The Hinkley Point C power station project has smashed its target of spending £1.5 billion with businesses in the South West, five years ahead of schedule. New figures released in the project’s latest Socio-Economic impact report show that £1.7 billion has now been spent with more than 1,100 companies across the region. The report can […]
The Government has announced it will temporarily guarantee business-to-business transactions currently supported by Trade Credit Insurance. More details can be found here. The Somerset Chamber of Commerce have set up a COVID-19 hub, where all information regarding the latest government announcements and support for businesses can be found.
New fire response centre opens A new fire response centre has been opened at Hinkley Point C (HPC) to provide round-the-clock safety support and is home to the HPC Fire and Rescue Service. With specialist training facilities and an appliance bay to house the fire trucks and equipment, the station also gives the response team […]
New factory to meet rebar demand A mesh factory is being built by Bylor to meet the high demand for rebar on site. It’s scheduled to be fully operational by the summer. The factory will have the capacity to produce 230,000m2 of mesh per year and will need just four people to operate a machine […]
To read the latest Coronavirus update from Nigel Cann (Construction Delivery Director, Hinkley Point C) please click here.
The Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has paid tribute to all those who are working within the construction industry during the Coronavirus pandemic. In an open letter to the industry he details the measures the Government have to develop Site Operating Procedures (SOP), which were published by the Construction leadership Council […]