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Hinkley Point C nuclear power station (HPC) is a project...

wikipedia - 15 Sep 2016
Hinkley Point C nuclear power station (HPC) is a project to construct a 3,200 MWe nuclear power station with two EPR reactors in Somerset, England. The proposed site is one of eight announced by the British government in 2010, and in November 2012 a nuclear site licence was granted. On 28 July 2016 the EDF board approved the project, and on 15 September 2016 the UK government approved the project with some safeguards for the investment. The plant, which has a projected lifetime of sixty y
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Hinkley nuclear site radioactive mud to be dumped near Cardiff

The Guardian - 14 Oct 2017
More than 300,000 tonnes of “radioactive” mud, some of it the toxic byproduct of Britain's atomic weapons programme, will be dredged to make way for England's newest nuclear power station and dumped in the Severn estuary just over a mile from Cardiff.
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Plans to dump Hinkley Point mud off south Wales criticised

BBC News - 25 Sep 2017
Plans to dredge 300,000 tonnes of mud from near a disused nuclear plant and dump it off Cardiff Bay have been criticised. A marine pollution expert claims the mud from near Hinkley Point in Somerset could expose people to radioactivity. EDF Energy, the ...
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Hinkley Point C project powers ahead

Telegraph.co.uk - 04 Oct 2017
More than 1,900 workers are involved in the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant building project on the Bristol Channel coastline of Somerset. The bustling site is a sign that Britain is on track to secure its future energy security, even though the ...
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Hinkley Point deal was best we dared risk, say officials

The Times - 09 Oct 2017
The Hinkley Point C nuclear plant deal would have collapsed if ministers had tried to renegotiate a better price, government officials have claimed. MPs took evidence about the deal for the £19.6 billion power station in Somerset after a scathing ...
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EDF 'disappointed' at Hinkley strike ballot plan

New Civil Engineer - 22 Sep 2017
We believe that our best and final offer is both fair and reasonable, offering workers an increase in basic pay as well as a bonus rate and other benefits that allows Hinkley Point C to attract, retain and reward the skilled workforce needed to build ...
hinkley point c nuclear power station

Nuclear industry scrambles to avoid Euratom cliff edge

Telegraph.co.uk - 13 Oct 2017
But for the UK's first new nuclear power plant to be built in a generation a regulatory gap following Brexit could raise major issues securing construction materials and skilled labour. The NIA estimates that the £20bn Hinkley Point project will source ...
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World news

Telegraph.co.uk - 17 Oct 2017
The Hinkley Point C project in Somerset, a deal signed during Mr Xi's visit, is the first China-backed nuclear power plant constructed in a developed economy and is progressing well. And the country pub in rural Buckinghamshire has witnessed bus loads ...
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Brexit Threatens UK's Nuclear Renaissance Dream, Tories Told

Bloomberg - 02 Oct 2017
But the future of both the modular and traditional reactors like the ones being built by Electricite de France SA at Hinkley Point in western England is at risk from the U.K. exiting the EU, he said. That's because the industry relies on engineers from ...
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China's CGN bids for stake in Toshiba's NuGeneration UK plant

Reuters - 19 Sep 2017
HONG KONG (Reuters) - China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) is bidding to make an equity investment in a planned British nuclear plant, the future of which was thrown into doubt earlier this year amid mounting financial woes at its developer ...
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Accommodation delivered for Hinkley Point C workers

Insider Media - 27 Sep 2017
Nottinghamshire-based Caledonian Modular has begun delivery of the accommodation modules to be used by workers building the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset. The company, based at Carlton-on-Trent near Newark, employs about 150 ...
hinkley point c nuclear power station

China sees nuclear advance

Global Times - 16 Oct 2017
Engineers install parts of the first nuclear power plant using Hualong One technology in Fuqing, East China's Fujian Province in May. Photo: VCG. China's nuclear power industry has moved into a new phase over the last five years, with the country ...

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