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Case Studies

  • Digital solutions to support the HPC project May 1, 2020 - Welders, concrete dispatchers and crane operators are just some of the skilled workers you would expect to find at Hinkley Point C but away from the nuclear island and tunnel boring machines, there are scores of people working in offices and on computers who need skills of a very different kind. This is where Newport-based […]
  • Berry and Escott – Specialist engineering firm ideally placed to play key role in Hinkley Supply Chain February 14, 2020 - Berry & Escott Engineering continues to demonstrate its capabilities in nuclear as the company celebrates the expansion of their dedicated stainless steel facilities and the re-granting of their Fit 4 Nuclear certification. In response to increased customer demand within the nuclear sector, the company has invested heavily in a new unit at their base on […]
  • Global Employee Mobility Ltd – Proud to play a crucial part in HPC February 14, 2020 - There are currently more than 4,500 workers on site at Hinkley Point C (HPC) and thousands more working on the project across the UK, in France and beyond. Bristol-based Global Employee Mobility Ltd is proud to be playing a crucial part in the project, helping to ensure members of that workforce are in the right […]
  • High quality specialist paint for HPC December 9, 2019 - Attention to detail is crucial on any building project but that is especially true for Hinkley Point C (HPC), with rigorous checks and approval processes in place for both contractors and their equipment. Even the paint being used on parts of the new nuclear power station is subject to a strict certification requirement – just […]
  • Clark Willmott – Supporting ambitious businesses on road to success October 22, 2019 - Clarke Willmott has been engaged with the construction of Hinkley Point C (HPC) since July 2010 when EDF Energy organised an initial local supply chain conference in Bridgwater attracting 140 attendees from businesses across Somerset. It was evident at the very earliest stages of consultation the prospects were substantial and potentially game- changing. A significant […]
  • Jays Logistics – Playing a key role to minimise HGV movements October 22, 2019 - Highbridge-based Jays Logistics (South West) is playing a key role to ensure lorry movements to and from the Hinkley Point C (HPC) construction site are kept to a minimum. Jays Logistics has been working with both Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers and their sub-contractors for the last few years to increase efficiency and help […]
  • SGS UK Ltd focuses on the Hinkley Supply Chain by opening a new office in Shepton Mallet August 19, 2019 - SGS United Kingdom Ltd, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, has opened a second office in Somerset in readiness to bid for future contracts at Hinkley Point C. The company already operates from a base at Worle Parkway providing audit services and has now opened an office in Shepton Mallet following the […]
  • Hydroline Solutions Ltd – Consistent strong and steady growth August 16, 2019 - Neil Elliott started Hydroline Solutions in 2011. It was a brave move, against the advice of friends and family who valued his success working as an employee in water engineering; first irrigation and then water pipelines. Neil had seen an unsatisfied demand for a quality water pipeline contractor. He followed his instincts and took the […]
  • Custom Labels – Flexibility, skills and experience August 16, 2019 - A BRIDGWATER company is now one of the country’s leading asset label suppliers thanks to an ambitious expansion programme which has ensured it can continue to deliver a wide range of products to the Hinkley Point C (HPC) Site. Over the last five years, Custom Labels has invested hundreds of thousands of pounds in new […]
  • Somerset Cyber Group – “We can help suppliers add value to their work” June 18, 2019 - A new Somerset consortium has joined forces to give supply chain members working on the Hinkley Point C (HPC) project the best possible IT security advice and Government-recognised IT security accreditation. The Somerset Cyber Group was formed last year by three local companies – Yeovil-based CETSAT and Blueloop and Bridgwater-based PC Comms. Between them they […]


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