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National Nuclear Corporation

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1973 The 2 existing nuclear power plant consortia were replaced by a new body, the National Nuclear Consortium but Reyrolle Parsons, a member of the Nuclear Power Group decided not to join the new body; the other consortium was British Nuclear Design and Construction.

GEC held 50 percent of the new company, UKAEA held 15 percent; other companies involved were Babcock and Wilcox, Clarke-Chapman John Thompson, Head Wrightson, Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons, Strachan and Henshaw, Taylor Woodrow Construction, Whessoe; their shares would be held through a new company, British Nuclear Associate[1].

Later became part of AMEC

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Oct 31, 1973