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  • Somerset Larder, helping to support those in need during the Coronavirus crisis. April 1, 2020 - Bridgwater based catering company Somerset Larder is helping to support those in most need in our community during the Coronavirus crisis. Its chefs have been preparing 250 meals to be sent to Fare Share South West, which helps vulnerable people through difficult times. It has previously supported the charity by donating surplus food, but has […]
  • Bouygues wins £35m contract to build training centre and warehouse at Hinkley Point C August 15, 2018 - The contract, won by Bouygues UK, marks the first phase of ancillary buildings at Hinkley Point C (HPC). The anticipated construction of the new Simulator Training Centre and HHA Warehouse will commence later this year with completion expected towards the end of 2020. The new centre will provide EDF Energy with a training site for […]
  • Efinor bring unique approach to Hinkley April 23, 2018 - Efinor, a company with a history of innovation in both specialties metalwork and the way they do business, has brought its unique approach to the UK for Hinkley Point C. They are working in partnership with international organisations whist also seeking out local Somerset businesses. Throughout its 30-year development – from a single employee to […]
  • “The rest of the world is watching progress at HPC as the UK take strides forward in nuclear new build. It’s hugely exciting to be part of that” April 12, 2018 - Before a single blade of grass was moved at Hinkley Point C, extensive pre-planning work was undertaken to ensure logistics for the site could be delivered safely and effectively. The sheer scale and complexity of logistics required is phenomenal. This is where the experience and local knowledge of North Somerset based Osprey came in to […]
  • Ovivo tasks SC Innovation with testing water filtration components for Hinkley Point ‘C’ April 6, 2018 - SC Innovation, the design and engineering arm of Devon based SC Group, has completed structural tests on key water filtration components for Ovivo UK, which is supplying the cooling water intake screening system for Hinkley Point ‘C’. The tests, which were conducted in January at SC Innovation’s Dunkeswell facility and witnessed by representatives from Ovivo […]
  • Redhall Group subsidiary wins Hinkley Point C contract March 19, 2018 - A subsidiary of Wakefield-headquartered Redhall Group has won a contract to supply specialist manufactured metal products for Hinkley Point C. Jordan Manufacturing has signed three contracts with Balfour Beatty, substantially increasing the scope of work for which it was previously named preferred bidder. The group said it was delighted to have agreed terms on the […]
  • Derby Rolls-Royce base to work on Hinkley Point C heat exchangers March 5, 2018 - Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with EDF Energy to provide heat exchangers for nuclear island systems at Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, stepping up its presence in the global nuclear new build supply chain. Rolls-Royce was selected in 2016 as preferred bidder for the heat exchangers, along with the primary, liquid and gaseous waste […]
  • 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 […]
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