#ndt Wood has won a contract as sole supplier of inspection qualification services to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.

EDF Energy, the station developer, has commissioned Wood’s Inspection Validation Centre (IVC) to qualify ultrasonic inspections on high integrity welds in primary circuit components for the two 1.6GW reactors.

The contract is effective immediately and the initial task order is worth $16m.

Robin Watson, Wood chief executive, said: “Our role is to independently check the inspect
Source: NDT