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EDF installed the first steel ring section onto the second reactor building of Hinkley Point C power station in Somerset

GUEST BLOG: What the world’s biggest crane is doing for nuclear power in the UK

Carl Sarens tells us about Sarens’ SGC-250 model crane, currently in action at the new Hinkley Point C power plant in Somerset, England

Big Carl: World’s biggest crane starts work at Hinkley Point C nuclear plant

It is 250 metres tall and can carry 5,000 tonnes in a single lift – equivalent to 32 single-storey houses or 1,600 cars