Vast, futuristic-looking building, check. Lots of men in smart overalls stood at computerised control desks, check. Masses of shiny hi-tech equipment performing mind-bending feats of precision. Check. But this isn’t some underground lair on a remote Caribbean island, it’s on an industrial park on the fringes of the Black Country. And this anonymous-looking site is home to one of the biggest players in Britain’s nuclear industry. Thousands of people will drive past Ansaldo Nuclear in Ettingshall, Wolverhampton, without giving a second thought to what goes on behind its gates. But inside the huge yellow building, equipment that would once have been the preserve of sci-fi programmes is made with laser-like precision.
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