The UK'S nuclear skills shortage - going critical

Catto, Ivor
April 2008
Modern Power Systems;Apr2008, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p23
The article focuses on the impact of engineering skills crisis in the construction of new nuclear powered generation in Great Britain. It cites that the number of Brits choosing engineering degrees is decreasing and only half of the graduates enter the profession. According to engineering consultancy Atkins, there are three critical areas that both government and private sectors should consider for a new nuclear building programme.


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