Ansaldo Nucleare

 

WHO WE ARE

 

Ansaldo Nucleare is the premier Italian company in the civil nuclear sector, with over fifty years international experience in delivering technological and innovation excellence.
The company provides EPC services, as well as, component design and supply for the following business lines:
• Nuclear New Build;
• Plant Operation Assistance;
• Decommissioning and Waste Management.


In May 2014, Ansaldo Nucleare completed the acquisition of NES (Nuclear Engineering Services) Ltd., bringing the workforce to a total of more than 650 employees, almost half of which are in the Engineering and Design departments. The new Ansaldo NES provides an in-house, fully integrated capability which includes design, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, testing, commissioning, site installation and integrated logistics through-life support of bespoke solutions for the nuclear decommissioning, nuclear new build markets and Defence.
 

QUALITY & ENVIRONMENT  - INNOVATION AND PATENTS 

 

Ansaldo Nucleare performs its activities in accordance with a Quality and Environment Management System in compliance with the International standards UNI EN ISO 9001:2008, ASME NQA-1 2012, IAEA GS-R-3, UNI EN ISO 14001:2004. 

From order entry through design, manufacturing and servicing, activities are controlled in accordance with the commitments of the Quality Management System. Ansaldo Nucleare is both ASME and ISO 9001 certified.

 

During its multi-decennial activity as prime nuclear player in Italy, Ansaldo Nucleare has been involved in the design and supply of various types of Nuclear Power Plants and Research Facilities. Through the development of these activities Ansaldo Nucleare has
registered or applied for several patents for application to different nuclear plant technologies.

 

EPC SERVICES AND NUCLEAR NEW BUILD

 

Ansaldo Nucleare supplies systems, components and services for the NSSS (Nuclear Steam Supply System) as well as BOP (Balance of Plant), for various Nuclear Power Plants including PWR, BWR, CANDU and VVER in accordance with vendor requirements.
Ansaldo Nucleare is at the forefront of the technological development of new NNPs, taking advantage of its experience of different types of reactors over the last fifty years.
Ansaldo Nucleare has provided a significant contribution to Generation III+, cooperating with Westinghouse since the early 1980s in the development of Passive Plant Technology and contributing to the Design Certification of AP600 and AP1000 NPPs.
In addition, Ansaldo Nucleare is actively involved in Generation IV international programmes (the Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform (SNETP) and the European Sustainable Industrial Initiative on Nuclear Energy, ESNII). In this context, Ansaldo Nucleare is acting as leader for the Lead-Cooled Fast Reactors development programmes, for the successful completion of the "Advanced Lead-cooled Fast Reactor European Demonstrator” (ALFRED).

 

ENGINEERING & DESIGN

 

  • Nuclear and Radiation  Analysis
  • Fluid System Design and Integration
  • Fluid and Therma-Hydraulic Analysis
  • Fire Fighting Systems
  • Instrumentation & Control (I&C)
  • Electrical Systems
  • Integrated Plant Layout and Engineering
  • Design of Civil Structures
  • Mechanical Modules Design and Prefabrication
  • Piping Design

 

COMPONENT AND EQUIPMENT PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY

 

Ansaldo Nucleare has consolidated experience in the design & supply of pressure-retaining nuclear components and special Mechanical equipment for nuclear applications (Fission & Fusion Technologies). Components are usually manufactured by selected
sub-suppliers based on Ansaldo Nucleare drawings and under our responsibility. Through Ansaldo NES, we also have the opportunity to manufacture machines & tools directly in house.

  • Pressure COmponents
  • Machines & Tools

 

PLANT OPERATION ASSISTANCE

 

  • Plant Life Extension (PLEX) and Power Uprating
  • BOP Optimisation
  • Fatigue and Leak Before Break (LBB) Analysis
  • Fuel Handling Equipment and Tools
  • Instrumentation & Control (I&C), Automation and Monitoring Systems
  • Post Fukushima Beyond Design Basis Events equipment

 

DECOMMISSIONING OF NUCLEAR PLANTS AND FACILITIES

 

Our activities include feasibility studies, safety analysis, basic and detailed design, procurement of equipment and tools for the dismantling, packaging and transfer of waste materials produced in the frame of the decommissioning and management of the on-site dismantling activities.

  • Feasibility Studies and Decommissioning Plans
  • Integrated Detailed Design
  • Mangament Tools
  • Dismantling Equipment and Tools
  • ON-site Decommissioning Work
  • Waste Management Facilities (WMFs)
  • Licensing Processes

 

RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT

 

Ansaldo Nucleare provides solutions for liquid, solid and organic radioactive waste management and disposal for Low and Intermediate Level Waste (LILW).

 

  • Conditioning of Liquid Waste
  • Treatment of Solid Waste
  • Handling Systems
  • Radioactive Waste Transport Storage Containers
  • Radioactive Waste Storage Facilities
  • Technological Developments in the field of RAW Management

 

 

WHERE WE ARE

 

Ansaldo Nucleare operates in the domestic and international nuclear markets, managing the entire business from its headquarters and operations office in Genova (Italy), directly and through the branches located in Romania, Slovakia, Argentina, France and the representative office in Russia.
In the UK, Ansaldo Nucleare operations rely on the fully owned company Ansaldo NES. In Romania and in France, Ansaldo Nucleare provides service support through participated companies, "Polaris-Anserv" for Cernavoda NPP and "NNS" devoted to Creys-Malville
NPP.
In the other countries, Ansaldo Nucleare relies on numerous Representative Offices of its parent company, Ansaldo Energia, located in over twenty countries in the world.

 

 

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