VT Group has made its first foray into the sector of manufacturing parts for nuclear reactors by winning an order from British Energy to supply high integrity new reactor bio-thermal assemblies for the Dungeness power station.?
VT will manufacture the biothermal units, which are used specifically for Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactors, at its facility near Chester over a period to summer 2010. ? ?The units are critical items for British Energy as they are essential to ensuring continued operation of its Dungeness B facility.
?The contract represents a significant expansion of VT’s nuclear manufacturing capabilities, which have previously focused mainly on Intermediate Level Waste containers.
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