Firm pleaded guilty to seven counts of sending irradiated waste to a landfill site
David Hayes, Barbra Carlisle and Simon Rawlinson of EC Harris examine how the UK’s £3bn-a-year programme is evolving to deliver greater certainty and value for money
EDF is planning the UK’s first new nuclear plant in 30 years. But it needs contractors with the right skills. Alan Cumming, EDF’s procurement boss, tells Building why it’s worth training up - and that you don’t need a French name to win the work
Dark satanic mills were once, in fact, exuberant celebrations of technology and design. Now Cabe’s new guidelines on power stations and waste facilities will try to put the architecture back into industry
In one way, the future for nuclear energy looks assured. In another, it’s at the mercy of all sorts of possible problems. Olivia Boyd shuffles the cards and identifies five of the biggest
Japanese-owned nuclear giant Westinghouse is in a race with France’s Areva for the UK’s £20bn nuclear reactor market. And it looks like it’s falling behind. We asked the man spearheading the bid if he was worried...
A year ago, the nuclear new-build programme seemed like construction’s best hope of recovery. But since then, major players have withdrawn and concerns over electricity market reform have led to growing fears of delay, or even cancellation. Vern Pitt looks at where we are now
In the weeks following fukushima, the UK nuclear industry is already under review. what does this mean for the future of £50bn new build plan?
Alan Cumming wants your help building EDF’s third-generation nuclear power plants, which, if all goes to plan, means four multibillion-pound projects and more than 150 contracts up for grabs
Programme update: Over the next two decades, the nuclear industry is set to provide 64,000 man-years of construction-related work – enough to keep a lot of companies very busy indeed. David Rogers and Thom Gibbs look at who’s best placed to make the most of the bonanza
320,000 m³ of granite blasted away, 12,000 m³ of concrete poured in one go: the team building Europe's first nuclear reactor in a decade aren't messing around. Still, the most complicated thing is the paperwork. Thomas Lane reports from Finland
With fresh problems besetting EDF’s Hinkley Point project and rival Horizon’s scheme being reworked from scratch, should construction firms fear that the long-awaited nuclear bonanza may never happen at all?
The Fukushima disaster has put pressure on Europe’s politicians to act expediently, says Alastair Stewart. But the signs are that the UK government will stick to its guns and go nuclear
The second of our three-part series on the nuclear decommissioning sector looks at the target-cost clauses of tier two contracts – their benefits and pitfalls
Everything you wanted to know about the nuclear decommissioning sector but were afraid to ask – explained to you in a three-part series starting with this overview
The nuclear new-build programme has a lot to offer, as long as you can navigate the regulatory and contractual minefield surrounding it
Paul Cowan A nuclear power station is about the hardest project it is possible to undertake. Here are the legal implications