The United Nations has said work should be suspended on the new Hinkley C nuclear power station because the UK government has not consulted other European countries properly. The announcement, which could prove embarrassing for the UK government, came from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) which said the UK needed to consult further with other countries about the possible cross-border impact of an incident at Hinkley.
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York-based modular specialist Portakabin has delivered its largest office building at EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C site, the first nuclear power station to be built in the UK in nearly 30 years. The latest scheme takes the value of Portakabin buildings provided on the Hinkley site, which when completed will supply 7% of the UK’s electricity, to around £5m since 2011. The latest contract awarded to Portakabin was for a 3,450 sq m office and welfare building for staff and contractors working on the Hinkley Point C project.
Business Desk 22nd March 2017 read more »