Feb 08
Nuclear Leap
Nuclear Leap
L&T showcases nuclear capability at Paris exhibition
L&T Heavy Engineering (HE) and L&T Valves participated in the World Nuclear Exhibition 2023 in Paris from 28-30 November 2023. The exhibition brought together over 729 companies, covering the entire nuclear supply chain.
Mr Anil V Parab (Whole-time Director & Sr EVP – Heavy Engineering and L&T Valves) took the opportunity to interact with key stakeholders from the global nuclear industry. Representatives from industry leaders like EDF, Westinghouse, Framatome, ENSA, ITER, TCE and ORANO visited the L&T stall.
HE is globally recognised as a leading nuclear safety class-I equipment manufacturer adhering to American and French quality standards, with ASME N, NPT, NA NS stamps / certificates and MO organisation. HE is also the first Indian company to qualify for ISO 19443 – a nuclear-sector specific quality management system. With a strong track record and decades of nuclear fabrication expertise it has been qualified by global leaders like EDF, Framatome, Westinghouse and ITER.
Mr Ajaykumar Dubey (Head – Nuclear Marketing, HE) made a riveting presentation on the vertical’s nuclear power plant equipment manufacturing expertise as well as the capabilities of L&T’s state-of-the-art, fully integrated, globally benchmarked and digitally-enabled A M Naik Heavy Engineering Manufacturing Complex at Hazira in Gujarat.
L&T has a significant presence in the nuclear sector. It has the distinction of having contributed to all the 23 operating Indian nuclear power plants, heavy water plants, fuel reprocessing plants and nuclear test facilities.
The Company has significantly contributed to commercial success of KAPP3 700 MWe PHWR plant and to 500 MWe PFBR plant, which is in the final stage of commissioning. L&T supplied the 3500-tonne cryostat, which is the world’s largest SS vacuum vessel, in- wall shields and underground cooling water pipelines, to ITER France, and has exported dry-shielded canisters and casks to USA and European markets under the 10 CFR programme.


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