All press releases

Format: 01/07/2020
Format: 01/07/2020
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Hinkley Point C Statement on Coronavirus

The safety of workers and the community is the first priority at Hinkley Point C and a wide range of measures have already been put in place to protect workers and prevent the spread of infection.
2019.12 December 2019
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Big Carl’s first big lift ends successful year at Hinkley Point C

Engineers and lifting specialists at Hinkley Point C worked through the night to successfully complete the first big lift by the world’s largest crane. The 250m tall “Big Carl” crane lifted a 170 tonne prefabricated part of the reactor’s steel containment liner into place at 4.30am on Weds (Dec 18). The lift had been carefully planned to take advantage of a small weather window last night.
View of the Unit 2 nuclear island and pre-stressing galleries, where 7,000m3 of concrete has been poured to date.
Thursday, October 17, 2019

Hinkley Point C announces the launch of the Technical Support Alliance to provide engineering and technical services to the nuclear new build project

The Hinkley Point C Project has announced the launch of a new multi-million pound technical and engineering services agreement (The HTSA) which comprises existing Tier 1 services suppliers Atkins, Frazer-Nash Consultancy and Wood plc.
The view south across the Hinkley Point C Construction Site showing the main excavations and pipework for the cooling water systems of unit 1.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Update on Hinkley Point C project

The Hinkley Point C project successfully delivered J-0, the completion of the nuclear island “common raft” for its first unit in June 2019, in line with the schedule announced in September 2016. Following this major milestone a detailed review of the project’s costs, schedule and organisation was performed.