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British Nuclear Group hopes to participate in decommissioning Jaslovské Bohunice

BRITISH Nuclear Group, which specializes in dismantling and liquidating nuclear facilities, is showing interest in the decommissioning of nuclear power station V1 in Jaslovské Bohunice.

"Some quality projects will be carried out in the nuclear energy sector in Slovakia and our company is well prepared to participate," said Paul Hamer, director general of British Nuclear Group Project Services, at a press conference on the occasion of opening a regional headquarters for Central and Eastern Europe in Prague.

"The [new regional headquarters] is designed as a commercial, logistic and knowledge centre for clients in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Ukraine and Russia. In the segment of commercial activities, our company will place emphasis in particular on decommissioning obsolete nuclear power facilities and on safe nuclear waste handling," said managing director Tony Eckford.

Under pressure from the European Union in 1999, the Slovak government approved a plan to decommission two units of the V1 nuclear power plant in Jaslovské Bohunice in 2006 and 2008 respectively.

Compiled by Beata Balogova from press reports
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