British Energy

 Nuclear Liabilities Review 2009

  Case Study - British Energy Nuclear Liabilities Review (42.0 KiB)

RVA Group has once again supported British Energy in its periodic reassessment of the assets and liabilities of its nuclear power plants, having been appointed to assess a range of structures within the ‘non-controlled’ areas of stations at Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Heysham 2 and Dungeness B.

The RVA team of five specialist consultants provided a range of knowledge and services including demolition engineering, estimating and work breakdown structure (WBS) compilation.

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Cooling tower demolition

RVA provided specialist project management services to ensure the safe and best-value demolition of eight hyperbolic cooling towers on two Magnox sites – Calder Hall and Chapelcross.

Demonstrating unparalleled experience within this field, the insight of RVA’s demolition and explosives engineers proved invaluable. For example the consultants authored and assisted in the development of Technical Notes for the projects, and carried out the continued on-site auditing of explosives activities and preparations.

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  Case Study - EDP (255.3 KiB)

Specialist engineering consultancy RVA Group was appointed by EDP, one of Europe’s major energy operators, to provide project management assistance and technical advice during their vast demolition and site clearance project in Portugal.

As the UK’s leading expert in large scale decommissioning, decontamination, dismantling and demolition projects, RVA supported EDP throughout the decommissioning and demolition of its 7-hectare power plant in Barreiro, Portugal.

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Enemalta Corporation

  Case Study - Enemalta Corporation (179.5 KiB)

Enemalta Corporation – the state-owned energy utility giant responsible for generating and providing electricity to the Maltese islands – has begun planning for the future.

Specialist UK-based engineering consultancy RVA Group has supported Enemalta in its review and assessment of two existing power stations – Marsa (MPS) and Delimara (DPS) – as part of the company’s strategy to update their electricity generation technology.

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