The BYLOR joint venture between Laing O’Rourke and Bouygues has hit a key milestone on the Hinkley Point project after completing the first concrete pour for the common raft for unit 1 on the nuclear island site. The 36-hour concrete pour achieves a major project milestone releasing a payment rumoured to be worth up to £70m. Around 100 workers were involved in the complex project which saw 2,500 cu m of nuclear concrete poured through Tuesday into Wednesday – the biggest placement so far at the power station construction site. The pour represents a small section of the main common raft which is due to by constructed next summer.
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