Bilfinger has won two new contracts worth £350m to deliver the design, procurement, supplier management, fabrication and construction of high quality pipework and specialist equipment for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station. The industrial engineering company will create 350 new jobs in Britain, including specialist roles in engineering and manufacturing at its UK locations in Warrington, Humberside, Bristol and Somerset. Beginning immediately, the work will be delivered through Bilfinger’s Technologies and Engineering & Maintenance Europe segment with UK bases in Bristol and Warrington whilst some of the manufacturing of specialist pipework will take place at an upgraded factory in the North East.
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The Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in England has completed construction of its second reactor base. The 49,000-tonne reactor has been completed in record time, meeting its deadline set four years ago – the first reactor base was completed in June, last year. The power station in Somerset, South West England will generate reliable, low carbon electricity to aid the UK’s efforts to reduce dependency on fossil fuels.
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