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2019.07 July 2019

Tunnel boring machine, Mary, entering the launch a...
Tunnel boring machine, Mary, entering the launch adit in readiness to commence tunnelling the first of three cooling water tunnels at Hinkley Point C.
A carpenter working inside Bylor's joinery worksho...
A carpenter working inside Bylor's joinery workshop on-site.
Using the plasma cutter on steel inside Bylor's wo...
Using the plasma cutter on steel inside Bylor's workshop. Steel components to be used in the construction of Hinkley Point C are produced in the workshop and transported to where they will be used on-site.
Front of the sea wall with wave return units fitte...
Front of the sea wall with wave return units fitted. Rock armour has been moved into its permanent position against the bottom of the wall.
North Plaza drainage kerb installation in preparat...
North Plaza drainage kerb installation in preparation for stoning up and surfacing works.
Best Platform winners – Kier BAM JV reinforced e...
Best Platform winners – Kier BAM JV reinforced earth wall team. The team scored high in each of the five categories that Pride of Platforms assess against.
All six head structures are now under construction...
All six head structures are now under construction in Avonmouth for the sea water cooling tunnels. Over 1,000 tonnes of rebar have been installed to date across the structures.
HPC and Bridgwater Town FC hosted Man Utd Legends ...
HPC and Bridgwater Town FC hosted Man Utd Legends for a charity football match watched by almost 1,000 spectators. This event raised over £10,000 for local mental health charity MIND Somerset.
The launch frame is shown here being placed around...
The launch frame is shown here being placed around the screw conveyor before being attached to the launch adit.
Installation of the sea water cooling pipes. This ...
Installation of the sea water cooling pipes. This consists of over 1,400 metres of reinforced concrete pipes with an integral inner steel liner that will carry the cooling sea water.
The first machine has been named Mary by local pri...
The first machine has been named Mary by local primary school children. This was in honour of Mary Anning, a local palaeontologist and fossil finder who lived her life in Lyme Regis.
The world's largest land based crane the SGC-250, ...
The world's largest land based crane the SGC-250, otherwise known as ‘Big Carl’ is being installed. The 250m tall crane will play a big role in building the two reactor buildings.