ACTAVO SECURES SIGNIFICANT FRAMEWORK CONTRACT WITH MAGNOX LTD
Actavo Industrial Solutions, a provider of engineering services to the world’s leading industrial companies in the petrochemical, power, oil and gas, marine, nuclear and pharmaceutical sectors has successfully secured a framework contract with Magnox Ltd for access, insulation, asbestos removal and other minor industrial services at six nuclear sites, which it is responsible for decommissioning. The four-year project will commence in October 2020 and will conclude in September 2024.
The collaboration highlights Actavo’s long-standing relationship with Magnox that has resulted in the delivery of high safety and quality standards over the past 20 years. As part of the new contract, Actavo has been awarded a total of six sites, two additional sites at Harwell and Winfrith, as well as retaining its four existing stations at Berkeley, Bradwell, Oldbury and Sizewell A.
Brian Kelly, Group Chief Executive Officer, Actavo said: “Actavo has a long-term working partnership with Magnox that ranges across a number of decommissioning projects and programmes. Actavo’s number one value is safety and we are committed to providing the highest safety standards within a healthy work environment for all projects across each Division. Over the next four years, we are pleased to be able to provide our resources, knowledge and expertise to deliver this project on behalf of Magnox.”
Iain Eddie, Chief Operations Officer for Global Projects, Actavo said: “Actavo is delighted to secure this prestigious contract. It’s taken hard work and dedication by the entire industrial UK team to secure this job, which was originally bid in 2019. It gives a great platform for our plans to develop and grow our industrial operations.”
Steve Flounders, Industrial Services UK and Ireland Chief Operating Officer, Actavo said: “The Actavo team has developed a strong working relationship with Magnox over the past 20 years and we are delighted to continue with this partnership through the new framework contract. The award is due to the delivery of an exceptional health and safety environment, commercial and operational performance across all our Magnox sites. I would wish to express my thanks to our management team, and to Magnox for their continued support during these difficult times. We look forward to achieving our mutual joint goals.”
Magnox is a nuclear decommissioning Site Licence Company and a subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), licensed under the Nuclear Installations Act 1965. Magnox holds the licence for 12 nuclear sites and one hydro-electric plant around the UK, which are owned by the NDA.
Denise Maguire Editor of Irish Construction Industry Magazine