A lot of people I know have worked hard on this for years. The negativity and doom and gloom we sometimes see in the press forgets that real people build things. I've always wanted to work in the construction industry, and I am proud to do so. Lets be honest, if you do so, wouldn't you want to build something this big? For all those involved, pat yourselves in the back for a minute. Well done.
Investment in the first new nuclear plant to be built in the UK in 20 years - at Hinkley Point, Somerset - has secured final approval.The decision came at a board meeting of French utility EDF - the company financing most of the £18bn project.Following that agreement, legally binding contracts will be signed and construction work can begin