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AWE will miss 2020 date to leave ‘special measures’

Aldermaston and Burghfield will both remain in enhanced regulatory attention until at least 2021, a year longer than previously expected.

AWE’s ‘do minimum’ waste plan: more details emerge

RWMD 500l drum and Compact Stillage

AWE's nuclear waste plan was developed as a ‘do minimum’ comparison option.

£81m dividends paid to AWE consortium

Accounts show total dividend payments of £81.7m in 2018 to the Lockheed Martin, Jacobs Engineering and Serco.

AWE’s nuclear waste plan: send it to Sellafield

Sellafield seen from the beach. Image: Ashley Coates, Flickr

The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) plan to send up to 5,000 barrels of Higher Activity Waste to Sellafield for treatment and storage.

AWE Pensions dispute settled with pay increases

Unite members have agreed to end the dispute by accepting wage increases

AWE Aldermaston in special measures for the 5th year running

Sign at AWE Aldermaston West Gate

Both AWE sites continue to be subject to an enhanced level of regulatory attention