MCM part of international consortium

14th July 2015

MCM is part of an international consortium which has secured a € 1.75M contract to support the safe disposal of low and intermediate level waste (LILW) in Iraq.

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1st Chemistry in Energy Conference

12th July 2015

MCM gave a presentation at the 1st Chemistry in Energy Conference, in Edinburgh: “Chemical challenges for safety cases supporting geological disposal of radioactive waste”. Two posters were also presented: “Remediation of sites contaminated from nuclear energy generation activities” and “Use of advanced tools to manage the chemical complexity of carbon capture projects”.

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MCM welcomes Ian Upshall

1st June 2015

We welcome Ian Upshall as an associate of MCM.  Read Ian’s full profile under our Associates section.

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Key experts on EC Project

14th May 2015

MCM (Wolfgang Kickmaier and Ally Clark) acting as key experts in the EC project “Feasibility Study, Basic Design and Engineering Design of an Engineered Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility”. Click here to read full press release.

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9th May 2015

Tara Beattie was the main author of the PLANDIS R&D Guide prepared by the IGD-TP for new nuclear programmes and presented by Charles McCombie in Pitesti, Romania.

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AMNT Conference – Germany

6th May 2015

Wolfgang Kickmaier was invited to the AMNT Conference Germany. “What can Germany learn from other national radioactive waste management programmes ?”

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CAPG Alliance Consortia

1st April 2015

MCM is part of the ‘CAPG alliance’ consortia, which has been awarded a 4 year framework contract for the provision of specialist nuclear services to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority in the area of repository engineering and transport and waste design. 

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Journey to the safest place on earth- on Swiss TV

14th March 2015

After showing in cinemas in numerous countries, a documentary film called ‘Journey to the safest place on earth’ on international disposal with appearances by Charles McCombie was shown on prime time Swiss TV. Charles McCombie pictured below:   Watch the film. To read more about the video ‘Journey to the safest place on earth’, …

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COVRA Safety Case Advisory Group

1st March 2015

Meeting of COVRA Safety Case Advisory Group of which Neil Chapman and Charles McCombie are Members.

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MCM Japan

1st January 2015

Establishment of MCM Japan (an affiliated but independent organisation).

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JAEA’s 1st spent fuel report

14th December 2014

MCM helped organise and run an international workshop in Tokyo for review of JAEA`s 1st spent fuel report.

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MCM welcomes Gabi McGinnes

MCM welcomes Gabi McGinnes as Finance Controller. Gabi has a degree in Economics and is fluent in Spanish, English and German. She brings in valuable past experience in project controlling in International Projects.

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MCM welcomes Heather Clements

14th November 2014

MCM welcomes Heather Clements to the team. Heather previously worked for The Post Office on large scale business initiatives and is experienced in leading projects to implement business process change.

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IAEA Consultancy Planning

14th October 2014

Charles McCombie was invited to the IAEA Consultancy planning future activities on back-end cooperation.

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2nd International Caesium Workshop

Wolfgang Kickmaier  and Ian McKinley were invited by JAEA as international experts to give presentations at the 2nd International Caesium Workshop in Fukushima. Wolfgang gave a presentation on “Managing large volumes of liquid waste” and Ian on “Managing organic-rich material and soil from decontamination actions”.

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