Jacobs joins decommissioning delivery partnership at Sellafield

31 January 2016 (Last Updated January 31st, 2016 18:30)

Jacobs Engineering Group has been awarded one of four positions on Lot 1 of the decommissioning delivery partnership (DDP) that will provide multi-disciplined site remediation and decommissioning services at Sellafield, UK.

Jacobs Engineering Group has been awarded one of four positions on Lot 1 of the decommissioning delivery partnership (DDP) that will provide multi-disciplined site remediation and decommissioning services at Sellafield, UK.

The position is part of a ten-year agreement with a CNSL joint venture (JV) with James Fisher Nuclear, Shepley Engineers, Westinghouse Electric Company, WYG and REACT Engineering.

As a part of the consortium, Jacobs collaborates with Sellafield to provide asset care, waste streaming, nuclear decommissioning, demolition, post operation close-out support and new services to support decommissioning activities.

The project will start immediately and has a base period of five years with a further option period of five years.

"The joint venture is responsible for a step change in the planning and delivery of nuclear decommissioning in some potentially high-hazard environments."

Jacobs senior vice-president Mark Bello said: "The joint venture is responsible for a step change in the planning and delivery of nuclear decommissioning in some potentially high-hazard environments.

"Jacobs’ deep knowledge of the Sellafield site stretches back more than 40 years, and we look forward to leveraging our integrated field services capability with the best from the supply chain to deliver innovation and best value."

Jacobs Engineering Group was also awarded a ten-year framework project to provide decommissioning delivery services in the First Generation Magnox Storage Pond facility at Sellafield.

Jacobs is a part of the Lot 2 of the decommissioning delivery partnership, that includes other partners such EnergySolutions and Westinghouse Electric Company.