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Case Studies

  • 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 […]
  • GTE – “We’re very proud to be working on HPC” June 18, 2019 - Global Tunnelling Experts (GTE) are world leaders in their field, currently working in 48 different countries on more than 120 diverse projects, making them the perfect partner for the Hinkley Point C project. Four teams from GTE will be operating the three massive tunnel boring machines for Balfour Beatty who are constructing the two intake […]
  • JoBird & Co – Looking to the future with the Hinkley Supply Chain Team April 30, 2019 - Somerset-based manufacturer of custom-made cabinets, JoBird & Co Ltd, is looking to the future by getting Hinkley-ready with the support of the Hinkley Supply Chain Team. The company is located in Highbridge, less than 20 miles by road from the Hinkley Point C (HPC) new nuclear power station. It produces durable and reliable cabinets largely […]
  • 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 […]

 


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    • Hinkley Professional Services Group Relaunch

      A specialist group of legal, financial and management professionals dedicated to advising businesses trying to win work at Hinkley Point C (HPC) will be relaunching in the New Year with an updated website, new members profiles, case studies and a communications plan. As of 1 January 2020, the Hinkley Professional Read more →

    • HPC News Update – December 2019

      Deep Dig team nearing the end After three years of work, Kier Bam’s deep dig team is close to completing its work on the initial site preparation work. The deep dig has been a central element of the Hinkley Point C (HPC) Project since construction began and has allowed the Read more →

    • Hinkley Point C News Update – October 2019

      Work starts on first intake tunnel The first of the Hinkley Point C’s (HPC) three tunnel boring machines, operated by Balfour Beatty, has successfully started the construction of intake tunnel 1. There will be three water cooling tunnels which will feed water to the power station when its operational. Balfour Read more →

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