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CEGBCentral Electricity Generating Board (UK)
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The best performer is the publicly-owned French industry and the achievements of the formerly publicly-controlled CEGB in the UK were not particularly bad by international standards.
Finally, without competitive information sources, the CEGB appeared to greatly underestimate the costs of decommissioning nuclear power stations at the end of their active life.
CEGB drilled 49 holes (30m to 100m depth) to check 10 anomalous areas and 31 intersected numerous low order mineralisation including a maximum of 0.
He gave up working for the CEGB in 1987, after finishing his fourth Discworld novel.
e CEGB - Central Electricity Generating Board - was responsible for electricity generation in England and Wales from 1957 until privatisation mum's behalf after an inquest heard she died of the industrial disease after being exposed to deadly asbestos dust on Ronald's work clothes A WOMAN died from a cancer caused by inhaling asbestos dust while she washed her husband's work overalls.
The whole of the Midlands and parts of the Eastern area of Britain were cut off yesterday as the CEGB battled to keep the industry going.
Above, in November 1970 Christine Smith was one of a party of miners'' wives who had a taste of their husbands'' lives in the Point of Ayr colliery two miles out under the Irish Sea; left, this windfarm in Anglesey, pictured in October 1992, stands near to Wylfa nuclear power station; right, nuclear energy minister Alastair Goodlad, standing centre, and CEGB deputy chairman Gil Blackman see the control system at Trawsfynydd nuclear power station in August 1986 .
I was a nuclear chemist at Sellafield (previously Windscale) for just under five years, and subsequently at the Gloucester Design Offices of the CEGB for over 20 years, where I was involved in the design of, among other things, the Sizewell B power station.
The CEGB bought enough land at the bay for two power stations and in 1984 test drilling began.
Popular attributions of the blame for these faults, offered at the time, were the divorce of responsibility for design specification (in the hands of the CEGB as customer) from those responsible for construction, the system of 'Buggins turn' by which construction contracts were awarded to supposedly competing consortia, and a strong pattern of stop-go in the CEGB's ordering programme.
The CEGB had planned for ten pressurised Water Reactors, each of 1,200 Megawatt capacity, one of which was destined for Wylfa.