Almaraz NPP acquires RESHAND robotic arm

GDES-T4S has developed a new bespoke version of its RESHAND robotic arm for foreign material exclusion both in and outside the pool.

The RESHAND model that GDES-T4S has delivered to the Almaraz Nuclear Power Plant is a new version capable of also operating outside the water, for handling radioactive waste and moving materials in areas of difficult access or with risk of radiation and contamination, such as a solid waste interim storage facility.

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GDES participates once again in the Annual Meeting of the Spanish Nuclear Society

Under the slogan “Nuclear, a Smart Choice”, the 44th Annual Meeting of the SNE (Spanish Nuclear Society) was held at the Ávila Lienzo Norte Conference and Exhibition Centre. The event was a meeting point for industry professionals and companies where current issues for the nuclear business were addressed and highly technical papers, presentations and projects were presented. It brought together more than 630 professionals and played host to 300 technical presentations that covered thematic areas such as engineering and innovation, quality and regulation, maintenance, operation, waste management, decommissioning, radiation protection, design and behaviour of structures, materials, training and communication, among others.

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EDF qualifies the excellent results at Flamanville 1 as a “collective victory”

GDES congratulated for inner and outer containment work (project Extrados).

GDES, together with the rest of the companies that have intervened, has been congratulated by Senior Management at EDF Flamanville 1 & 2 power plant for their work on the inner and outer containment structures. During the refuelling outage at Flamanville 1 our client, EDF, carried out ten-year containment resistance and leak-tightness tests under the supervision of the French Nuclear Safety Authority.  The results of these tests will serve as a final validation of the coating system developed by our company (SIKAWRAP 230C SYSTEM).

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GDES France is awarded its first dismantling contract

GDES France has been awarded a contract for electromechanical decommissioning of hot cell facility (Cellule MEC) at the Bugey 1 Nuclear Power Plant. The contract, awarded by EDF, was secured through a joint venture with D&S. The project was launched on 29 June and the dismantling operations are scheduled to run from the last quarter of 2018 to the first quarter of 2019.

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GDES UK powering up with Dounreay-Wood contract

Wood wins Dounreay nuclear design and engineering framework contract with GDES, Orano and Aquila as influential partners

Wood, as prime contractor, and GDES, Orano and Aquila as a influential partners, has won a framework contract to provide design and engineering services to the Dounreay nuclear site in Scotland, UK.

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GDES attends WNE, the largest nuclear trade show in Europe

The third edition of the World Nuclear Exhibition, the leading global event for the nuclear energy industry, was held in Paris with a record attendance of 20,000 visitors.

Held at Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, this event has established itself as the flagship show for the nuclear industry, not only in Europe but also internationally, as reflected in the participation figures: 750 exhibitors, 31 countries represented, from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and America, and more than 4,000 business meetings in an exhibition space of 25,350 m².

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