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Laser sampling for asbestos

Sampling with a laser offers safer, faster and cleaner asbestos testing

  • Posted On: 17 May 2021
Laser sampling for asbestos Viridian Consultants is an award-winning innovation company, with a long history of working with the nuclear sector which has now turned its attention to asbestos. The team has been evaluating its laser technology on ACMs such as asbestos cement and AIB to see whether asbestos fibres can be collected using their sampling tool, ViridiScope. Over the past seven years the company has been developing the laser sampler for concrete and other radioactively contaminated materials in nuclear...

Viridian joins Cavendish Nuclear to support POCO at Sellafield Ltd

Viridian is one of six supply chain partners working with Cavendish Nuclear on a three-year contract to provide Radiometric Characterisation Services to Sellafield

  • Posted On: 29 April 2021
Viridian joins Cavendish Nuclear to support POCO at Sellafield Ltd Cavendish Nuclear has been awarded a £2.4M contract to deliver Radiometric Characterisation Services (RCS) to Sellafield Ltd. Commencing this month, the three-year RCS framework will focus on supporting the Post Operational Clean Out (POCO) of redundant facilities to ensure that they can transition from operations, to surveillance and maintenance, and eventually decommissioning, in the safest, most effective way.  Cavendish Nuclear, working in partnership with the Sellafield Ltd...

Welsh Government: Virtual Civil Nuclear Export Market Visit

Viridian joins trade mission from Wales to Germany

  • Posted On: 31 March 2021
Welsh Government: Virtual Civil Nuclear Export Market Visit We were delighted to be invited to participate in a virtual trade mission from Wales to Germany, the second in a series of events to promote collaborative working and opportunities with the Welsh Supply Chain. It proved to be an excellent opportunity to meet those responsible for decommissioning and demolition of Germany’s nuclear power plants over the next ten to twenty years, as well as those charged with the safe disposal of the resulting waste. Key participants including KernD,...

Magnox invite Viridian to an ‘ideas2input’ meeting

The ‘i2i’ sessions will be used to shape Magnox’s supply chain strategy, technical solutions and programme delivery approach.

  • Posted On: 2 February 2021
Magnox invite Viridian to an ‘ideas2input’ meeting Viridian attended a webinar held by Magnox in November 2020 to outline the development of its delivery approach for new site-specific decommissioning strategies. It attracted 500 delegates from large and small businesses. The event included presentations from the Head of Procurement, the Programme Manager for Continuous Reactor Decommissioning and the Head of Technical Strategy. The presentations are now available on the MagnoxSites YouTube channel.  The next phase of engagement with...

A successful training day completed at the workshop!

Thanks to Mark Winter of UKASL Ltd for guiding us through the IATP - Independent Asbestos Training Providers "Non-licensed Work with Asbestos Training"

  • Posted On: 13 January 2021
A successful training day completed at the workshop!

The team was trained to work safely with asbestos in preparation for R&D funded by Innovate UK under the government’s ‘The Sustainable Innovation Fund’. Kym said the training was excellent and now Chris can begin work using specialist containment within the workshop.

 


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