Hundreds of extra workers arrive as major project under way at Torness Power Station. BUSINESSES in and around Dunbar are set to enjoy a massive boost after more than 800 additional workers arrived at Torness Power Station. A major 11-week maintenance programme, worth about £34 million, got under way at the EDF Energy nuclear power station last Friday. One of the two reactors at the power station, to the east of the town, is being taken offline. The programme means hundreds of extra workers will join the 750-strong regular workforce for the maintenance period, known as a “statutory outage”.
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