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Sellafield construction partner pledges jobs and opportunities for West Cumbria

'We are delighted to announce that Sir Robert McAlpine has joined Sellafield’s Programme and Project Partners (PPP) as a key delivery partner.

The company will provide groundworks and concrete structures for construction projects at the Sellafield site.

And the business has pledged to create a host of opportunities for West Cumbria over the lifetime of the £1 billion, 17-year framework.

Tony Gates, managing director, civil engineering, for Sir Robert McAlpine, said:

"We’re thrilled and excited to join the Programme and Project Partners team at Sellafield.

"Its industry leading approach to delivering complex infrastructure projects in a highly regulated sector aligns with our commitment to engineering excellence and effective collaboration that is embedded in our family values and inclusive culture.

"Through this long-term appointment, we intend to make a lasting, positive impact on local communities in West Cumbria by boosting employment, promoting skills and education, working with trusted supply chain partners in the region, and creating a tangible, measurable social impact."

Luke Richardson, head of social impact for Programme and Project Partners, said:

"This is great news for the area, we look forward to working with the team at Sir Robert McAlpine and sharing updates on how these investments have impacted the area but more so, the people in our community.'

Read the full announcement in the link below.