Operations & Maintenance

Social engineering seen as rising cyber threat to nuclear industry

Jun 15, 2016

The use of social engineering to mount attacks on business data and information networks is emerging as a major risk to cyber security at nuclear power plants, experts told Nuclear...

European operator implements new performance tools to maximize lifespans

May 17, 2016

Finland’s Fortum is introducing resource optimization measures to maximize output and support investments in the long-term safety of nuclear power plants, development experts at Fortum...

US utilities must commit to digitization to cut operating costs by 30%

Apr 29, 2016

U.S. utility leaders must embrace digitization of nuclear work practices if the industry is to drive down costs and improve the efficiency of operations, leading digital experts told...

Industrial internet turns Big Data boom into operator profits

Jan 12, 2016

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Exelon Generation’s Industrial internet platform project is using the latest analytics and sensor technology to optimize plant maintenance and...

Knowledge transfer strategies require long-term, digital approach

Dec 6, 2015

Nuclear plant operators must implement long-term Knowledge Management strategies and the latest digital technology to maximize gains from recruitment drives aimed at offsetting the...

Japan’s first reactor restart spurs rising O&M outlook

Sep 23, 2015

Kyushu Electric Power’s successful restart of the 890–MW Sendai-1 nuclear reactor has been swiftly followed by fuel loading at Sendai 2 and analysts forecast six Japanese reactors...

Suppliers collaborate, develop data products in battle against obsolete parts

Jun 12, 2015

Nuclear suppliers are working more closely together to resolve the obsolescence of older parts, offering new supply solutions through data services and reverse engineering.

Security experts clinch conference contract

Apr 30, 2015

QG Management Standards has been appointed as technical advisors for a large nuclear conference.