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Case Studies

  • Electrifying success for DS Electrical at HPC April 15, 2019 - Darren Sparrey, founder and managing director of Bideford-based DS Electrical, doesn’t mince his words when describing the importance of winning contracts at Hinkley Point to his business: “This is a once in a lifetime opportunity!” DS Electrical was founded in 1994 to provide electrical services within the Industrial, Domestic and Commercial areas. Their commitment to […]
  • Ainscough: “We’re extremely proud to be part of what’s happening here in Somerset” April 15, 2019 - There are hundreds of businesses of all sizes currently working at Hinkley Point C (HPC), though few can be as integral to daily site operations as Ainscough. The UK’s largest crane company, Ainscough has gone to great lengths to embed itself into the South West’s business and educational communities and currently works with over 60 […]
  • Clarke Willmott Tour of Hinkley Point C April 2, 2019 - Clarke Willmott was delighted to organise in partnership with EDF Energy and HOST a tour of Hinkley Point C on 21st March 2019 for clients and those individuals with a strong interest in the construction of the new nuclear power station in Somerset. The tour was arranged to show business owners and key connections the […]
  • Turquoise Thinking Wins Market Research Contract at HPC February 11, 2019 - Turquoise Thinking, a Barnstaple, Devon based Market Research firm have been selected by Hinkley Point C (HPC) to run their twice a year site-based Workforce Survey. Some of the information necessary to do this is easily accessible within IT systems, but other data, such as the type of accommodation people working at site temporarily live […]
  • South Wales Company wins contract ensuring stability and a platform for future growth February 11, 2019 - Based in Bridgend, Vessco Engineering are a Tier 2 supplier that has won the contract to manufacture two large pressure vessels for Tier 1 contractor GE Power Systems, who are supplying the two turbine islands for Hinkley Point C power generation. Due to their size, these pressure vessels are thought to be the largest that […]
  • Flamgard see nuclear new build as an opportunity for strategic growth December 12, 2018 - Founded in1981 and based in South Wales, Flamgard specialise in fire and gas protection for high integrity industries, mainly nuclear, oil and gas. Moving into the nuclear new build industry was a natural progression for the company who saw a clear opportunity for strategic growth in the future. Shuresh Maran, Business Development Director, Flamgard Calidair […]
  • Determination and perseverance are the key December 12, 2018 - When the directors at Bridgwater-based Aspen Services first heard about the scale and complexity of contracts at Hinkley Point C (HPC) they were initially sceptical about the scale of opportunities that could be available to local businesses. With the help and support of the Somerset Chamber of Commerce and the Hinkley Point C (HPC) Supply […]
  • An amazing insight into the companies supplying HPC November 7, 2018 - Today as much as 50 per cent of North Somerset public relations and communications specialist ORION PR’s revenue comes from HPC-related work. It started in 2015 when ORION director Louie Hadley registered to receive bulletins about the HPC project and to find out about the work packages available. “I immediately signed up to the online […]
  • This has been about transforming our business September 19, 2018 -   For hundreds of South West businesses, the HPC project presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to transform their companies forever. This is perfectly demonstrated by Somerton-based steel fabricators Pitney Fabrication which, in the last five years, has positioned itself to be in just the right place to reap the rewards that come from being […]
  • The South West Nuclear Fabrication Group is ready for business August 29, 2018 - Under normal circumstances most business owners and managers wouldn’t open up their premises for one or more of their competitors to walk in and observe their processes but, for a group of South West companies operating and occasionally competing in similar sectors, it was an essential process in order to progress their business development opportunities within […]

 


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