Amec Foster Wheeler has signed a nuclear collaboration agreement with Spain’s Tecnatom.
The deal covers equipment and materials qualification, non-destructive testing, remote handling, and training services.
Tecnatom already provides a range of services to the nuclear industry, including critical component inspection, training and plant operating assistance engineering.
Greg Willetts, vice-president for consultancy at Amec Foster Wheeler Clean Energy Europe, said: “We have identified specific areas where the capabilities of the two companies are complementary and where Amec Foster Wheeler and Tecnatom will jointly be able to offer better solutions to customers’ challenges and create new opportunities for growth.”
He added that the companies’ combined expertise “covers all major reactor technologies and advanced research, including fusion”.
Francisco Javier Guerra said: “This agreement strengthens the position of both companies in the international arena, allowing us to offer advanced solutions which are tailored to clients’ needs and enhanced by our combined experience and global reach. The nuclear market demands integrated solutions to improve safety and efficiency and the agreement we have signed will enable us to create value to our clients’ facilities.”à‚