Altrad Services has been awarded a £350m contract to supply maintenance services for eight EDF nuclear sites across the UK.
Altrad has been chosen as the maintenance partner for a £350m contract by EDF to carry out a range of works on the existing fleet of eight nuclear power stations in the UK for the next nine years.
The company has said around 500 people employed will support the contract.
The services will include scaffolding access, insulation, coatings, tanks and building facades and comes under Altrad Services’ maintenance business.
Paudie Somers, CEO Altrad Services UK, Ireland and Nordics said: “This material contract is testament to the relationship Altrad and EDF have fostered over 30 years spent working together.
“As the largest provider of industrial services in the UK, I’m pleased we will continue to help EDF power the UK with an ever-increasingly innovative suite of services designed to take our industry into the digital age. This contract also ensures long-term revenue for the UK Services business.”