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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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • EDF Energy announces the award of the Hinkley Point C Worker Accommodation Campuses Management TSC to HOST 2 Limited. February 5, 2018 - EDF Energy has awarded the Term Service Contract to HOST 2 Limited (HOST) to manage the Hinkley Point C worker accommodation campuses for Hinkley Point C. The project is already bringing huge benefits to Somerset and the wider business community. Kevin McCarthy, HOST Chairman, said: “This is great news for HOST and clearly demonstrates EDF […]
  • The Plant Expo and Recruitment Fair September 29, 2017 - The Plant Expo and Recruitment Fair is to be held Construction Skills & Innovation Centre, Cannington TA5 2PJ. For more information please click on the flyer information here Plant Expo Flyer
  • Hinkley Point C Tier 1 Contracts January 12, 2017 - The following companies are in contract or are preferred bidders for, the Hinkley Point C project. The Hinkley Supply Chain Team is working with most of these contractors to drive local and regional supply chain engagement. The list below details these companies and the relevant work packages: ABB UK Power Transmission ACTAN – JV Heating, […]
  • EDF Energy selects Schneider Electric as a preferred bidder for Hinkley Point C December 1, 2015 - EDF Energy has selected Schneider Electric, UK & Ireland as preferred bidder for Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, subject to the final investment decision. Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has been awarded preferred bidder status for a contract to supply its medium-voltage PIX switchgear range to ensure safe operations […]
  • Balfour Beatty Bailey September 24, 2015 - Balfour Beatty Bailey Electrical cabling and equipment installation Balfour Beatty Bailey was formed five years ago, in 2010, out of a shared vision by both Balfour Beatty and NG Bailey to support the UK’s new nuclear build programme. Both companies have a long history of working at the heart of the nuclear industry having contributed […]
  • Faithful+Gould September 24, 2015 - Faithful+Gould NEC contract management services Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with a turnover in excess of £200million. It employs over 2,000 staff and has offices in the UK and Europe region, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, India and the Americas.
  • SPX ClydeUnion Pumps September 24, 2015 - SPX ClydeUnion Pumps Main pumps for feedwater system and cooling water system SPX ClydeUnion Pumps has over 140 years of experience in pumping technologies and has a rich heritage of product brands. May 2007 saw the formation of Clyde Pumps through the acquisition of Weir Pumps, a long-standing engineering company with roots dating back to […]
  • DoosanBabcock September 24, 2015 - Doosan Babcock – Heating, ventilation and air conditioning Doosan Babcock is a specialist in engineering services to the power generation sector. The company’s investment in people, facilities and tooling has supported the development of the UK nuclear industry for over half a century. Today, its nuclear engineering expertise spans nuclear new build, including concept and […]


    • 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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