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Amec Foster Wheeler wins EDF nuclear framework deal

31 Mar 15 French power company EDF Energy has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler a contract to provide project management services to all of its UK nuclear power stations.

Dungeness is one of EDF's eight nuclear plants in the UK
Dungeness is one of EDF's eight nuclear plants in the UK

The contract is worth up to £15m a year and runs for an initial five years, with two optional two-year extensions.

Amec Foster Wheeler said that this made it “one of the largest project management contracts within the UK nuclear industry”.

EDF Energy owns and operates 15 nuclear plants at eight nuclear power stations in the UK. Amec Foster Wheeler will provide support for EDF’s technical offices in Gloucester and East Kilbride as well as at Dungeness, Sizewell, Hunterston, Torness, Heysham 1 & 2, Hartlepool and Hinkley Point nuclear plants.

Clive White, president of Amec Foster Wheeler's Clean Energy business, said: "This framework agreement further reinforces our long-standing relationship with EDF Energy. Our highly skilled work force of project managers, drawn from our extensive pool of expertise across Amec Foster Wheeler, is key in ensuring that the UK's existing nuclear power stations are truly world class in terms of safety and performance and can continue to generate safe, reliable electricity in the years to come."

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