Nuclear Power

Ensuring Nuclear Safety and Quality

Bureau Veritas expertise for the Nuclear Industry.

The Nuclear Industry is a complex and changing industry. It is subject to high level scrutiny from governmental and non governmental organizations through numerous regulations and increasing pressure to ensure site and activity safety.

Bureau Veritas delivers a full range of services that help all the actors in the nuclear industry demonstrate their compliance with regulations.

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Bureau Veritas - Power & Utilities

+ 331 55 24 70 00

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 OUR EXPERTISE


Our expertise is based on specific knowledge and experience with:

 

- Respect of Regulations

- Conformity Assessment
- Compliance process designs 

- Process Control
- Quality
Management Systems
- Knowledge of codes

 


A global presence:

Our international network is active in all countries with a nuclear industry:

Our qualified nuclear platforms and experienced operators stand by you to inspect the quality and

compliance of your project activities from the nuclear plant design to its maintenance and dismantling,

according to international and local regulations.


 FROM NEW BUILD TO DISMANTLING


Nuclear plant project cycle:

In large and complex nuclear plant projects, mastering Nuclear Quality and Safety levels for all

installation and equipment challenges is a key success factor. Correctly interacting with nuclear

authorities, industrial manufacturers, civil engineers or subcontractors and working in collaboration

with utilities companies is vital to the project.


As a Conformity Assessment Body, and when needed as a Third Party Inspection body, we can

help you in meeting all your industry needs through our strict Nuclear Quality Management System

and can deliver the following services:


 

       Project Development

     - Siting,    

       - Issuing permits, Geotechnical studies,

       - Environmental impact assessment,

       - Hazard & Operability studies (HAZOP)


 

 

       Design and Procurement

       - Design review,

       - Supplier assessment, Shop inspection,

       - Nuclear supply chain quality (NQSA),

       - NDT (Non Destructive Testing),

       - Conformity assessment,

       - Pressure equipment certification

   

       Construction

     - Onsite safety coordination,

       - QA/QC management, Laboratories,

       - Inspections on site, Expediting,

       - Welding and Welder qualifications



              

          Commissioning

            - Performance testing and witnessing,

            - Site inspections,

           - Review of commissioning reports



   

    Operation

       - In-Service inspections & Verifications,

       - Health & Safety compliance,

       - Outage & maintenance control sub-contractor audit,

       - Outage planning management, Technical audits,

       - Maintenance planning review, training,

       - Management system qualification

        Dismantling

           - Workplace health & safety,

           - Environmental impact assessment,

           - Waste management assistance








 FUEL CYCLE                                                                                                                                                   


Nuclear resources and waste cycle:

Bureau Veritas assesses and inspects the process management and conformity as well as the

equipment that handles nuclear resource and waste storage:


                                 
Mining

Services


Third party

Inspection of

Nuclear Fuel

Nuclear

Enrichment


Conformity

certification of

storage canister

Certification of

Nuclear Waste




  OUR ORGANIZATION                                                                                                                                     


Our goal:

To expand our nuclear expertise worldwide while maintaining a superior level of quality requested

by the nuclear industry.


How?

- We accompany our customers throughout their project life cycle

- We consolidate their know-how

- Portfolio of expertise




   


 MAJOR ACCREDITATIONS                                                                                                                              


Bureau Veritas is an authorized notified body accredited by respective Finnish and French nuclear safety authorities:







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Click on the following links to discover our nuclear services and activities:


Brochures:

Nuclear Industry Services

Services for Nuclear Equipment Manufacturers

NSQ 100 Certification

NQSA


Video corner:

Discover NQSA, the Nuclear Quality Standard Association


Useful links:

Visit NQSA


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