The main gate to the Rolls-Royce plant in Raynesway, Derby. The plant, which processes radioactive material for the Ministry of Defence, carries out work similar to that at the Tokaimura plant in Japan which was at the centre of a critical radiation leak. Earlier this year (1999) a report by the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate (NII) severely criticised the safety procedures at the plant. Rolls-Royce has always said the marine power division at Raynesway makes propulsion systems for nuclear submarines, but the delicate and dangerous operation of processing highly-enriched uranium was class

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The main gate to the Rolls-Royce plant in Raynesway, Derby. The plant, which processes radioactive material for the Ministry of Defence, carries out work similar to that at the Tokaimura plant in Japan which was at the centre of a critical radiation leak. Earlier this year (1999) a report by the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate (NII) severely criticised the safety procedures at the plant. Rolls-Royce has always said the marine power division at Raynesway makes propulsion systems for nuclear submarines, but the delicate and dangerous operation of processing highly-enriched uranium was class

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