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n2n – an insight into the Canadian Nuclear Market

Justin Hannah, Cavendish Nuclear, will provide an update on the Canadian market with a deep dive into the decommissioning sector looking at challenges and opportunities for the industry.

new to nuclear (n2n) is an NIA initiative to provide a commercial and business orientated platform for people new to the sector, or for those looking to further develop commercial nuclear understanding. 

The n2n team will be running a series of short 30 minute sessions delivered by business leaders to focus on the commercial aspects of future markets.

The first event is Canada in Context: An Insight into the Canadian Nuclear Market Wednesday 23 September at 3pm. 


Register for a Zoom link on the link below:

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South West employment growth in NIA 2020 Jobs Map

The Nuclear Industry Association has published its annual jobs map of the UK for 2020, that shows nearly 60,000 people are employed in the civil nuclear sector across the UK. The South West is noted as an employment hotspot for the industry, with 12, 476 people employed in the region. This is bettered only by […]

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NIA Manufacturing in Fusion webinar

The Nuclear Industry Association are hosting a webinar with Nuclear AMRC, UKAEA, IDOM and EGB Engineering to help members gain a better understanding of the new UKAEA facility which is currently being constructed at Rotherham next to the Nuclear AMRC building as well as challenges in manufacturing in fusion.


  • Steve Jones, Nuclear AMRC
  • Damon Johnstone, UKAEA
  • Sergio Sádaba Cipriaín, IDOM
  • Dr Arnold Gad-Briggs, EGB Engineering

Hosted by Tom Greatrex, NIA


Registration is via the Nuclear Industry Association website.

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Lord Hutton Gives Colston Research Society Annual Lecture

The nuclear industry’s prospects are the brightest for a generation, according to Lord Hutton, one of the country’s most prominent experts on nuclear energy policy.  Lord Hutton gave a public lecture at the University of Bristol as part of the annual Colston Research Society events, where he gave a broad view of the nuclear industry and its […]

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Public Lecture – The Past, Present and Future of the UK Nuclear Industry – Lord Hutton

Colston Research Society Annual Lecture


The Past, Present and Future of the UK Nuclear Industry

On the evening of Wednesday 24th October a public lecture will be held in the Great Hall of the Wills Memorial Building. This keynote speech will be given by Lord Hutton of Furness, Chairman of the Nuclear Industry Association.

Opening welcome from Dr Ros Kennedy, President of CRS and the vote of thanks from Vice-Chancellor Professor Hugh Brady.


Talk Synopsis

How did the UK’s nuclear energy industry develop? What challenges and opportunities does it face in today’s world of rapid technological change and environmental threat? How will Brexit and withdrawal from the Euratom Treaty affect the UK nuclear sector?

Lord Hutton is one of the country’s most prominent experts on nuclear energy policy. As co-chairman of the Nuclear Industry Council, he has played a key role in developing the new Nuclear Sector Deal which will define the future strategic relationship between the UK Government and nuclear businesses.

In this talk he will take a broad view of the nuclear industry and its role in our energy mix, and give his own insights into the future of nuclear technology in the UK.


Lord Hutton was appointed Chair of the Nuclear Industry Council in 2013. He was invited by the coalition government to Chair a Commission on public service pensions, with its final report being published in 2011.

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Register for free tickets on Eventbrite

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Lord Hutton: South West can spark huge growth in nuclear activity across the UK

The success of the South West’s nuclear industry can play a pivotal role in sustaining the government’s growth ambitions, according to Lord Hutton, chair of the  Nuclear Industry Association. Former Business Secretary John Hutton outlined opportunities and challenges facing the sector at Nuclear South West’s annual conference in Bristol this week. He told delegates that […]

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NIA International Group Meeting Held in Bristol

The University of Bristol’s Faculty of Engineering played host to the Nuclear Industry Association and its International Group on Wednesday 11th July. The theme of the conference was France and China, with a focus on practical innovation and business. Alongside the speaking agenda there was an exhibition of innovative technologies from both academia and industry. […]

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NIA International Group Meeting

Theme: UK/France/China and will include an early engagement session with CGN UK. 

  • Date: Wednesday 11th June
  • Time: 8.30am-3.30pm
  • Location: Bill Brown Design Suite, Queen's School of Engineering (Woodland Road entrance), University of Bristol
  • Registration will be via the NIA - details to follow

The South West Nuclear Hub will host the next NIA International Group meeting at the University of Bristol. This will be a one-day conference, with exhibition and networking opportunities.

There will also be a pay-your-own-way-dinner on Tuesday 10 July (details TBC).

For further information, contact Stephanie McKenna at the NIA.


A full agenda with confirmed speakers will be posted in due course. The draft agenda includes the following sessions:

Welcome and introductions

Session 1 - China

Session 2 - France

Session 3 - China and France

Session 4 - Education and innovation

NIA International Group

As a pioneer of nuclear energy, the UK has a long history of nuclear development which can be exported across the world. The International Group provides first-hand information on the opportunities arising across the globe, as well as help to provide contacts in those overseas markets.

The NIA runs a comprehensive series of Business Groups which focus on various aspects of the nuclear industry. The free meeting programme is led by industry for industry to ensure members get the most up-to-date and relevant information to grow their business.

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