Bureau Veritas

More forward with confidence

Bureau Veritas, created in 1828, is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC).

 

Bureau Veritas delivers high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

Bureau Veritas offers services to nuclear industry stakeholders around the world throughout all the nuclear lifecycle, from construction to operation, and to de-commissioning. We develop innovative solutions to support the demonstration of compliance of nuclear equipment with regulations, codes and standards.

With an extensive presence in 140 countries, we offer our customers a rapid response capability around the world, combined with a perfect knowledge of local contexts (regulations, language, culture …). We are active on large nuclear projects in Europe (France, United Kingdom, and Finland) and worldwide (China, Japan, Argentina, and South Africa).

Our strong experience in the nuclear field relies on:

  • 10 years of NPE conformity assessment practice,
  • accreditations from the French and Finnish safety authorities (respectively French Nuclear Safety Authority – Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire [ASN] and Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority– Säteilyturvakeskuksen [STUK]),
  • top-level skills in design / calculation,
  • a global network of qualified inspectors and experts in the areas of materials, metallurgy, welding and Non-Destructive Testing.

Our in-depth knowledge of the specific expectations of our different interlocutors (Nuclear Operators, Safety authorities…) is a guarantee of reliability and quality of our services. Moreover, our strong nuclear technical and practical experience combined with the systematic implementation of good practices will contribute to control your project’s risks.

Training

For over 30 years, Bureau Veritas has accompanied its customers in their risk management approaches by sharing with them its training know-how. We develop programs, methods, and innovative pedagogical tools specific to each profession of the nuclear sector. Our training offer includes construction codes & standards (RCC-M and ASME III), pressurized equipment regulation (French Order of 7 February 2012 setting the general rules relative to basic nuclear installations, French Order of 30 December 2015 on nuclear pressurized equipment, ASN Guides, STUK’s Regulatory Guides on nuclear safety –Ydinturvallisuusohjeet [YVL]), and the nuclear quality management system (NSQ100). Bureau Veritas has a partnership with the French Association for Codes & Standards, AFCEN, and provides RCC-M and RCC-MRx accredited training courses in French and English.

Bureau Veritas offers a wide and comprehensive range of training courses available for both public and in-company presentation in France and worldwide. Our courses always take into account the latest regulatory requirements.

More information about our training programs

Key figures

69,000
employees

 

1,400
offices and laboratories in 140 countries

 

400,000
clients

 

€4.55 B
2016 revenue