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Ricardo-AEA was formed on November 8, 2012, when Ricardo acquired the business, operating assets and employees engaged in the business of AEA Technology Plc (in administration) (“AEA Europe”), for a total cash consideration of £18.0 million.
Aldermaston is a mostly rural, dispersed settlement, civil parish and electoral ward in Berkshire, England.
The company had its roots in a national centre set up in 1946 for the development and manufacture of radioactive materials for peacetime uses in medicine, scientific research and industry.
Annan (Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Anainn) is a town and former royal burgh in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland.
Atomic Energy Authority Act (with its variations) is a stock short title used for legislation in the United Kingdom relating to the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority.
The Atomic Energy Research Establishment, known as AERE or colloquially Harwell Laboratory, near Harwell, Oxfordshire, was the main centre for atomic energy research and development in the United Kingdom from the 1940s to the 1990s.
The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) is responsible for the design, manufacture and support of warheads for the United Kingdom's nuclear weapons.
Babcock International Group plc is a British multinational corporation headquartered in the United Kingdom, that specialise in support services managing complex assets and infrastructure in safety- and mission-critical environments.
Berkshire (abbreviated Berks, in the 17th century sometimes spelled Barkeshire as it is pronounced) is a county in south east England, west of London and is one of the home counties.
A breeder reactor is a nuclear reactor that generates more fissile material than it consumes.
British Nuclear Fuels Limited (BNFL) was a nuclear energy and fuels company owned by the UK Government.
Caithness (Gallaibh, Caitnes; Katanes) is a historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area of Scotland.
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) is an organisation that advocates unilateral nuclear disarmament by the United Kingdom, international nuclear disarmament and tighter international arms regulation through agreements such as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Capenhurst is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England and located on the Wirral Peninsula to the south west of the town of Ellesmere Port.
Chapelcross was a Magnox nuclear power plant located near Annan in Dumfries and Galloway in south west Scotland.
Chester (Caer) is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales.
Christopher Hinton, Baron Hinton of Bankside (12 May 1901 – 22 June 1983) was a British nuclear engineer, and supervisor of the construction of Calder Hall, the world's first large-scale commercial nuclear power station.
The Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) (Welsh: Heddlu Sifil Niwclear) is a special police force responsible for providing law enforcement and security at or within 5 km of any relevant nuclear site and for nuclear materials in transit within the United Kingdom.
The Civil Nuclear Police Authority is the police authority that oversees the Civil Nuclear Constabulary.
Culcheth is a large village in Warrington, Cheshire, England, six miles (10 km) north-east of Warrington town centre; it is the principal settlement in Culcheth and Glazebury Civil Parish.
Culham is a village and civil parish in a bend of the River Thames, south of Abingdon in Oxfordshire.
The Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) is the UK's national laboratory for fusion research.
Daresbury is a village and civil parish in Cheshire, England, which at the 2001 Census had a population of 216.
Daresbury Laboratory is a scientific research laboratory based at Sci-Tech Daresbury science and innovation campus near Daresbury in Cheshire, England.
Dorset (archaically: Dorsetshire) is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast.
Dounreay (Dùnrath) (Ordnance Survey) is on the north coast of Caithness, in the Highland area of Scotland and west of the town of Thurso.
Edwin Noel Auguste Plowden, Baron Plowden, GBE, KCB (6 January 1907 – 15 February 2001) was a British industrialist and public servant in the Treasury.
The Energy Act 2004 (c 20) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Enriched uranium is a type of uranium in which the percent composition of uranium-235 has been increased through the process of isotope separation.
Fusion power is a form of power generation in which energy is generated by using fusion reactions to produce heat for electricity generation.
The Government of the United Kingdom, formally referred to as Her Majesty's Government, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Harwell is a village and civil parish in the Vale of White Horse about west of Didcot, roughly east of Wantage and approximately south of Oxford.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the body responsible for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare, and for research into occupational risks in Great Britain.
Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, (27 May 1897 – 18 September 1967) was a British physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1951 for splitting the atomic nucleus with Ernest Walton, and was instrumental in the development of nuclear power.
John Robert Vernon Dolphin CBE TD (1 October 1905 – 2 May 1973) was a British engineer and inventor who joined the Secret Intelligence Service and then became the Commanding Officer of the top secret Second World War Special Operations Executive (SOE) 'Station IX' where specialist military equipment was developed.
JET, the Joint European Torus, is the world's largest operational magnetically confined plasma physics experiment, located at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy in Oxfordshire, UK.
The list of nuclear weapons tests summarizes all the nuclear tests performed by the United Kingdom from 3 October 1952 to 26 November 1991 at Montebello Islands, Emu Field and Maralinga Field in Australia, on Kiritimati and Malden Islands in Kiribati, and at the Nevada Test Site in the United States.
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is a stock exchange located in the City of London, England.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.
Nirex was a United Kingdom body set up in 1982 by the UK nuclear industry to examine safe, environmental and economic aspects of deep geological disposal of intermediate-level and low-level radioactive waste.
In the United Kingdom, non-departmental public body (NDPB) is a classification applied by the Cabinet Office, Treasury, the Scottish Government and the Northern Ireland Executive to quangos (quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisations).
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, formed by the Energy Act 2004.
Nuclear power in the United Kingdom generates around a quarter of the country's electricity as of 2016, projected to rise to a third by 2035.
Nuclear strategy involves the development of doctrines and strategies for the production and use of nuclear weapons.
In October 1952, the United Kingdom (UK) became the third country to independently develop and test nuclear weapons.
The United Kingdom conducted 12 major nuclear weapons tests in Australia between 1952 and 1957.
Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from Oxonium, the Latin name for Oxford) is a county in South East England.
Plutonium is a radioactive chemical element with symbol Pu and atomic number 94.
Preston is the administrative centre of Lancashire, England, on the north bank of the River Ribble.
In 2014 it was announced that UKAEA at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) would create a new centre for robotics development.
A radionuclide (radioactive nuclide, radioisotope or radioactive isotope) is an atom that has excess nuclear energy, making it unstable.
Risley is a district in the northeast corner of Warrington, Cheshire, England.
Sellafield is a nuclear fuel reprocessing and nuclear decommissioning site, close to the village of Seascale on the coast of the Irish Sea in Cumbria, England.
Sellafield Ltd is a nuclear decommissioning Site Licence Company (SLC) controlled by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), a government body set up specifically to deal with the nuclear legacy under the Energy Act 2004.
Springfields is a nuclear fuel production installation in Salwick, near Preston in Lancashire, England.
A thermonuclear weapon is a second-generation nuclear weapon design using a secondary nuclear fusion stage consisting of implosion tamper, fusion fuel, and spark plug which is bombarded by the energy released by the detonation of a primary fission bomb within, compressing the fuel material (tritium, deuterium or lithium deuteride) and causing a fusion reaction.
A trading fund is an executive agency, government department or often simply a part of a department, that enables the department to handle its own revenues and expenses separately from overall government finances and more like a business, as opposed to having to obtain funding from the government's legislature and feeding income back into its treasury.
The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority Constabulary was the armed security police force of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority.
The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) is a UK government research organisation responsible for the development of nuclear fusion power.
The United States Atomic Energy Commission, commonly known as the AEC, was an agency of the United States government established after World War II by U.S. Congress to foster and control the peacetime development of atomic science and technology.
Walter C Patterson (born November 4, 1936) is a UK-based Canadian physicist and widely-published writer and campaigner on energy.
Warrington is a large town and unitary authority area in Cheshire, England, on the banks of the River Mersey, east of Liverpool, and west of Manchester.
William George Penney, Baron Penney (24 June 1909 – 3 March 1991), was an English mathematician and professor of mathematical physics at the Imperial College London and later the rector of Imperial College.
Winfrith Atomic Energy Establishment, or AEE Winfrith, was a United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority site near Winfrith Newburgh in Dorset.