Altrad bags 4-year nuclear decommissioning contract for Magnox

Altrad bags 4-year nuclear decommissioning contract for Magnox
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Altrad has been awarded the contract for the provision of support services, across six nuclear-decommissioning sites in the UK, from Magnox Limited.

The four-year contract, which commenced on the 19th October 2020, will encompass Altrad providing services at six of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) owned sites including; Chapelcross, Dungeness A, Hinkley A, Hunterston A, Trawsfynnydd and Wylfa nuclear power stations.

Altrad`s General Manager for the Magnox Estate, Kevin Williamson, commented: “We are delighted to have signed this performance-driven contract with our long-term client Magnox Limited, which demonstrates our ability to deliver sustainable value for our client, in a collaborative manner”.

The contract award builds upon a successful strategic relationship which spans back over fifteen years, during which time Altrad has delivered a range of services including access, asbestos removal, thermal insulation, environmental cleaning, corrosion protection, cladding and minor civil work – such that, on any one day, Altrad have around 140 talented people, delivering critical services on behalf of its client.

“Magnox Ltd are pleased to have awarded a framework contract with Altrad, for a further four-years and we look forward to working closely with them to support the delivery of our decommissioning programme in a safe and sustainable manner. Our contract objectives were wholly met by Altrad`s approach and their capability, which includes the introduction of further innovation and the delivery of greater efficiency that will be delivered across the NDA owned sites” said Steven Lock – FM Category Manager of Magnox Limited.

Altrad’s Managing Director, David Fitzsimons added, “The award of this contract marks another exciting milestone in Altrad`s long-term partnership with Magnox and reinforces our position as the market leader in the provision of support services to the UK`s nuclear decommissioning and power generation sectors. We are proud to support several other UK nuclear contracts at Sellafield, across the entire EDF generation fleet, at Hinkley C and at Capenhurst and Aldermaston – delivered by over 1,000 Altrad nuclear professionals”.

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