Framatome announced it has signed a contract with Hinkley Point C to supply conventional field instrumentation for the two UK EPRs under construction in Somerset, England. Around 10,000 instruments will monitor and measure temperature, flow, pressure and level under all operating conditions, Framatome said.
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LEPs say multi-billion-pound boost from new nuclear power stations has the potential to bring thousands of jobs and opportunities to local businesses in Cumbria. The Cumbria, New Anglia and The Heart of the South West LEPs represent local authorities and businesses in regions which are key to the future of the UK’s nuclear industry. In the South West, Hinkley Point C has created more than 10,000 job opportunities, a new training academy and trained 664 apprentices. The impact locally has been transformative, with 40% of the workforce being recruited from the local area. Almost 1000 companies across the South West have benefitted already, with £1.7 billion spent to date, which is having a marked, positive impact on communities and business.
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Bridgwater & Taunton College (BTC) has strategically placed itself as the region’s leading provider for technical and professional training. Working in collaboration with a large number of local and national employers, including Hinkley Point C (HPC), the college supports one of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects in delivering a wide range of Apprenticeship programmes. From Steelfixers to Chefs, HPC has a large and varied Apprenticeship community with a wide ranging set of skills needs and requirements.
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