EDF Energy have requested to temporarily increase the number of road deliveries made to Hinkley Point C to help complete the jetty for 2018. The request to increase the number of HGV movements by up to 250 a day while construction work continues on the site’s jetty has been submitted to Somerset County Council, West Somerset Council, Sedgemoor District Council, and Highways England.
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UK-based energy services company Wood has secured a new contract to provide inspection qualification services to the Hinkley Point C project. To be the first new nuclear power station built in 22 years, the 3,200MWe project is located in Somerset, England. It will feature two 1.6GW pressurised water reactors (PWR). Project developer EDF Energy has commissioned Wood’s Inspection Validation Centre (IVC) to qualify ultrasonic inspections on high-integrity welds in primary circuit components for the two reactors. The initial task order of the contract for inspection qualification services is $16m.
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