Gwent businesses have the opportunity to find out more about work available at Hinkley Point C at an event in Newport next week.

The Introduction to Hinkley Point C event is being held at Malpas Court on Wendesday, January 16 from 9am to 12.30pm.

The nuclear power station project will require construction civil, mechanical and electrical capabilities and Gwent businesses can attend the Newport event to find out more about what is on offer and how they can apply to tender for the work.

As part of the Hinkley Supply Chain Programme, funded and supported by the Welsh Government and EDF Energy, the event is the first in a series of activities in South Wales to ensure that Welsh businesses make the most of the contract opportunities this project will bring and the business support available.

A spokesman doe rhe Hinkley Supply Chain Team said: "With 90 Tier 1 contractors each planning to deliver contracts worth hundreds of millions of pounds and each with multiple Tier 2 and 3 supply chain requirements, the opportunity for South Wales is massive."

Places at the event are limited and businesses wishing to attend should first register on the Hinkley Supply Chain portal, they should then receive an invite to the event.

For more information contact the Hinkley Supply Chain team on or call 01823 443425.