Because industrial dismantling forms part of the life cycle of facilities, the Ortec Group supports its customers to prepare operations, by carrying out studies and monitoring implementation.
Industrial dismantling assignments
The end of life of facilities is a major challenge for companies and the future of their sites. Over thirty years’ experience gained with major contractors, the Ortec Group has become a major player in the engineering of industrial dismantling, including in the most demanding environments. Capitalising on all its expertise, it brings in multiple skills to support projects from design to construction, aiming for better control over the life cycle of infrastructures.
Industrial dismantling expertise and services
Industrial sanitation and dismantling scenarios, Preliminary and Detailed Project Design studies
Establishing the initial condition of facilities to be dismantled: physical and radiological inventories, in-situ readings, 3D-scan surveys, document examination, etc.
Studies related to treating conventional and nuclear waste: characterisation, sector, approval, packaging, transport, etc.
Waste storage design
Waste package management
Drawing up regulatory dismantling dossiers and assistance to the contracting authority during examination by supervisory authorities
Budgetary estimate of work costs and operations scheduling
Supervision of works contractors with control of objectives: technical, costs, schedule
Support for work acceptance operations
Fields of activity
Plutonium (process and treatment)
Sodium (process and treatment)
Sorted waste (process and treatment)
Dry or underwater dismantling
Industrial dismantling resources
A national coverage enabling the mobilisation of significant human resources, coordinated local design offices to enhance responsiveness
Focus INDUSTRIAL DISMANTLING OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES, A NATIONAL ISSUE
Marcoule, Superphenix, Cadarache, Saclay and Fontenay, but also Bugey, Chooz or Brennilis: around 130 engineers and technicians from our subsidiary SOM are working on plans to dismantle nuclear facilities operated by EDF, CEA and Areva.
EDF AND CEA: INDUSTRIAL DISMANTLING
Drawing up all safety documentation for dismantling EDF and CEA facilities
EDF: INITIAL STATE ESTABLISHMENT
Physical inventories of Chinon A, Saint-Laurent A, Creys-Malville (EDF)
CEA: OPERATIONS SUPPORT
Study and monitoring of work to dismantle the Marcoule Plutonium UP1 plant, ‘Marcoule Decanning’, ATUE facilities, INB 37, STD, Cadarache ATPu (CEA)
CEA: OPERATIONS SUPPORT
Study and monitoring work to dismantle CEA Building 18 at Fontenay-aux-Roses