The beleaguered engineering giant Rolls-Royce is teaming up with a host of rivals including Amec Foster Wheeler and Arup to develop mini-nuclear reactors.

The FTSE 100 company is also partnering with the nuclear specialist Nuvia to draw up plans to build small modular reactors (SMRs), next generation technology that Rolls believes could support as many as 40,000 jobs if the industry flourishes. Continue Reading.