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2021.01 January 2021

At the end of December Big Carl completed another ...
At the end of December Big Carl completed another fantastic milestone by lifting into position the slab which sits above the core catcher and forms the roof of the Corium Chamber in Unit 1 Reactor Building.
Works progresses on Unit 1 Nuclear Island followin...
Works progresses on Unit 1 Nuclear Island following the installation of the 382t Liner Ring which took place in December last year.
View looking east across Site, photographed by Byl...
View looking east across Site, photographed by Bylor Tower Crane Operator Michael Williams.
The complete unit weighs 862 tonnes which, when c...
The complete unit weighs 862 tonnes which, when considering the weight of the hook block and the expected adhesion when it was lifted from the formwork means that Big Carl was lifting around 1,000 tonnes.
Big Carl lifting the geodesic lid of one of the bu...
Big Carl lifting the geodesic lid of one of the bunkers early one January morning. HPC’s bunkers are used to prefabricate components away from the outside elements.
View of Unit 2 Heat Sink where work is progressing...
View of Unit 2 Heat Sink where work is progressing at pace.
View across Unit 1 Conventional Island where the 1...
View across Unit 1 Conventional Island where the 16m high blue TG columns can be seen.
A view inside the main reactor building at Nuclear...
A view inside the main reactor building at Nuclear Island Unit 2, showing the work happening inside the Liner Cup.
The MEH team is progressing at pace with the insta...
The MEH team is progressing at pace with the installation and welding of the mechanical supports within the Raw Water Storage Liaison Gallery (HGE). The first batch of 12 supports were installed within two weeks with the assistance of a team of riggers and welders.
Welsh Bylor Apprentice, Greg Hamblin, working on a...
Welsh Bylor Apprentice, Greg Hamblin, working on a rebar cage in the Prefabrication Yard at K11A.
The report shows that spending with South-West bas...
The report shows that spending with South-West based businesses has already hit £3.2 billion, more than twice the initial target of £1.5 billion set as the project began.