NuGen awards major £20m Moorside site assessment contract

NuGen has awarded a £20m contract to assess the site of potential new nuclear reactors in west Cumbria.

The Sellafield site on the right and some of the land acquired for the possible new nuclear build known as Moorside.  pic from NDA S116310.jpg S69106BB.jpg
The Sellafield site on the right and some of the land acquired for the possible new nuclear build known as Moorside.

The contract is the Moorside project’s largest so far and represents a major step forward in its construction.

It was awarded to Dutch firm Fugro, and will involve assessing the whole site in order to inform the design and layout of Moorside.

The work will start in December, and will support licensing, planning applications and other consents required to build the new nuclear power station near Sellafield.

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Source: InCumbria

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