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Complex Services for Nuclear Power Technology Test Facility in China Conducted by SGS

07-08-2011 07:32 AM CET | Industry, Real Estate & Construction

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SGS Provides Complex Services for Groundbreaking Nuclear Power Technology Test Facility in China

SGS Provides Complex Services for Groundbreaking Nuclear Power Technology Test Facility in China

SGS Industrial Services was assigned a contract to conduct complex third-party services in a groundbreaking project with a passive-core cooling system test facility for large-scale nuclear power technology CAP1400, based on the advanced AP1000 pressurized water reactor, in China, on June 21, 2011. During the entire contract, scheduled from August 2011 to December 2011, SGS will provide technical support in assessing equipment vendors bidding as well as conduct Inspection and Expediting services.

The purpose of the facility is complex testing at the cutting-edge of China’s nuclear power technology, with CAP1400, which is based on the advanced AP1000 pressurized water reactor. In order to ensure the best quality and performance requirements are met at the test facility, the project owner looked for a reliable third-party inspection, verification, testing and certification company.

Throughout the entire contract SGS Industrial division in China will provide technical support in assessing equipment vendors bidding for the client. Moreover, SGS’s team of nuclear power experts will carry out complex Inspection services on the equipment at the test facility, including the reactor pressure vessel (RPV), steam generator (SG), regulators (PRZ), core-fill water tank (CMT), accumulator-safety injection tank (ACC) as well as the main coolant pump (RCP). In addition, SGS will conduct Expediting services. Within the scope of Expediting services, SGS’s skilled expediters will identify the areas that cause potential delays and undertake any necessary actions to guarantee that materials and equipment are delivered to the location on or before the promised dates defined in the delivery terms or purchase order.

Thanks to its extensive experience and competence in the nuclear sector, SGS will help the client to complete this groundbreaking nuclear power technology’s test facility project in terms of quality, schedule and budget, in accordance with all national and international standards and requirements.

About SGS Nuclear Power Services

With over 35 years of experience, SGS Industrial Services supports the nuclear industry in a global market at all points of the supply chain, to ensure the top quality from nuclear equipment suppliers around the world and to protect the client’s interests when buying and selling.

By providing Nuclear Services, SGS ensures that possible nuclear power plant risks are mitigated and that installations, material, equipment, facilities and projects meet all quality and performance requirements.

About SGS Industrial Services

Industrial Services is one of the major business lines of the SGS Group, a global service provider for technical verification, inspection, testing and conformity assessment. SGS Industrial Services ensures that the customer’s installations, material, equipment, facilities and projects meet all quality and performance requirements, whether they are regulatory, voluntary or customer based. Industrial Services has decades’ worth of experience and some remarkable references in serving key industries, such as Construction, Industrial Manufacturing and Trade, the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry, Power Generation and Transmission, Banks and Financial Institutions, as well as Renewable Energy.

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 64,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,250 offices and laboratories around the world.

SGS Industrial Services
Hunt Wang
Energy SBU Sr. Manager
SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services Co., Ltd.
SGS Center, No.143, Zhuzhou Road,
Hi-Tech Industrial Park, Qingdao
China 266101

t: +86 (0) 532 6899 9163
f: +86 (0) 532 8388 4152
Email: industrial.pr@sgs.com
Web: www.sgs.com/industrial

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