Sellafield Ltd will invest up to £850,000 in innovative projects that will better equip and support nuclear decommissioning operators working in hazardous environments.
Hinkley Point C has opportunities for businesses in Bristol and across the South West to tender for services to support the next stage of on-site installation in the order of 10’s of millions of pounds.
A new plan to help drive a more diverse workforce into the nuclear sector is being put into place with the hope of attracting younger people and more women into the industry.
Opportunities for companies to grow in the South West as a result of the massive investment at Hinkley Point C is seeing a sharp increase in firms investing in the region.
The South West is ideally placed to capitalise on economic opportunities worth £50bn to the UK economy, according to research commissioned into the region’s nuclear sector.
Emerging research commissioned by Nuclear South West highlights huge opportunities in the region for specialist suppliers and companies not connected with the supply chain. It states that South West-based SMEs, large companies and training providers could supply £15bn worth of work to the nuclear sector.