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Latest step of borehole sealing project a success

Nuclear Waste Services (NWS) has successfully sealed existing boreholes at Rosemanowes Quarry, Cornwall, as part of a vital research project for the safe and permanent disposal of higher activity radioactive waste.

In the search for a suitable site for a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF), drilling and sealing boreholes will be key....Read More »

Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative conference 2022: Foreign Secretary's speech

Conflict-related sexual violence is morally abhorrent, it is illegal, and yet it is still happening all around the world.

We naturally and rightly feel revulsion at the idea of chemical or biological attacks in war. And With our conventions and treaties – and the power of world opinion – those weapons...Read More »

Vehicle salvage merger reduces choice and may limit access to salvage vehicles for green parts

Copart and Hills Motors both supply vehicle salvage services. This involves collecting damaged vehicles from customers, including the insurance industry, finance companies and rental car companies, and then managing the onward sale, dismantling or scrapping of the vehicle.

Copart is currently the largest supplier of salvage vehicles in the UK, including...Read More »

New measures to improve access to dental care

  • All NHS dentists to receive fairer payments for providing more complex dental care to those who need it most
  • Dentists will be required to update NHS website regularly to make it clear which practices are taking on new patients and the services available, improving access
  • This will ensure the system better supports...Read More »

Regulatory Article (RA) 4809: Acceptance of Components – what’s all the change about?

Did you know…

RA 4809 has changed a lot recently; this article explains why it changed, where it’s going and tries to address some common misconceptions.

Historically we’ve not been good at requiring the right documentation for Aviation components, especially for Standard Parts (nuts, bolts, washers etc). Without the...Read More »

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