|The grand opening of the Materials Research Facility (MRF) is due to take place during Spring 2016 with building contractor E G Carter expected to handover keys to the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) imminently. Data gathered from scientists using the new facility could be used to make nuclear power stations safer helping to extend their operational life as well as informing the design of future generations of UK fission reactors and choosing optimum materials for future fusion power stations.
Martin O’Brien, MRF Project Sponsor (UKAEA) said:
E G Carter has been the main contractor on site and has successfully delivered the project. David Wilde, of E G Carter, concludes: