VT Group wins Dungeness contract

17 November 2009

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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