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Main construction work on the UK’s first nuclear power plant in a generation could begin as early as December. EDF also have a delegation in China negotiating contracts for the manufacture of pressure vessel and other key components.
Some of the largest diggers in Europe have been moved onto the Hinkley Point proposed C site and contractors have been told to prepare to start on site in December. Firms appointed to various roles on the mega-project include Laing O’Rourke, Bouygues, Costain, Kier, Bam Nuttall and Dean & Dyball, a subsidiary of Balfour Beatty

However rumour is that EDF and the Chinese investors are falling out and Areva (the other state funded French nuclear firm) is collapsing…….

Dates for your diary

Saturday 22nd November

Nuclear Waste Train Action at Bridgewater Railway Station, 10.30–13.00. Contact: Jo Smoldon 01278 459099 or josephine.smoldon@virgin.net
Monday 24th November –
‘Beating the Bomb’, at the…

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