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UTILITY Week 15th May 2015

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20 | 15TH - 21ST MAY 2015 | UTILITY WEEK Operations & Assets High viz One of the two nuclear reactors at Dungeness B power station in Kent was taken out of service on 1 May for a major maintenance programme worth around £30 million. Dungeness B's other reactor is due to continue oper- ating normally throughout the period. Around 500 extra workers will join the site's 550-strong team for a planned 14 weeks. These mainte- nance periods, known as "statutory outages", take place every three years. The team will carry out more than 11,000 separate pieces of work and the Working towards a perfect ten

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