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2021.03 March 2021

The Welding Centre of Excellence. Hinkley Point C...
The Welding Centre of Excellence. Hinkley Point C has committed £6 million to support the Welding, Electrical and Mechanical Centres of Excellence, training facilities located in Bridgwater.
Facilities like the new Welding Centre of Excellen...
Facilities like the new Welding Centre of Excellence give people a chance to learn new skills to start careers with the project.
The first milestone achieved for 2021: Unit 1's fi...
The first milestone achieved for 2021: Unit 1's first LP (low pressure) rotor was successfully tested in GE's factory in Belfort, France.
The tower crane that will be used to build the inn...
The tower crane that will be used to build the inner structures in the Unit 1 HRX has been installed. Lifted in two parts by 'Big Carl' into the Unit 1 reactor.
During construction, 71,000 jobs across Britain wi...
During construction, 71,000 jobs across Britain will be supported by the project which is now projected to deliver £18 billion into the wider UK supply chain.
A close-up of a Doka 100 formwork panel for shut...
A close-up of a Doka 100 formwork panel for shuttering concrete walls at Unit 1 Heat Sink.
Internal grouting of the SCCP pipes - a pipe syste...
Internal grouting of the SCCP pipes - a pipe system which will transfer the filtered sea water from the Forebay building to be pumped from the HPX building to various systems which will maintain the function of the powerplant.
The 15 distinctive blue Turbine Generator (TG) col...
The 15 distinctive blue Turbine Generator (TG) columns have now been installed in the power station's turbine hall. These will eventually hold concrete 'table' which supports the turbine itself.
Rebar laid for a double-height wall for the HK bui...
Rebar laid for a double-height wall for the HK building. 'Big Carl' in the background.
A setting out engineer using a Leica TS16 total st...
A setting out engineer using a Leica TS16 total station (a geo-spacial scanner).
Cranes at Nuclear Island Unit 1. There are current...
Cranes at Nuclear Island Unit 1. There are currently 44 cranes, at peak there will be up to 80 cranes on site.
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.