Welsh trainees in Shimane to learn from nuclear power firm

UK-Japan News July 2017

Apprentices from Hitachi-owned Horizon Nuclear Power Services Limited visited Japan for a two-week training course, Hitachi announced in a press release on 13 June. The apprentices were hosted by Hitachi–GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd., a joint venture of Hitachi, Ltd. and General Electric.

The apprentices, who work at the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station in Anglesey, Wales, visited the Shimane Nuclear Power Plant as part of their itinerary.

“This is another great example of Japan and North Wales working closely together”, said Tadashi Kume, president and representative director of Hitachi–GE.