Saturday, 2 February 2013

AWE unit shut in safety alert / Reading Chronicle

AWE unit shut in safety alert / Reading Chronicle / News / Reading: SAFETY watchdogs have shut down a unit at the Aldermaston atom base after the discovery of corrosion in a steel structure.

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) declared it a safety risk and issued AWE managers with an improvement notice - automatically halting all non-essential work in the unit - while checks are carried out.

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