Jacobs awarded Management Contract for Horizon Nuclear Power projects in UK


17 December 2013 – Pasadena, California, USA – Jacobs Engineering Group has announced that it has been awarded a framework management contract by Horizon Nuclear Power to provide engineering support and related services for two new nuclear power generation plants the company is developing at Wylfa on the Isle of Anglesey and Oldbury in South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.

131217-pmwj18-horizon-IMAGEOfficials did not disclose the contract value, but noted that the duration of the contract is three years, and the work is being executed from several Jacobs offices in the UK. Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is working collaboratively with Horizon to provide development and planning, site investigation, engineering, environmental permitting, waste management and project management support.

Working as a tier one service provider in close collaboration with three other Horizon strategic framework partners, Jacobs is supporting Horizon’s goal to prepare the lead Wylfa site (and thereafter, the Oldbury site) for construction of the new power station and associated developments.

Jacobs Group Vice President Conor Doyle stated, “We are pleased to support Horizon’s vision for a new generation of nuclear power stations that achieve a sustainable socio-economic legacy. We look forward to continuing to build on the strong foundations already in place.”

Jacobs has more than fifty years of experience across the complete nuclear asset lifecycle, and already possesses extensive knowledge of Horizon sites, having supported the company since 2010.

Horizon Nuclear Power was formed in 2009 to develop new nuclear power stations in the UK. It was acquired by Hitachi Ltd of Japan in November 2012.

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services. More at http://www.horizonnuclearpower.com/.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services. With annual revenues of over $10 billion, Jacobs offers full-spectrum support to industrial, commercial and government clients across multiple markets.  Services include scientific and specialty consulting as well as all aspects of engineering, construction, operations, maintenance and project management. Based in Pasadena, California, USA, Jacobs has more than 200 offices in over 25 countries. More at http://www.jacobs.com/

Source: Jacobs Engineering