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UK Robotics: RACE responds to Theresa May’s speech to the CBI

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In a speech to the CBI today, UK Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed the Government’s commitment to a Modern Industrial Strategy to build Britain’s strengths in science and innovation.  She cited the field of robotics as a key strategic strength,…

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ITER Cask and Plug contract

UKAEA supports deal worth nearly 100 million Euros

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UKAEA’s RACE centre supports industry in securing ITER Cask and Plug contract The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) is delighted to be part of the Airbus Safran Launchers /Nuvia Limited/Cegelec led partnership now tasked with the development of the ITER…

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Robotics and Autonomous Systems in Challenging Environments Expo16, RAS in CE Expo16, UKAEA's Culham Science Centre, 28th September 2016.

RACE expo proves a hit with UK robotics community

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Aimed at displaying the latest developments in robotics and remote handling and discussing how the RAS (Robotics & Autonomous Systems) community can work together on common technologies, the event succeeded in both goals, according to RACE Director Rob Buckingham: “RAS…

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UKAEA Apprentice's receiving award

UK Atomic Energy Authority announced as Apprentice Team of the Year Finalist

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RACE apprentices are among a team from Culham in the running for Apprentice Team of the Year title. The UK Atomic Energy Authority have been named National Finalists in the 2016 Brathay Apprentice Challenge, after winning the London and South…

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RACE Robot Arms

RACE in pole position to boost UK robotics industry

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The facility will enable RACE to step up its R&D into many applications of remote handling and robotic technology, already used to great effect at the JET fusion facility at Culham. It will also be a key centre for implementing…

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RACE building on budget

RACE building on budget… on schedule

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Congratulations to the complete build team for delivering the new RACE building on schedule and on budget!  The facility will host the 80 strong RACE team (we are recruiting!) to deliver complete robotics and remote handling solutions for both nuclear…

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RACE Employees Using Robot Arms

Remote cutting and welding for ITER

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An 18-month development programme to prototype remote handling tooling for the next-step ITER fusion device was demonstrated at Culham’s RACE (Remote Applications in Challenging Environments) facility last week. Representatives from ITER, F4E (the European ITER agency), Assystem UK and Amec Foster…

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RACE building Works

RACE building taking shape

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In the last fortnight, the main steelworks have begun to be installed – and the scale of the 17 metre-high building is rapidly becoming apparent. The main building structure is scheduled to be complete by the end of the summer.…

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ITER Vessel

RACE role in major ITER remote handling project

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RACE is one of the sub-contractors in a successful Amec Foster Wheeler bid for development of the Neutral Beam Cell remote handling system on the ITER international fusion research project. The seven-year, €70 million framework contract has been awarded by…

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New Building Launch

Minister sees an exciting future for Culham

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First stop for Greg Clark was the construction site at the extreme north of site where the new RACE facility will be built. He was accompanied by Authority Chairman Roger Cashmore, CEO Steve Cowley and RACE Director Rob Buckingham. The ceremonial…

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