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2018.08 August 2018

Steel fixing in the Bylor prefabrication compound ...
Steel fixing in the Bylor prefabrication compound before the cages are moved to the galleries.
Greenslades Ground Maintenance placing sycamore tr...
Greenslades Ground Maintenance placing sycamore trees in tubs along an area of Green Lane.
Balfour Beatty working on the HCT shaft, at the bo...
Balfour Beatty working on the HCT shaft, at the bottom of which the tunnel boring machine, for the outfall tunnel, will be launched.
Balfour Beatty team and the outfall tunnel launch ...
Balfour Beatty team and the outfall tunnel launch shaft with the first ring and collar placed.
View of the platform where the large Demag crane w...
View of the platform where the large Demag crane will operate from and the infill section where the seawater cooling pipes (CRF) will be lifted into.
Kier BAM nailing team celebrate 100m of ground nai...
Kier BAM nailing team celebrate 100m of ground nails installed into the vertical rock faces on site. The 40mm diameter ground nails measure up to 12m in length and are installed to provide slope protection.
Demag Crane with the Mammoet Lifting Crew. The 1,2...
Demag Crane with the Mammoet Lifting Crew. The 1,250 tonne crane will be used to lift the seawater cooling pipes (CRF) into position.
Completed concrete infill sections of the sea wall...
Completed concrete infill sections of the sea wall with the innovative travelling infill shutter in the background.
The sea wall piers are painted with a protective c...
The sea wall piers are painted with a protective coating prior to the infill concrete pour. Also in view is the rock armour which was placed in a temporary position along the foreshore to act as a breakwater during construction. In the background is the 500m long temporary aggregate handling jetty.
View of the Nuclear Island, where work is progress...
View of the Nuclear Island, where work is progressing. Rebar cages continue to be installed and nuclear safety concrete poured for the circular pre-stressing gallery (PSG) surrounding the Nuclear Island.
Kier BAM progress with Unit 2 Heat Sink, now at -9...
Kier BAM progress with Unit 2 Heat Sink, now at -9.5m below sea level. Around 400,000m3 excavation remains until completion.
Winners of the 2018 Hinkley Point C Excellence Awa...
Winners of the 2018 Hinkley Point C Excellence Awards Celebrating at the McMillan Theatre, Bridgwater