AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, and EnergySolutions, the international nuclear services company, have formed a joint venture to bid for the Parent Body Organisation (PBO) contract at Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL).

The joint venture, which will be called Caithness Solutions Limited, brings together two companies with unrivalled experience in the international nuclear decommissioning market as well as in other key industrial sectors.

AMEC is a member of Nuclear Management Partners (NMP), the consortium that owns the shares in Sellafield Ltd and operates the site on behalf of the NDA. EnergySolutions, is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, and holds the contracts to manage and operate the ten Magnox nuclear sites in the UK on behalf of the NDA.

Mark Morant, President of International Group EnergySolutions, said: “This partnership is focused on bringing safe, simple and affordable solutions to Dounreay. We have lots of experience of managing nuclear sites with large workforces and working collaboratively with stakeholders. This is the style and approach that we will bring to this very important NDA site in Caithness.”

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