UK company John Wood Group has sold its nuclear business to American engineering giant Jacobs in a £250 million deal. The firm, headquartered in Aberdeen, completed the deal for Wood Nuclear, bringing more than 2,000 employees into Jacobs’ business and expanding its UK employee base to nearly 11,000. This deal will enhance Jacobs’ credentials as a global leader of total lifecycle nuclear services and technology-enabled solutions, providing strategic support to clients’ mission-critical defense and clean energy priorities, nuclear clean-up and decommissioning, environmental restoration and operational support.
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Jacobs has taken over Wood Nuclear, which currently employs 1,000 people in the town. Another 250 people were already working for Jacobs in Warrington. The team across the north west supports projects and programmes across nuclear and defence, transportation, environmental, buildings, and other sectors – helping clients tackle challenges like cleaner energy and air, security and resiliency, improved mobility and connectivity.
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