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Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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Belgium mulls life extension for more reactors
The Belgian government is exploring the idea of extending the operational life of its three oldest reactors by two years, a variety of news outlets are reporting.
Those reactors—Units 1 and 2 at the Doel facility and Unit 1 at Tihange, sporting a combined capacity of 1,852 MWe—were slated to be permanently shuttered in 2025 in keeping with the country’s nuclear phase-out policy.
Educational Session|Panel|Sponsored by Maintenance and Work Management
Tuesday, August 11, 2020|12:00–1:30PM EDT
Jon Anderson (ACA Proactive)
Pete Arthur (INPO)
John McDonald (INPO)
Bryant Hearne (INPO)
Saieed Ahmed (Exelon Corporation)
This session starts with a discussion by Brandon Jenewein on the Work Management Simplification South Texas Project is implementing. This project will result in a significant reduction in personnel through “automated” Functional Equipment Group (FEG) Long-Term Scheduling. Brandon will be supported in this discussion by Jon Anderson, Tim Johnson, and Richard Jackson, three suppliers that are helping with this project. Pat Schotter from Palo Verde will discuss their TeMPO project and significant savings through automation. Topics will include Work Order Screening, Recurring Task Generation, Risk Reviews, Material Requests, etc. Scott Lappegaard from Xcel will discuss the automations they are working on including, Ready to Work Repetitive Work, including Master Tagouts, Model Work Orders, Correct Spare Parts, etc. Pete Arthur, John Mc Donald and Bryant Hearne from INPO will be supporting.
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