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Risk consultant specialising in process safety and human factors. 20+ years working in energy and major hazard industries.Chartered member of CIEHF (ergonomics and human factors) and Associate member of IChemE (chemical engineers).

Particular expertise in task analysis, control room design, alarm management, human factors in design, safety critical communications, incident analysis, operating & maintenance instructions, emergency procedures, staffing assessments.

Based in Llandudno, North Wales with experience of working across the UK and overseas.

Contact Andy Brazier – andy@abrisk.co.uk or 07984 284642.

Ansaldo Nuclear has over sixty years’ of international experience in design and manufacture of safety critical engineered products and specialist support.  We are committed to providing advanced and innovative services for our existing and potential customers across the nuclear energy industry.  From building a new plant, implementing major modifications on operating nuclear plants, to decommissioning an old one, or even handling nuclear waste, we have the expertise to support our clients.  As a part of the Ansaldo Energia Group, Ansaldo Nuclear benefits from the financial strength and support provided by the Group.

AtoMark Energy Ltd can provide advisory services for nuclear projects ranging from strategic or technical oversight, advice and guidance to bespoke specialist assistance or services. 

BAKS are one of Europe’s largest metal containment manufacturing companies, offering a wide range of over 27.000 products in Cable management to HVAC, Mechanical & Electrical Industries.

Over the past few years we’ve supplied our products to number of high profile projects in U.K & Europe which range from Heavy industrial Power Plants, waste incinerators, Petrochem locations, offices, schools, factories and numerous projects on the rail network.

We are a forward-thinking company with innovative solutions that enable our customers to reduce installation time & carbon footprint while maintaining the highest quality of products

The Nuclear Futures Institute at Bangor University was established in late 2017 to accelerate advances in nuclear research, training and technologies for the North Wales region. Nuclear energy has played a key role in the area for many decades and the end of the Magnox era has opened up greatnew opportunities with two exceptional nuclear licensed sites: Wylfa and Trawsfynydd. Funded through WEFO, the NFU has built extraordinary facilities that are being used by leading industry stakeholders to aid nuclear technology development. There is a growing research team consisting of masters students, industry sponsored PhD students, post-doctoral researchers with early career and seasoned academics led by Prof. Bill Lee.

Barry Training Services was founded in 1990, initially providing lift truck training to local companies, it rapidly expanded to other plant training as well as health and safety training courses accredited by the appropriate awarding bodies such as RTITB, ECITB, CITB, NPORS, SQA, UKATA, IOSH, IPAF, PASMA, JAUPT & Qualifications Network, new courses are continually being added and where possible we are happy to tailor a course to suit a Clients own specific needs. With 2 training centres in South Wales, head office on the outskirts of Barry as well as a centre in Port Talbot both with ample classrooms, large indoor practical training area and ample parking,  we also have an office at Bridgwater, in addition to our training centres we also travel throughout the UK as well as Europe to deliver courses.   

At Beehive we’re specialists in transforming safety culture and safety behaviours. Since the introduction of ISO 45001 and with organisational culture, worker engagement and dispersed leadership at its core, there has never been a more important time to develop the mindset, skills and tools needed for safety. We can support organisations by providing:

• Cultural audit and strategy,

• Safety education – delivery and design of development, re-enactment, Human Performance and  leadership

• Benchmarking, SMS audit and research

• Well-being and emotional resilience training

Contact Mark Sykes or Sara Lodge on info@beecld.co.uk  07780 606 307

Cambrian Fusion Technology Ltd, established in 2010, provides professional welding, materials, inspection/NDT, RWC, ISO 3834 and EN 1090 compliance services to companies operating in highly regulated industries, via a select network of Chartered Welding/Materials and NDT Engineers.

Carpenter & Paterson Ltd are specialists in the design and manufacture of Pipe Support Equipment and Fabricated Steelwork. Our comprehensive service includes the supply of a wide range of standard pipe support components. We have the in-house facilities to design and supply special pipe support fabrications and equipment in a wide range of materials and finishes to suit our customer’s specific requirements.

The Company was established in 1956 in the UK and has since developed into one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of Pipe Supports exporting around the world.

Please visit our website www.cp-ltd.co.uk where you can find all of the latest company news feeds, download section & contact details.

Clarke Willmott is a full-service law firm operating from seven strategic centres throughout the UK including Cardiff. With expertise in many sectors including green energy generation, banking & finance, property, agriculture, construction, healthcare, and technology. Our client base is wide and varied from private clients, family businesses to multinationals.

We have been actively involved in the HPC project for ten years. We act for and proactively support a variety of site operation consortia including SPS and HOST with all their legal requirements along with Tier 1 and 2 construction and engineering businesses with NEC3 and FIDIC contract guidance.

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Ensinger is a world leader in engineering plastics. Our machined parts division is at the forefront of complex machining of high performance engineering plastics for use in the Nuclear and power generation sectors. Our extensive customer base includes Sellafield, EDF, Magnox, NIS and West Cumberland Eng. We offer engineering excellence for finished parts starting with protypes through to full production volumes. Group approvals include ISO9001, ISO13485 & AS9100 – your quality guaranteed. Our engineers and group global expertise are on hand to offer constructive advice, innovative solutions and material selection to find the optimal solution for the application. 

FAUN Trackway Ltd is a specialist design and manufacturer of bespoke fabrications and high integrity material handling equipment.

Over 75 years’ experience in supplying the defence industry in over 40 countries, global leader in military temporary roadways/specialist handling equipment.

FAUN has the ability to Design, Test, Manufacture and Commission multi-discipline projects in house.

Integrated ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 system. With EN1090 Exc 2 structural fabrication.

Modern 4,000m2 production facility, includes a 12m long paint booth and a further 4,000m2 secure storage.

Located centrally on Anglesey, great access to arterial roads and only 16 miles from Wylfa Newydd site.

Flamgard Calidair are one of the world’s leading authorities in the design and manufacture of high quality specialist HVAC (high integrity) dampers and associated equipment. Operating right across the globe within industry sectors as diverse as Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Marine, Power Generation, Tunnel & Metro and Industrial, we have continued to succeed through our focus upon innovation and excellence in everything we do. We are currently working in the Nuclear New Build on HPC and extensively in decommission on various Sellafield projects.

Horizon Nuclear Power is working to develop a new generation of nuclear power stations at Wylfa on Anglesey and Oldbury in Gloucestershire. Together, both projects would produce 5,800MW for the UK – enough to power around 11 million homes.

Both projects would create up to 850 permanent jobs during operation at each site, with a construction workforce of up to 9000. 

In January 2019, Horizon announced the suspension of most of its activities due to the absence of a suitable funding model, however work continues to secure a number of crucial permissions and permits to enable a swift restart should the correct conditions be met.  

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques have been in business for 45 years.  We are inventors, designers and manufacturers of welding purging equipment.  Anybody welding stainless steel, duplex, titanium or exotic alloys will have a requirement for purging and our inflatable systems and weld purge monitors save the welder valuable time and money in completing each weld with brilliant results.

We have extensive experience in nuclear: both new-build and decommissioning.  We have been involved with manufacturing bespoke purging and monitoring systems for HPC which have been used successfully on-site.

In 2019 we won ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ at the ‘Made In Wales’ Awards and Exporter of the Year at the Welsh Chamber of Commerce Awards.

James Fisher NDT (JFNDT) specialise in delivering non-destructive testing techniques and services across the globe within industry sectors such as aerospace, nuclear, renewable energy and oil and gas. With extensive knowledge and experience in analysing inspection requirements and tailoring inspection regimes, JFNDT offers the best solution and value for money. JFNDT apply the latest techniques to give you an accurate picture of the condition of safety and business critical components, with the aim to deliver high standard products and services whilst maintaining an important emphasis on safety, quality and environmental impact.

The KAEFER group was established in 1918 and our mission is to be the most reliable and efficient provider of technical industrial services.

KAEFER in the UK & Ireland serves a vast range of industries with asset integrity services. These services include access solutions, insulation, inspection & testing, protective coatings, asbestos management and more – generating an annual turnover of c.£200 Million. The company currently has 16 office locations across the UK, employing approximately 2,500 highly skilled and experienced people.

Further information can be found at www.KAEFERLtd.co.uk

Konecranes brings experience in providing cost effective designs with shorter delivery periods using our state of the art COTS crane components (especially suited to Decommissioning Applications). As well as the expertise of Konecranes Nuclear Equipment & Services (KNES) providing equipment designed specifically for nuclear applications.

The nuclear industry depends on equipment that is designed to operate safely, reliably, and in compliance with stringent quality and regulatory requirements. With more than a half-century of nuclear industry experience adhering to the standards for the design of lifting equipment at nuclear facilities; Konecranes has the experience to meet the most stringent requirements.  

Môn Solutions, originating from Ynys Môn (Isle of Anglesey), provides advisory and contract solutions to nuclear projects including technical, strategic and project management services. Our combined expertise spans decades and covers a broad range of reactor and project types both within the UK and overseas.

The Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre helps UK manufacturers win work in nuclear and other innovative energy sectors.

The Nuclear AMRC works with manufacturers to improve capabilities and performance along the supply chain. We can help companies develop new processes and innovative technologies, and raise quality, capability and cost competitiveness.

Our facilities are home to over £35 million worth of production-scale manufacturing equipment, all of which is available to manufacturers of any size for R&D projects.

The Nuclear AMRC is backed by industry leaders and government, and is part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult.

namrc.co.uk

NSAN is a skills for nuclear focussed membership organisation. We are led by nuclear sector employers, from both civil and defence, to provide valuable, cost-effective and practical skills solutions and guidance to organisations large and small.

These are challenging times being faced by the UK nuclear industry, if you are feeling stretched, you are not alone. Attracting, retaining and developing a productive workforce is key for sustaining business growth, but in demanding times you need to make sure that your people and operations are delivering best value for your organisation in line with your broader business objectives. We can help you!

NDT Group is a leading supplier of Non-Destructive Testing & Inspection services, delivered by a team with a combined 75+ years experience in the industry. NDT Group operates throughout the UK and internationally with current projects in Norway, South Africa and Ireland. As a supplier of both conventional and specialist inspections, NDT Group provides clients with a full range of inspection services. A key specialist inspection for NDT Group is inspecting boiler tubes using Phased Array (PA) techniques.  NDT Group operates across a broad set of industries from oil & gas, petrochemical, offshore, nuclear, energy and waste to name just a few. NDT Group, the inspection and testing experts.

As a world-leader in the nuclear fuel cycle, Orano offers products and services with high added-value at every stage of the nuclear lifecycle; from support to New Build, to transport and logistics, dry storage, waste management, and decommissioning.

Orano’s 16,000 employees combine their expertise with cutting-edge technology, a search for innovation and unwavering dedication to safety, to provide their customers with forward-thinking and bespoke solutions.

In the UK, Orano channels its international capability, gained from experience at its own sites in France and other global projects, through an experienced and local UK platform to support the nation’s major sites and clients.

www.orano.group

www.oranoprojects.uk

Parker Environmental Services Ltd specialises in the design, fabrication and installation of heating, air conditioning, ventilation and extraction systems, structural steelwork and specialist fabrication for industrial and commercial premises.

Our state of the art premises allow us to manufacture systems to suit bespoke project requirements for a diverse range of industries which include: – Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Chemical, Defence, Retail, Commercial and Nuclear.

We are members of the Building Engineering Services Ltd (BESA) and are ISO 9001:2015 certified.

PJC Navitas Ltd

PPG is the World’s largest coatings company bringing innovative technology to the market across all sectors including – Power (Nuclear, Wind, offshore Wind, Tidal) Oil &Gas, Infrastructure and Marine.

PPG is a leading supplier of Protective, Marine and Architectural coatings in the UK.

PPG Protective includes specialities; intumescent, high temperature, tank and pipe coatings. Johnstone’s and Leyland are leading Architectural brands.

PPG has supplied coatings to over 50% of the World’s nuclear reactors including the UK with decontamination and radiation certified products.

PPG’s Freitag range is EDF/FNP certified and is being used by Tier1 and subcontractors for Hinkley Point C.

Quartzelec are an independent engineering services provider with over 100 years’ experience in supporting the full life cycle of rotating electrical machines and associated static plant. From initial design and manufacture through our legacy companies through to the ongoing maintenance, service and engineering upgrades that ensure an extended design life, also heavily involved in the decommissioning of the electrical train. Additionally, TS Metals, part of the Quartzelec group of companies which specialises in laser cutting, bespoke fabrications and welding, we bring our formidable skill set in support of the UK and Wales nuclear decommissioning programmes.

Remsdaq Ltd, is a leading manufacturer of SCADA remote terminal units for use in electricity substation automation, integrated security and smart building solutions including access control and perimeter intrusion detection and mobilising command and despatch software for fire & rescue services.

Remsdaq solutions are used within many industries and applications: utilities, education, commercial, health, industrial, retail, hospitality, finance, datacentre, government, military, prisons and transportation.

Remsdaq is based in Deeside, Flintshire from where the company manufacturers, and supplies products throughout the UK and overseas via its business partner network.

Contact details

web  www.remsdaq.com

email  marketing@remsdaq.com

tel 01244 286 495

Rhizome Energy Limited is a new start design engineering consultancy based in Somerset and Dartford. We are a group of mechanical and structural engineers experienced in the Marine and Oil & Gas sectors looking to apply our transferrable skills to the Nuclear and Renewable Energy sectors. We are able to carry our detailed designs for piping systems including but not limited to, piping & valve specifications and stress analysis. Similarly and are proficient in the use of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software tools. We can also expedite supply of equipment and provide construction supervision at site.

Formed in 1998 Rhyal Engineering is one of the UK’s leading site-built storage tank and vessel contractors. We design and build new tanks and refurbishment existing tanks. Our personnel have extensive experience gained over many years within the tank industry. This invaluable knowledge has been harnessed to provide our clients with a professional management team, backed up by a highly skilled workforce who can complete projects on time, cost effectively and with the highest standards of safety and quality. We serve the Petrochemical, Aviation, Power, Water and Bulk Storage industries and operate worldwide. Our head office and main fabrication workshops are based in Milford Haven with satellite offices around the UK.

SHS offers a specialist service in thermal engineering in the heat treatment industry for both electrical and gas. Our company specialises in on-site in-situ work as well as furnace heat treatment.  

SHS offer services in preheating, post weld heat treatment, stress relieving, refractory dry out, curing, annealing, normalising, expansion, shrinking and hydrogen bake out, high voltage, low voltage, electrical and gas in the following sectors : Power Station, Oil Refineries, Petro Chemical Plants, Power Plants, Nuclear Plants, Gas, LNG Terminals, On Shore Off Shore, Power Generation, Mechanical Engineering Workshops and Companies, Ministry Of Defence.

Also a heat treatment furnace division has been established at our head office premises in Port Talbot where we have three different sized furnaces.

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Steel Dynamics are primarily a stainless-steel & carbon sheet/plate stockist holding between 700 & 1000 tonnes of material at any one time from <1mm to 100mm+, we also provide total supply-chain solutions in high grade nickels, & titanium. We process our stock by laser, water jet, plasma, press brake & CNC machining, we help our customers to achieve their cost reduction goals by increasing yield, reducing scrap, manufacturing processes, cycle times & duplication, focusing on one-touch solutions. We manage large projects from inception to completion or supply simple profiles to point of use.

Teddington, design, manufacture and supply metallic expansion joints/bellows, rubber bellows and Hoses.

Teddington has been designing and manufacturing bellows since 1927 lodging a patent for one of the original bellows designs in 1928. Teddington has extensive experience in many market sectors, supplying Nuclear globally since 1959.

Teddington is considered as a world leader supplying expansion joints to the nuclear sector.

Key points:

Sizes – 10mm to 8M.

Pressure – 1 Bar to 300 Bar.

Expansion Joint Manufacturers Association (EJMA) members.

F4N approved.

Rolls-Royce nuclear approved.

Supplying nuclear industry since 1959.

Patented bellows for industrial applications in 1928.

TSP Engineering offer bespoke design (from initial concept through to full detail), manufacture (fabrication, machining and assembly), testing (including design and build of bespoke test rigs), electrical engineering, instrumentation, refurbishment and project management services. We operate from one of the largest, most comprehensively equipped workshops in the UK, with a floor capacity of 19,200-m2, 2×5-m deep manufacturing pits and a lifting capacity of 130T.

Our business sectors include nuclear, defence, steelmaking, offshore renewables, construction and industrial where we provide technical solutions for complex problems, delivering heavy engineering to Swiss watch tolerances.

UnitBirwelco Group comprises three individual, complementary engineering businesses serving the Oil & Gas, Refinery, Chemical, Petrochemical, Energy from Waste and Power industries both in the UK and Internationally. Group companies are increasingly working on joint projects, offering customers major time, cost and project management benefits. Comprising of Birwelco Ltd, Unit Superheater Engineering Ltd and Unit Engineers and Constructors Ltd, UnitBirwelco have over 100 years of expertise in engineering design, fabrication and manufacturing, UnitBirwelco offers a wide range of bespoke products and services for any project brief.

From Wales, we supply our customers in the UK with a specialist external laundry and lease service, sales of a variety of PPE, respirator service and accessories. We also offer decontamination service for several applications, especially metal objects such as tools, scaffolding and pipe systems.

There has been an impressive growth in revenue over the past few years. Growing from a handful of customers at our inception in 1998, we now provide service to 42 customers of different sizes and with a variety of needs.

This development has been made possible as a result of both the demand to reduce radioactive waste, and the need to save costs while maintaining expectations for the highest possible quality.

Vessco Engineering Limited designs and manufactures pressure vessels, heat exchangers, skid packages, columns, tanks, silos and specialist fabrications for the nuclear, oil & gas, water and chemical industries. Vessco is a Tier 2 supplier of pressure vessels and high integrity fabrications to Hinkley Point C and other nuclear sites within UK.

Current projects for HPC include two of the largest pressure vessels on the site – feedwater tanks for GE Power Systems to be sited in the turbine halls. Other contracts include super duplex fabrications for the Balfour Beatty marine tunnel contract and 8 off duplex filter vessels for water treatment leader Ovivo UK.

Viridian Consultants is an award winning company specialising in the development of innovative solutions for nuclear decommissioning and homeland security. Our robust, practical, easy to use tools for plant characterisation are developed at our North Wales site. The ViridiScope laser sampler has been trialled across the UK and is now being deployed at Trawsfynydd making the decommissioning process safer, cleaner, faster and more cost effective. ViridiScreen is our new robust remotely deployable alpha detector. ViridiScan can deliver rapid, in-situ isotopic data for a wide range of sample types.

The William Hare Group is a global independent steel construction specialist. The family run business is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has origins which date back to the 1880s. The company operates across the entire globe and has executed projects in over 50 countries.

With an unrivalled knowledge of steel engineering, fabrication and erection, William Hare is proud to have one of the best trained and safest workforces in the industry. The company employs over 2,000 highly skilled staff which gives the business one of the largest and most knowledgeable design and engineering resources in the industry. The technical resources in the UK and the UAE are supplemented by large, dedicated engineering teams based in Chennai, South India and Manila, Philippines.

The whole infrastructure exists for the purpose of providing exceptional levels of service to each and every William Hare client. The company’s aim is always to build a solid, collaborative, mutually beneficial working relations for the long-term.

Tel: +44(0)161 609 0000

Web: www.hare.com/

Zulu Joint Integrity & Training Ltd specialises in the design, implementation and execution of strategic critical flange inspection, joint integrity/leak prevention management and joint integrity training in line with global industry guidelines and legislation (BS EN 1591-4:2013, ECITB MJI10/MJI11, ASME PCC-1:2013, Energy Institute Guidelines). Our group capabilities also offer gasket and sealing product manufacture, technical support and leak detection services – collectively a ‘full circle’ leak prevention service to the nuclear, chemical, petrochemical and oil/gas industries.

Our primary focus is to ensure that we support our clients to achieve a safe leak free process environment.

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The WNF Steering Group is made up of 10 industry leading professionals who champion ideas from members, and take them forward with the Welsh Government to make a significant impact within the Nuclear Industry.

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