Konecranes, a leading lifting equipment company, has recently signed a contract to update the bridge crane used in the reactor hall of the Swedish Oskarshamn nuclear power plant. The order for the contract was placed in the fourth quarter of 2023 and will be completed over a two-year schedule.
During this period, Konecranes will design, manufacture, supply, and install modernization components that include a new 165-ton trolley lift. This bridge crane is critical in ensuring that regulatory requirements are met during reactor maintenance and spent nuclear fuel transport tank removal.
Konecranes is renowned for its expertise in providing innovative solutions to meet customer needs. The company’s commitment to quality and safety ensures that their products exceed expectations and provide excellent value for money. With this latest project, Konecranes continues to demonstrate its leadership in the lifting equipment industry.
The Oskarshamn nuclear power plant is one of Sweden’s largest power plants and plays an essential role in meeting Sweden’s energy demands. The bridge crane used in the reactor hall is vital in ensuring safe and efficient operations at the plant.
Overall, Konecranes’ update of the bridge crane at the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant will help maintain strict regulatory requirements while improving overall efficiency and safety at the plant.