Berkley, Somerset-based Magnox Electric has awarded Aker Kvaerner a £16m contract to design, build and install a plant for the retrieval and encapsulation of wet intermediate level wastes (ILW) at the Hunterston A Site.
The project is part of the
The scope of the contract includes engineering design from Aker Kvaerner’s
Dave Ley, president of Aker Kvaerner Engineering Services, said, ‘Aker Kvaerner has applied extensive design, engineering and practical experience in the handling of Magnox sludges and effluents, and has been able to offer a unique and robust retrieval and encapsulation solution for the Hunterston A wet wastes.’
This year to date, Aker Kvaerner and its joint venture partnerships have secured over £50m of nuclear services work. This includes recent retrievals and export contract awards at Sellafield.