BNFL has commenced the sale of its specialist nuclear decommissioning business, British Nuclear Group Project Services Limited, which operates in the UK, Continental Europe and Japan.

<p>Project Services employs over 730 skilled experts with extensive technical waste and decommissioning expertise in the nuclear and hazardous waste industries. It holds contracts on civil nuclear sites, including the Sellafield and Magnox reactor sites, and is also involved in work on behalf of the UK Ministry of Defence, Department for Trade and Industry and the Home Office.<br /><br />A large growth area for the business is the emerging nuclear clean-up market in central and eastern Europe, where it already has an important strategic foothold supporting Russian regulator Rosatom to develop its framework for cleaning up the former Russian navy&#0039;s nuclear fleet in the Northwest of the country. <br /><br />In addition, Project Services, in partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, is leading the in-country Project Management Unit at Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant in Bulgaria, responsible for the design, program management and implementation of decommissioning strategies for these nuclear facilities.</p>