Altrad has announced the signature of a new three-year contract with its long-term partner Doosan Babcock.
The contract will see Altrad provide a range of support services in support of the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s fusion research and technology programme at its Culham Science Centre HQ in Oxfordshire and its new facility in Rotherham, Yorkshire.
Commencing in July 2021, Altrad will be working in partnership with Doosan Babcock to provide UKAEA with a year-round, core site team to support the UK’s fusion research and technology programme.
Altrad’s Business Unit Director (Nuclear) – Simon Roberts said, “The award of this contract builds upon our long-term, successful strategic relationship with Doosan Babcock and we look forward to using the ingenuity of our people to support the safe and efficient operations at the Culham and Rotherham sites”.
The company said this latest contract award reinforces Altrad’s position as the market leader in the provision of support services to the UK’s nuclear sector, which are delivered by over 1,000 of its talented, nuclear professionals.
Every day, 365 days a year, Altrad provides support services at a number of UK nuclear facilitates including; six nuclear-decommissioning sites across the Magnox estate, several decommissioning contracts at Sellafield, the entire EDF generation fleet, Hinkley Point C and at Capenhurst and Aldermaston.
Altrad’s Director of Business Development & Strategy – Peter Hughes added “We are delighted to have been awarded this contract, which supports the development of new technologies to enable the UK’s low carbon energy transition. The contract award aligns with the bold ambitions set out in our 2026 strategy, which will see Altrad become carbon neutral by 2030 or sooner”.