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7th – 8th – 9th October 2015 Bristol – UK

Westinghouse

Westinghouse Electric Company provides fuel, services, technology, plant design, and equipment to utility and industrial customers in the worldwide commercial nuclear electric power industry.

Westinghouse Electric Company has a long-standing commitment to excellence in commercial nuclear reactor technology. Westinghouse offers nuclear technology and engineering training programs to the global nuclear industry through both traditional and online courses that incorporate advanced educational techniques that are tailored specifically to the needs of utility personnel in order to achieve competency-based learning objectives. With the nuclear renaissance upon us, Westinghouse is uniquely positioned to work on a global scale to facilitate the production and implementation of well designed, well facilitated training programs that will prepare the industry to meet future demands of energy production and the resource challenges that accompany it.

www.westinghousenuclear.com/

Paks Nuclear Power Plant

In the XX. century, the Paks Nuclear Power Plant was the biggest industrial innovation of Hungary. After completing the capacity upgrade of all units the nominal power of the NPP reached 2,000 MW. With this, Paks NPP has a leading role in Hungarian energetics: it takes part of more than 50 % in national energy production in 2013, the four units produced 15,370 GWh electric energy.

www.paksnuclearpowerplant.com

EDF Energy

EDF Energy is one of the UK’s largest energy companies and its largest producer of low-carbon electricity. A wholly-owned subsidiary of the EDF Group, one of Europe’s largest energy groups, we generate around one fifth of the UK’s electricity and employ around 15,000 people. We supply electricity and gas to around 5.5 million residential and business customers, making us the biggest supplier of electricity by volume.

The company is organised into the following business units:

Nuclear Generation operates eight nuclear power stations in the UK with a combined capacity of over 9 million kilowatts – electricity that is vital to the UK economy.

Nuclear New Build is tasked with the delivery of the new generation of nuclear plants in line with EDF’s global programme of producing safe, affordable, reliable, low-carbon electricity in the UK.

www.EDFEnergy.com

Lead Sponsor

L-3 MAPPS
When you are looking for increased reliability in your power plant’s performance, you can count on L-3 MAPPS’ simulation experience to get you there. Our dedication to true-to-life power plant simulators ensures that your personnel have the knowledge required to safely and efficiently operate your power plant. Providing more than just training devices, our simulator solutions—powered by L-3 MAPPS’ unparalleled Orchid® suite of simulation products—will elevate your engineering team to new heights in addressing plant design issues, procedural deficiencies, and reliability improvements.

We offer a variety of products and services, including full scope simulators, classroom simulators, engineering simulators, part-task trainers, simulator retrofits and upgrades, and the latest addition—learning simulators. L-3 MAPPS provides design-to-completion turnkey systems, specific components, and simulator design tools as required by the customer. With a worldwide presence, a solid leadership position and a well established service program, L-3 MAPPS ensures the success of your simulator projects. Our simulators offer the highest quality in simulation fidelity and training to provide trainees and instructors with user-friendly tools for learning, controlling, and exploring complex power plant systems. Users can directly implement simulator modifications to exactly reflect plant changes, evolve their training programs, and expand simulator use into other areas.

L-3 MAPPS simulators can also be equipped with severe accident simulation capabilities for reproducing the effects of beyond design basis accidents.

www.L-3com.com/MAPPS

Silver Sponsor

GSE Systems

GSE is a world leader in real-time, high-fidelity simulation. We develop and provide simulation and educational solutions to the nuclear and fossil fuel electric power industry, the chemical, process and manufacturing industries, and to the U.S. Government and military. In addition, GSE provides plant monitoring and signal analysis monitoring and optimization software primarily to the electric power industry.

www.GSES.com

Silver Sponsor

Tecnatom
More than 55 years after the creation of the company, Tecnatom is nowadays a reference in the nuclear industry. Our main activities include the rendering of inspection and component structural integrity services, the training of operations personnel by means of full-scope simulators and the plant operation support.

In order to contribute to ensuring that electricity generating plants have optimally qualified operations, maintenance, engineering and technical support personnel whose performance serves to improve safety, availability and economic efficiency, Tecnatom provides overall training services in a wide range of fields: process technology, operation and maintenance, human factors, non-destructive testing, management skills, etc.

Particularly in the simulation area, Tecnatom has over 30 years of experience in nuclear power plant training simulators and has developed a large number of Full Scope Simulators for nuclear power plants worldwide. Tecnatom operates all the Spanish Full Scope Simulators, and has developed the methodology to use the FSS as engineering tool.

This large experience in simulators has allowed the company to develop a new simulation tools environment, TEAM-Suite®, in order to guarantee the technological independence of Tecnatom when addressing new simulation projects, either in relation to training simulators or to simulation tools for engineering support. This environment is made up of different tools, each specialized in the generation of models simulating the different types of systems involved in a process, such as hydraulic and electrical networks, logic, control and regulation systems, HMI, etc.

http://www.tecnatom.es

CORYS

CORYS T.E.S.S. combines the skills of physicists, ergonomics specialists, teachers, computer scientists, computer graphics designers, and modelling specialists to create training and study tools that are highly effective. CORYS T.E.S.S. enables customers:

  • to optimize their training and engineering costs
  • to enhance their workforce skills
  • to improve their operational safety and efficiency

In the past 20 years, the company has installed 550 simulators, mainly for the transportation and energy sectors, in 25 countries.

www.CORYS.com

Silver Sponsor

WSC

WSC is a privately held, technology driven company with engineering simulation as its core competence. WSC’s vision is to provide the Power Industry with innovative, state-of-the-art, simulation technology products and services, that will add value in the design, commissioning and safe and reliable operation of their power generating or process plant assets.

WSC’s state of the art 3KEYSOFTWARE® technology has its roots in the nuclear and thermal power plant Operator Training Simulators. WSC will continue to invest a significant proportion of its profits in its products, to add value to the engineering design and construction process through Simulator Assisted Engineering and to plant operation economics through simulation grounded equipment reliability and asset life cycle management processes.

www.WS-Corp.com

Cocktail Reception Sponsor

KSG GfS

Due to the Atomic Energy Act and their own sense of responsibility, utilities operating nuclear power plants are obligated to ensure effective, appropriate and practical initial and refresher training for all operators. They share the conviction that the nuclear power plant simulators necessary for this should be run centrally and jointly. This thus ensures that the sum of all skill and experience is available for all nuclear power plants and that the simulator courses are run to common-determined, high standards. The significant synergies the centre brings allow very economical operation.

Furthermore, all experience gleaned from training as well as the construction and operation of simulators can be centrally collected and used.For this purpose, the consortium partners founded the Simulator Centre in Essen-Kupferdreh, which is run by the companies KSG and GfS.

www.KSG-GfS.de

Nucleonica GmbH c/o European Commission

Web driven Nuclear Science

Nucleonica is an innovative professional and technical resource for knowledge creation and competence building for the worldwide nuclear science community. The portal has grown to become the leading online resource in the nuclear sciences and is particularly suitable for education and training of young scientists, engineers and technicians in the nuclear domain. Our applications enable researchers and specialists to make complex and precise calculations in state-of-the-art fashion.

http://Nucleonica.net/

Latest News

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19/04/16

MONTREAL, April 12, 2016 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has secured a contract from Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (KHNP) to supply the full scope operator training simulator for the Wolsong Unit 1 (Wolsong 1) nuclear power plant. The project will start immediately, and the simulator is scheduled to be completed […]

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L-3 MAPPS to Upgrade Slovenia’s Krško Full Scope Simulator

11/04/16

MONTREAL, April 7, 2016 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it signed a contract with Slovenia’s Nuklearna elektrarna Krško (NEK) to upgrade the full scope simulator for the Krško Nuclear Power Plant. The simulator upgrade is part of NEK’s Safety Upgrade Program (SUP) to modernize the plant to prevent severe accidents and to mitigate consequences […]

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The Generic VVER-1200 Simulator is declared as Ready For Training

23/02/16

Training for Viet Nam representatives was completed successfully in accordance to training plan agreed between parties. Simulator installation and Site Acceptance Test (SAT) were completed successfully in accordance to the SAT procedure agreed between parties in advance. Western Services Corporation through the IAEA contract held a two weeks training and site acceptance test of the […]

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Simulator delivered for China’s HTR-PM

19/02/16

WSC licensed CNPSC and INET (Tsinghua University’s Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology) to develop the simulator. Within 3KM, WSC modified Flowbase to include Helium (He) as the heat transfer medium as well as developing the heat structure in Flowbase. WSC was responsible for supporting integration of the reactor model in 3KM that was […]

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L-3 MAPPS Takes Part in Opening of Upgraded Sizewell B Simulator

19/02/16

MONTREAL, February 17, 2016 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it participated in the official opening of EDF Energy’s upgraded Sizewell B plant training simulator on January 21, 2016 in Suffolk, U.K. The ceremony was attended by numerous EDF Energy representatives, including Jim Crawford, Sizewell B station director. L-3 MAPPS’ team was led by Michael […]

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L-3 MAPPS to Upgrade Cernavodă Simulator’s DCC Emulation

25/01/16

MONTREAL, January 21, 2016 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has won an order from Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica S.A. (“SNN”), a Romanian-based state-owned utilities company, to upgrade the Cernavodă full scope simulator’s emulation of the plant Digital Control Computers (DCCs). DCC systems are used to monitor and control the major reactor and power plant […]

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GSE Awarded Over $17.5 Million in New Contracts Projects Span Major Energy Markets

20/10/14

SYKESVILLE, MD – October 1, 2014 – Global energy services solutions provider GSE Systems Inc. (NYSE MKT: GVP) (“GSE” or the “Company”) today announced the receipt of multiple contracts with an aggregate value of over $17.5 million. The new awards include nuclear, fossil, and oil and gas projects in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. […]

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Holtec International SMR Awarded WSC multiple Simulation Assisted Engineering (SAE) Projects in support of the Holtec Small Modular Reactor SMR-160.

04/08/14

Since early 2012, WSC has worked actively to support the Holtec Internation Small Modular Reactor SMR in developing a test bed for this advanced small nuclear power plant. The latest award, which includes the 3KEYMASTER Modeling Tools, is a follow up to Holtec’s purchase of 3KEYRELAP5 Environment and Software in 2012. The primary goal of […]

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WSC Awarded a Full Scope Replica Touch Screen Control Room Simulator based on the WSC 3KEYTOUCH Product Line

04/08/14

*H.B. Robinson Nuclear Power Plant CRGTS under construction Duke Energy, H.B. Robinson Nuclear Power Plant is undergoing a major plant upgrade to replace their existing turbine controls with a new distributed control system (DCS). To provide a means to train the plant operators on the new DCS prior to the system implementation in the plant, […]

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The First APR1400 Simulator Delivered to UAE ENEC Barakah Nuclear Power Plant

04/08/14

*ENEC Barakah Simulator “FSS1” Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) was selected by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) to provide four (4) Advanced Pressurized Water Reactor (APR1400) Nuclear Power Plants for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). As part of this massive project, Korea Hydro Nuclear Power (KHNP) and Western Services Corporation (WSC) are responsible for […]

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Hungary`s PAKS NPP Training & Simulation Center exclusive Tour

24/04/14

We are very proud to announce PAKS NPP as an Strategic Partner at the “3rd Annual European Nuclear Power Plant Simulation Forum¨ on the 24th – 25th – 26th of September 2014. The event will take place in the beautiful city of Budapest at the 5 stars venue Sofitel Chain Bridge Hotel which by the […]

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Seminar and Training on Scaling Uncertainty and 3D Coupled Code Calculations in Nuclear Technology

21/08/13

The 3D S.UN.COP 2013 in Barcelona, Spain will be the fifteenth seminar of its kind organized since 2004. The Seminar will provide a transfer of experience and know-how from recognized experts in the fields of Best Estimate Plus Uncertainty methods, Scaling Analysis, System Thermal-Hydraulic calculations including 3D Neutron Kinetics Coupling techniques. Licensing aspects in connection […]

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Tecnatom’s Full Scope Simulators & Severe Accident. A different training approach

06/08/13

Tecnatom completed the integration of a severe accident module into the Almaraz Nuclear Power Plant Classroom Simulator. The severe accident module is based on the Electric Power Research Institute’s (EPRI) Modular Accident Analysis Program, MAAP4(*). This code allows the calculation of the progression of a severe accident in a nuclear power plant, up until a […]

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Memories: Nuclear Training & Simulation China Forum 2013

25/06/13

On the 20th and 21st of June 2013 NRG Events hosted the very first Nuclear Training & Simulation China Forum. The event took place in the amazing 5-star Peninsula Hotel in Beijing After meeting with and talking to some of the key people and organizations in the Chinese Nuclear Industry, we found out that there […]

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Simulator for Shandong NPP Unit 1 Ready for Operator Training

15/05/13

Lately Westinghouse completed its turnover of Unit 1 simulator to CPI’s Shandong Nuclear Power Company, marking a new milestone for Haiyang NPP that Unit 1 simulator is ready for operator training. The simulator of Haiyang NPP Unit 1 is based on engineering data of Unit 1 & 2 and engineered and manufactured by US-based Westinghouse. […]

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China: First AP1000 operators get training on GSE Simulators

02/05/13

Source WNN: http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/ The simulators, supplied by GSE Systems (LEAD Sponsor at the “Nuclear Training & Simulation Forum” Beijing 20th – 21st June), are housed in replica control rooms at the Sanmen and Haiyang sites. They use the same instrumentation and controls as will be used in the actual operator workstations. So far, 34 prospective […]

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China Nuclear Human Capital: Where to Find the Staff ?

30/04/13

Source: GlobalAsia.org China is facing a major dilemma in finding the skilled human resources needed for safe nuclear expansion. To accomplish its goals, China needs to train labor to build the plants to a proper standard, educate engineers in plant design, train operators to run the many plants it has planned and staff its regulatory […]

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China Is Paving a New Nuclear Path. The way forward on nuclear power is pretty clear: It’s in China.

29/04/13

Author: Jeffrey Ball Today, most nuclear energy is produced in the industrialized world. But that’s changing fast, and the change will have big geopolitical repercussions. Germany and Japan, two longtime nuclear stalwarts, are pursuing nuclear phaseouts sparked by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. In the U.S., a “nuclear renaissance” predicted just a few years ago by […]

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Two more reactors under way in China

18/04/13

Source: http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/ Work on two new nuclear power reactors was inaugurated on 26 December – just 11 days after a ceremony for the start of work on six other units. The latest units to officially enter the construction phase are at Fangjiashan, near the existing Qinshan nuclear power plant in Zhejiang province. That region of […]

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NRC proposes first post-Fukushima safety standards

17/09/12

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on Feb. 17 proposed three rules to address safety-related issues following the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. The rules, the first since the NRC established its task force to recommend safety enhancements at all U.S. nuclear plants, were proposed to commissioners in a memo […]

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Groups sign agreement to build and operate Poland’s first nuclear power plant

17/09/12

Polish companies Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA (PGE), KGHM Polska Miedź SA, Tauron Polska Energia SA and Enea SA, said they will prepare a draft agreement for the acquisition of shares in PGE EJ 1 sp. z o.o., a special purpose company directly responsible for the preparation of an investment process for the construction and operation […]

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EnergySolutions moves into next phase of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant clean-up contract

17/09/12

EnergySolutions (NYSE: ES) on Sept. 12 said it has entered into the second phase of its contract with Toshiba Corp. as part of the on-going remediation of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan. Previously selected in March as the technology provider for the clean-up of the large volume of radioactively contaminated water […]

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Construction milestone met at Chinese nuclear power project

17/09/12

Construction of two Areva EPR reactors at the Taishan nuclear power station in China reached a new stage of development Sept. 12, EDF and Areva said. The owner and future site operator, Taishan Nuclear Power Joint Venture Co. (TNPJVC), which is 30 percent owned by EDF and 70 percent owned by its Chinese partner, the […]

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