Rolls-Royce has won a contract to provide heat exchangers for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station. It has now signed an agreement with EDF Energy after being selected as the preferred bidder in 2016 for the heat exchangers, along with the primary, liquid and gaseous waste treatment systems and diesel generators. A team of 80 Rolls-Royce engineers and supply chain specialists are currently working on the projects at its Barnwood, Derby and Warrington bases.
Energy Live News 8th March 2018 read more »
NUCLEAR plant bosses backed down yesterday over their attempt to stop staff pay during last week’s bad weather. Negotiators from workers’ unions Unite, GMB and Prospect won the agreement following a sit-in at the Somerset site by about 600 Keir Bam workers angry at EDF chiefs’ refusal to pay wages when snow stopped work last week. After being told to return to their lodgings last Thursday and not being able to work over the weekend, staff were told via text that they would not be paid for the Friday, Saturday or Sunday. But now the workers have won a breakthrough — and the pay owed to them.
Morning Star 8th March 2018 read more »