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Struggle to recruit at Hinkley point despite £70000 a year

4 January 2018 - Plant - admin - 3 Comments

Contractors and main contractors are expressing concern over recruitment of plant operators even though industry-leading pay rates on the project which could see skilled civil engineering operatives earn £70,000 a year. A lot of of the groundwork has now been completed on the site by a Kier BAM joint venture. Main civils contractor Laing O’Rourke (BYLOR) and […]

Hinckley point hits problems with concrete quality

16 October 2017 - Concrete - admin - Comments Off on Hinckley point hits problems with concrete quality

Issues have arisen with the concrete being poured at Hinkley point tunnels with 150 cubic meters having to be redone due to structural integrity of the concrete. The issues have been identified in sections of the concrete base slabs constructed above the galleries sections of tunnels which will contain site infrastructure including pipe and duct […]