KBR HAS won a contract from EDF to provide long-term project management services for Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.
The reimbursable rates contract will cover site operations management, contract management, and materials tracking. KBR will provide support for the equipment supply chain, which involves more than 100 international suppliers and contractors.
“The announcement is a testament to KBR's capability and track record in delivering large-scale projects and represents a key stepping stone in line with our strategy to secure long-term enduring contracts and to grow our business stream in the UK,” said KBR president and CEO Stuart Bradie.
Earlier this week, EDF’s board of directors confirmed its decision to go ahead with Hinkley Point C after a vote following the UK government’s re-examination of the deal. Sources have told various media outlets, including the BBC and The Guardian, that EDF will sign the contract for difference (CfD) with the UK government in a closed-doors ceremony today. The CfD guarantees a minimum price for the electricity generated by Hinkley Point C. As this story is published, neither party has commented on the rumour nor confirmed the signing.
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