Babcock, Fluor named lead bidders for 7 bln UK nuclear deal
Contractors Babcock and Fluor have been named as the preferred bidders for a 14-year, £7 billion contract to manage the decommissioning of its nuclear sites.
The contract, includes some of Britain’s oldest nuclear power sites is one of Britain’s largest and most valuable public contracts put out to tender.
The winner bidder Cavendish Fluor Partnership is a joint venture between Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group PLC, and Fluor Corporation. The consortium saw off competition from three other teams including CH2M Hill, Areva and Serco; Amec, Atkins and Rolls Royce; and Bechtel and current Magnox manager EnergySolutions.