Jobs created as Wood wins nuclear contract

Laurent Cassai, a Wood non-destructive testing technician, carries out an ultrasonic scan of a reactor pressure vessel test piece
Thirty-five jobs are to be created in Warrington after multinational energy services company Wood won a contract as sole supplier of inspection qualification services to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station. EDF Energy, the station developer, has commissioned Wood’s Inspection Validation Centre (IVC) in Warrington to qualify ultrasonic inspections on two reactors. The contract is effective immediately and the initial order is worth $16m. Robin Watson, Wood chief executive, said: “Our role is to independently check t... For the full story register now for free or login below...