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Wood wins $66 million Sellafield control systems framework

18 December 2018

Wood has won a contract to supply programmable digital control technologies to the Sellafield nuclear site in Cumbria, UK.

The 10-year framework, worth $66 million, covers all stages of system design, manufacture and assembly of equipment, obsolescence management and maintenance support to project work and decommissioning carried out by Sellafield Ltd.

The contract will help Sellafield Ltd and its wider supply chain to deliver safe, sustainable and cost-effective solutions to full lifecycle controls integration supply at the site.

It was secured by a joint approach from nuclear and automation and controls specialists within Wood, augmenting best-in-class experience from the automotive and oil & gas sectors with nuclear competence, stakeholder relations and site-specific knowledge.

Bob MacDonald, CEO of Wood Specialist Technical Solutions, said:

“We are looking forward to working with Sellafield Ltd and demonstrating the strength and depth of controls integration expertise across the whole of Wood, bringing together our nuclear expertise with our automation and controls capability.

“Securing this important framework is proof of the rationale for acquiring Amec Foster Wheeler 12 months ago and a good revenue synergy. We could not have won this contract as separate businesses.

“Our aim is to provide Sellafield Ltd with long-term supply chain capability and capacity, implementing standardised solutions, building innovation into design and delivery, managing obsolescence, and reducing lifecycle costs.”

 

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Photo caption: A control room at the Sellafield nuclear site

 

Note to Editors:

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com   

 

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