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The Prime-Minister of Ukraine Acquainted with Operation of the OIDS EOP System Developed by Westron for Ukrainian NPPs

January 30, 2017
On 26 January 2017 the Prime-minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman visited Khmelnytsky NPP  (link available only in Russian).
During the Prime-minister visit the operation of the automated operator information display system based on algorithms of symptom-based emergency operating procedures (OIDS EOP) developed by Westron and which is intended for information support of actions of operative personnel of NPP units in emergency situations was demonstrated in particular.
The OIDS EOP system is implemented at Khmelnitsky NPP full-scale simulator. It is planned to implement the OIDS EOP at MCR of KhNPP power unit No.1 during the scheduled preventive maintenance in 2017.
"Vulcan-M" Equipment Interdepartmental tests

February 27, 2017
On 22-24 February the commission composed of representatives of NNEGC "Energoatom", SNRIU and all Ukrainian NPPs successfully tested workstation cabinets and controller cabinets "Vulcan-M" at Westron site. Tests were carried out following issuance of the updated technical specification taking into account compliance with the requirements of the new standard of NNEGC "Energoatom" SOU NAEK 100:2016 "Information and control systems necessary for nuclear power plants safety. General technical requirements".
Equipment Supply for Lviv CHP-1 Control System Upgrade

June 20, 2017
Westron had delivered the equipment to the Customer to upgrade control system of Lviv CHP-1 boiler no.6. Westron had delivered and put into operation the similar equipment for boiler no.7 in 2016.

Lviv CHP-1 upgrade works are being performed in cooperation with "EMV-ENERGO" LLC. Equipment installation and pre-commissioning are scheduled for the summer of 2017.

Westron has signed the contract to supply the Radiation Monitoring System equipment for RNPP and KhNPP

May 25, 2017
Westron has signed the contract to supply the Radiation Monitoring System (RMS) equipment for the "Khmelnitsky NPP" Unit 1 and "Rivne NPP" Unit 3 under the NPP Integrated Safety Enrichment Program of the SE NNEGC "Energoatom" (RFP-14401-149-GOODS-1).
The contract is signed with the VF, a.s. company (Czech Republic), the winner of the NNEGC "Energoatom and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) tender.
As a part of the project Westron will upgrade the RMS of the RNPP Auxiliary Building #2 and supply equipment for the PNPP Power Unit 3 and the KhNPP Power Unit 1.

 
Westron Celebrates Its 23rd Anniversary

September 29, 2017
Westron celebrated its 23rd anniversary nontrivially as usual. On September 29 4 teams of Westroners gathered in friendly combat on the football field.  25 players aged 22 to 55 participated  in mini-football tournament. Fans on the stands were clear in their preferences:  their friendly chanting "Westron is a champion" has determined the completion result.

Established annual sightseeing trip became a welcome addition to Birthday celebration. This time our trip was to Poltava. Travel program included: a sightseeing tour around the city, visit to Holy Cross monastery and the museum of Poltava battle history and what particularly impressed Westroners was the museum of the Long Range and Strategic Aviation.

 
Compliance Audit of Westron's Quality Management System Conformity to ISO 9001:2015

October 6, 2017
Westron passed compliance audit of quality management system conformity to requirements of the international standard ISO 9001:2015. Based on audit results the validity of the quality certificate has been confirmed. The audit was held by representatives of the certification body "TUV SUD".

Second Stage of Post Accident Monitoring System (PAMS) Implementation at South Ukraine NPP Power Unit No. 1

September, 2017
During the scheduled preventive maintenance of 2017 at South Ukraine NPP power unit No. 1Westron held commissioning work in the framework of the second stage of the post accident monitoring system (PAMS) implementation for increasing sensors nomenclature of emergency means of measurement and monitoring and digital communication channels with external users.
In 2018 it is planned to complete the second stage of the post accident monitoring system (PAMS) implementation during the scheduled preventive maintenance after installation of sensors of emergency means.


 
 
The First Cycle of Work for Extension of the Operation Term of SHC "Vulcan" at South Ukraine NPP Power Unit No.1 has been Finalized

September, 2017
The first cycle of works for extension of the operation term of SHC "Vulcan" at South Ukraine NPP which had been the basis for the following I&C systems which were implemented more than 12 years ago:
  • Feed Water Control System of power unit No.1;
  • Emergency Regulators of the Safety System (SAR USB-1,2,3) of power units No.1 and No.2;
  • Integrated CIS/SPDS System of power unit No.2;
  • Computer Information System (CIS) of power unit No.3;
  • Reactor Core Monitoring System (RCMS) of power unit No.3.
Those works included development and implementation of programs/procedures for inspection of SHC "Vulcan" equipment technical condition.
The inspection has confirmed a high level of operational reliability of SHC "Vulcan" equipment allowing to increase operation period of all abovementioned systems.



 
Westron Signed Contracts on Delivery of Standby Diesel Generators Control Systems for RNPP, KhNPP and SU NPP

August 21, 2017
Westron jointly with Corporation "Elkor" became a winning bidder of NNEGC "Energoatom" and The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and signed delivery contracts for:
  • Standby Diesel Generators Control Systems for Power Unit 3 of SS Rivne NPP and Power Unit 1 of SS Khmelnytska NPP;
  • Electrical Equipment of Standby Diesel-Generator Automatic Control and Signaling System for Power Unit 3 of SS South Ukraine NPP.
This project is conducted in the framework of implementation of Complex (consolidated) safety upgrade program of the power units of NNEGC "Energoatom" NPPs.




 
 
Westron Representatives Participated at the NNEGC "Energoatom" NPPs Lead Engineers Board meeting

November 20, 2017
The meeting of the NNEGC "Energoatom" lead engineers board took place at PJSC "Turboatom". Representatives of the power generating company and all nuclear power plants of Ukraine discussed the issues of nuclear power development in Ukraine. Mikhail Chernyshov the General Director of Westron made a presentation on the current and perspective projects of the company in nuclear power.

Here is the link on the meeting article at STATUS QUO information agency site (available only in Russian).