Hinkley Point C - Bilfinger wins contracts worth £350 million for new nuclear power station
Bilfinger (a BECBC member) has won contracts, worth £350m, to deliver the design, procurement, supplier management, fabrication and construction of high quality pipework and specialist equipment for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.
It will create 350 new British jobs , including specialist roles in engineering and manufacturing at its UK locations in Warrington, Humberside, Bristol and Somerset. Beginning immediately, the work will be delivered through Bilfinger’s Technologies and Engineering & Maintenance Europe segment with UK bases in Bristol and Warrington whilst manufacturing of specialist pipework will take place at an upgraded factory in the North East of England.
Bilfinger CEO Tom Blades: “With the two new major contracts, the volume of our work on Hinkley Point C surpasses even our own initial expectations for this project. We are proud to expand our relationship with EDF once again and to be their trusted and valued supplier for this essential work on the power plant. The contracts provide stability for our business while preserving and creating jobs for our local workforce. This new work enables us to strengthen our investment in additional fabrication capacities in the UK. The fact that we are awarded these major contracts in such challenging times not only proves our expertise but makes us confident in our business prospects.”