innovation cluster alongside the AMRC with Boeing, Castings Technology International and AMRC Training Centre, based at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in South Yorkshire.

Cavendish Nuclear, the UK’s leading supplier of services to the civil nuclear sector, is also seconding an executive to help the Nuclear AMRC develop its capabilities. Jay Bhart, strategic relationships and business development director, will act as an industrial advisor during his 12-month secondment.

Jay said:

“Cavendish Nuclear has a proud record of capability, experience and innovation in the delivery of nuclear safer, faster and at lower cost, and we’re delighted to bring these strengths to the Nuclear AMRC to help it develop the sector in the UK.”

Cavendish Nuclear specialises in developing long-term strategic relationships with customers as varied as EDF Energy, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, AWE, UKAEA and Sellafield to deliver a wide variety of complex programmes, projects and services.

It leads the consortia managing the decommissioning of the Dounreay and Magnox sites, and has a growing presence internationally, particularly in Japan.

Its projects at Sellafield include the design, manufacture and installation of the Pile Fuel Cladding Silo doors in a partnership with Bechtel. The huge doors, each weighing 12 tons, were manufactured at Rosyth dockyard.




Notes to Editors:

  1. Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, is the UK’s leading nuclear services company with a growing international presence.
  2. With a highly-skilled workforce circa 6,000 we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are located at offices and sites in the UK as well as internationally.
  3. We are licensed to operate thirteen nuclear sites in the UK; whilst also supporting other nuclear companies in the lifetime extensions of their fleet, and on delivery of new build nuclear power plants.
  4. The breadth of our expertise means we are able to innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost and deliver across all aspects of the nuclear energy life cycle, from design and build, through operations and maintenance, to decommissioning, waste management and remediation.