October, 2011

Nuts and Bolts at Oldbury - October 6, 2011

Well, I’ve just started at Oldbury after a much appreciated holiday and had a great start. Work on the table, friendly people and even a few biscuits or two if you’re lucky enough during an Emergency Response Exercise! These are an opportunity for site staff to practise what to do in the event of a [...]

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What, this old thing? It’s vintage… -

The fact is, a lot of the nuclear industry, from power stations to submarines, is about looking after old stuff. That’s why back-up systems are so crucial. But what good can networking do us?

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Ahoy There Me Hearties -

Cruising through the beautiful western lochs of Scotland, I didn’t think that the next day I’d be dictating tests on a submarine. But with a little explanation and a lot of hand-holding, that’s exactly what I did. Nothing really gives you the feel for life on a sub than actually being on one, though I [...]

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