Acceptance Tests of Radiation Monitoring System for RNPP
January 16, 2018
Factory acceptance tests of automated radiation monitoring system equipment set for auxiliary building No.2 (ARMS AB2) of Rivne NPP based on SHC "Vulcan-RK" had been successfully completed at Westron site.
Equipment supply to Rivne NPP is planned for January 2018.
Works under ARMS AB2 for RNPP are conducted within the framework of project realization RFP-14401-149-GOODS-1. Lot 1 "Equipment for modernization of Radiation Monitoring System for Power Unit 1 of SS Khmelnytska NPP and Power Unit 3 of SS Rivne NPP".
Children's Party in Westron
January 15, 2018
Westron organized a festive event for children of Westron's employees dedicated to the Old Style New Year. 30 children in age from 5 till 12 gathered to participate in fun and fabulous activity, characters of fairytales and cartoons became the heroes of this event.
The youth awaited a tour of the company, sports and interactive plays and competitions, master classes on making Ukrainian yarn dolls and acrylic painting on Christmas balls, they were seeking a pirate treasure and even could try their hands at assembler's and bookbinder's work at Westron's production area.
All children received gifts and prizes and at the end of the party they had one more surprise - a photo shoot with the New Year symbol which was a charming and friendly dog nicknamed Altay.
Equipment for Radiation Monitoring System Upgrade was Supplied to Rivne NPP
February 06, 2018
Equipment based on SHC "Vulcan-RK" for radiation monitoring system upgrade of an auxiliary building No.2 (ARMS AB-2) was supplied to Rivne NPP. This supply was made jointly with Czech company "VF a.s.". System upgrade was planned during scheduled-preventive maintenance of unit No.3 which took place in December 8, 2017.
SDGS ACS of the Third Safety System of RNPP Unit No.3 Implementation into Operation
February 27, 2018
Standby diesel generator station automatic control system (SDGS ACS) of the third channel of safety system supplied by Westron to RNPP was implemented into operation at unit No.3. All works were done within minimal time.
SDGS ACS for RNPP unit No.3 acceptance tests had been carried out at Westron's site in December 2017 with participation of representatives of NNEGC "Energoatom" and the SE SNRIU.
Works are carried out under the contract No.14404-152-GOODS-1 regarding which the reconstruction of SDGS ACS of ACD-5600 diesel generator of RNPP unit No.3 and KhNPP unit No.1 is carried out.
SDGS ACS of 15D100 diesel-generators (10 sets) and "Sulzer" (3 sets) supplied by Westron company to Armenian NPP, Rivne NPP and South-Ukraine NPP are currently in commercial operation.
SDGS Automatic Control System was Successfully Implemented at RNPP Unit No. 3
March 15, 2018
Detailed information on SDGS automatic control system (ACS) implementation at RNPP unit No.3 is published on the websites of NNEGC "Energoatom" and Rivne NPP. The system had been developed and supplied by Westron. This is the first successful project of the full-scale replacement of the SDGS ACS ACD 5600 equipment in Ukraine.
NNEGC "Energoatom" Audited Westron's Quality Management System
March 20, 2018
Westron's quality management system audit on compliance to requirements of international standards ISO 9001:2015 and DSTU ISO 9001:2015 and Westron's productive capacity evaluation according to supplier's evaluation program of NNEGC "Energoatom" were completed. Based on the audit results Westron's possibility to ensure the required quality at development, manufacture and supply of system and software-hardware complexes for I&CS of NPPs, program software of control and monitoring systems of NPPs, hardware and constructs was confirmed and it was recommended to extend Westron's status as the supplier of the SE NNEGC "Energoatom" for the following 3 years which is until 01.04.2021.
Equipment Supply for Rivne NPP Power Unit No.3 Radiation Monitoring System Modernization
April 18, 2018
Westron supplied a set of network equipment for power unit no.3 radiation monitoring system modernization (PU3 ARMS). Equipment is intended for integration of the new detection devices of the ionizing radiation supplied this January by "VF a.s." (Czech Republic) into PU3 ARMS.
Commissioning of the First Safety System SDGS ACS of RNPP Power Unit No.3
May 02, 2018
The first safety system standby diesel generator station automatic control system (SDGS ACS) supplied by Westron was commissioned at RNPP power unit no.3. During the tests the system demonstrated the excellent indicators relating to the diesel-generator start time and readiness for load connection.
The work is performed under the contract No.14404-152-GOODS-1 within which diesel-generator ASD-5600 SDGS ACS of RNPP power unit no.3 and KhNPP power unit no.1 is under reconstruction.
Completion of Programs Testing Phase under WISCO-2 Project
May 02, 2018
Display team of Westron programmers under management of Svetlana Zhydchenko the Leading Engineer successfully completed the main testing phase of developed program components of information-computation system at Westron's testbed within the project on I&CS modernization for Sizewell_B NPP
Post Accident Monitoring System Tests and Supply to ZNPP
June 14, 2018
In May 29-31, 2018 Westron LLC carried out acceptance tests of post accident monitoring system (PAMS) for power unit No. 4 of SS ZNPP based on software hardware complex "Vulcan-M".
The commission composed of representatives of the SE "NNEGC "ENERGOATOM", SS Zaporizhzhya NPP, SNRIU, Westinghouse Electric Sweden AB and Weston LCC determined that the system presented for tests was in full compliance with design and regulatory documentation and was ready to be supplied to power unit No. 4 of ZNPP.