Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe this morning signed up three UK companies to support delivery of design for the £14bn project. Assuming a successful project outcome, Hitachi will deliver the nuclear island and architect engineering for the proposed Welsh nuclear power station under contract to Horizon Nuclear Power, also a subsidiary of Hitachi. Atkins, now part of the SNC-Lavalin Group, will support on civil engineering design for the nuclear island. Also signed up is KBR to work on project controls and Wood to support architect engineering. Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe Project Director Mr Eric Chassard said: “Wood, has been involved in every nuclear new build in UK history. KBR and Atkins are also world leaders in their fields – with clear and proven experience on projects of this scale and complexity.
Construction Enquirer 22nd Oct 2018 read more »
Three more companies – WS Atkins plc, KBR and Wood – have been appointed by Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe Limited to support delivery of the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in Wales.
World Nuclear News 22nd Oct 2018 read more »
Energy Live News 22nd Oct 2018 read more »
WOOD has won a contract to support work on the development of a new nuclear plant on Anglesey. The Aberdeen-based engineering giant said it has been appointed as architect engineering support partner on the Wylfa Newydd plant by the developer of the facility Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe, without disclosing the value of the contract. Wood said the appointment is expected to transition into a 10-year framework, extending up to the start of commercial operations, once the two reactor project passes further key milestones in 2019.
Herald 23rd Oct 2018 read more »
Chemical Engineer 22nd Oct 2018 read more »
Atkins is one of three companies to have been awarded with deals by Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe to assist with the design and construction of the £15bn Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant on the Isle of Anglesey.
New Civil Engineer 23rd Oct 2018 read more »