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  • Powering up Hinkley Point C with ‘nuclear concrete’ February 19, 2018 - The project EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C is the first of a new generation of power stations to be built in the UK. It is the biggest construction site in Europe, providing 25,000 jobs over the lifetime of the project. Once operational, it will employ 900 people and generate seven per cent of the UK’s […]
  • Hinkley Supply Chain Business Advisor Role February 14, 2018 - The Somerset Chamber of Commerce’s Hinkley Supply Chain Team are looking for someone special to join their team. Providing targeted business advice to regional suppliers, the ideal candidate will need to utilise their experience in a B2B operational or business development role, to communicate HPC contract opportunities and required business improvement measures, amongst other duties. […]
  • Ainscough reaches 1000 lifting day milestone at Hinkley Point C February 12, 2018 - Ainscough Crane Hire will chalk up its 1000th day of lifting activity at the construction of EDF Energy’s new Hinkley Point C power station since it first started working on the Somerset site in 2015. The company, which will reach this important milestone in February, has been providing lifting solutions to the Tier 1 Contractors […]


    • The Industrial Partners Supplier Steering Group

      EDF Energy and the Somerset Chamber of Commerce have recognised that for the Somerset and South West businesses to take full advantage of the opportunity to supply goods and services during the construction of HPC, there is a need for collaborative working between NNB HPC as the client, the major Read more →

    • The Site Operations Supplier Steering Group

      Operating since October 2013 this group, co-chaired by EDF Energy and Somerset Chamber has been briefing targeted suppliers on a series of site operations work packages at Hinkley C. These work packages service the needs of the construction teams that will build the power station – they include catering, campus Read more →

    • The South West Hinkley Supply Chain Team

      EDF Energy continue to fund the Hinkley Supply Chain Team managed by Somerset Chamber of Commerce which is identified as the single point of contact for both the regional supply chain seeking contract opportunities and main contractors seeking capable suppliers. Some 2700 suppliers are registered on the portal with their Read more →

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