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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.
Over half of Brits suffer from F.A.D (Festive Anxiety Disorder)
Tis the season to be jolly – but the stress of Christmas preparations is leading Brits to suffer from F.A.D (Festive Anxiety Disorder) – with over half of those polled (61 per cent) admitting that seasonal stress is spoiling Christmas.