Tractebel Engineering S.A - Tractebel Engineering S.A


We believe in lasting partnerships. As genuine partners, Tractebel Engineering will bring a solid, global vision to all your nuclear undertakings. With our unique understanding of your needs and your constraints, we strive to deliver a higher quality of service, working closely with you every step of the way, to achieve world-class performance with limited risk and strict cost control. Fully focussed on your success in the nuclear arena, you can expect our most innovative, individually specialised solutions and reliable assistance... today, tomorrow and well into the future.

With more than 4,400 high skilled employees, Tractebel Engineering is able to source in-house multidisciplinary teams that are able to complete successfully the most complex projects.

In the nuclear field, Tractebel Engineering offers the full range of nuclear engineering services from design to decommissioning of all types of nuclear installations, including nuclear power plants, fuel cycle and waste facilities.


We offer complete project management for every stage of your nuclear projects and can act as Architect Engineer (EPCM), Owner's Engineer or Consulting Engineer according to your project needs.


Safety and licensing analyses, core management and fuel optimization studies, electrical system and grid analyses, plant unit systems and component sizing, siting (survey, selection and evaluation), technical aspects (conceptual and detailed design), costing (investment and operations), financial review (requirements, projection, plan...), due diligences, project development (organization, scheduling), staffing and training, environmental impact assessment, licensing & safety related studies, contracting (approach, BIS preparation, bid review, clarification...), legal conformity (EU clearance related services...).


Permitting and licensing processes, supply and procurement of components and parts, project engineering (management, detailed design review, specifications compliance...), erection/construction follow-up and contractor coordination, performance testing and commissioning activities, procurement, quality assurance and control (i.e. supervision of workshop inspections and tests), costs and planning follow-up, environmental requirement compliance, safety and physical protection, assistance for interface with 3rd parties (reporting...), support to Owner during guarantee period.


Fuel & core management (including fuel repair services), core reload optimization studies, fuel handling services, fuel and waste storage & disposal, safety reports and technical specifications update management, safety and licensing (studies, follow-up...), training in nuclear engineering, nuclear regulation watch (NUREG, RG...), documentation / knowledge base / nuclear return of experience, expertise in nuclear construction and inspection codes, in-service and pre-service inspection programming, preparation & evaluation, execution of in- service, periodic safety reviews, and pre-service inspections, repair and replacement according to ASME XI or RCC-M, procurement, QS & QA suppliers qualification, periodic safety reviews, plant life management studies, general assistance in OM of nuclear installations, important modification projects, operator support systems engineering (simulators).


Design and construction of radwaste treatment, conditioning, storage and disposal facilities, radiation protection studies, radwaste characterization.


Radiological characterization of radwaste via a database and software, identification of the decontamination processes and the conditioning techniques in order to minimize the volume of radwaste, establishment of the various authorization documents (safety report, environmental impact assessment report, radiological protection concept, decontamination plan, decommissioning plan, demolition plan....).


Design of new nuclear plant from conceptual design to construction supervision, participation in writing/revising design standards, structures follow-up (monitoring, life duration...), diagnostic and rehabilitation of nuclear facilities, safety margin assessment... Tractebel Engineering has participated in the design of the civil works of more than 70 nuclear containment buildings all around the world (Belgium, China, France, South-Africa, ...).

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Tractebel Engineering S.A
Avenue Ariane 7
B-1200 Brussels
Contact: Marketing & Sales Officer: Sylviane De Boever
Contact: Marketing & Sales Director: Bernard Dereeper
Tel: +32 2 773 9911
Fax: +32 2 773 8900

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