Wood has been granted a multi-million pound framework contract to provide decommissioning solutions at the Dounreay nuclear site.
The contract will run for up to seven years including two potential extensions and is worth an estimated £401 million ($520m) shared among six suppliers.
The decommissioning services framework also covers construction of new build projects required to enable the decommissioning of the Dounreay site.
Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL), the firm in charge of restoring the UK’s former fast reactor research and development centre in Caithness, has appointed preferred bidders to compete for call-off contracts on projects to take the site to its interim end state.
Bob MacDonald, CEO of Wood’s specialist technical solutions business, said: “This framework contract is an important addition to our portfolio of work at Dounreay. It enhances our market share in nuclear decommissioning, cements our long-term commitment to the Caithness region, and provides another opportunity to bring Wood’s multi-sector experience to bear.
“Combined with the design and engineering framework that we signed last year, we now have a route to market across the entire Dounreay site.”