Research suggests that the nuclear industry is growing considerably, Scottish enterprise.com state that “As the decommissioning market grows, there is a need for the nuclear industry to rediscover its construction capabilities, both for the design and build of new facilities, and for the demolition and removal of old facilities.”
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA 2011) discuss that decommissioning is set to expand in the years ahead due to the world’s first generation of nuclear power stations reaching the end of their lives. Additionally, the global market will grow considerably over the next 15-20 years and is expected to reach its peak in demand between 2020 and 2030, reinforcing the industry opportunities and potential to thrive.
Allspeeds’ Webtool range is currently a world leader in the design and manufacture of subsea cutting and gripping tools. Due to the tools capability of operating in hostile environments Allspeeds have designed and manufactured bespoke cutting tools (based on the subsea range) for various companies operating within the nuclear sector.
Due to the significant increase in market growth and demand Allspeeds have decided to develop a range of tools capable of cutting contaminated or non contaminated wire rope, tubing or stainless steel piping. Allspeeds are also welcoming the opportunity to work with businesses who require bespoke cutting and gripping tools for the nuclear industry as we pride ourselves on meeting the ever changing needs of our customers.
Allspeeds are confident that the quality and reliability of the bespoke cutting tools will adhere to and satisfy the specific needs of the customer. Positively encouraging the same excellent reputation demanded by all Webtool subsea tools.
Allspeeds is now signed up to the Supply Chain Charter for Nuclear Decommissioning Sites. The Supply Chain Charter aims to foster good working relations across the NDA Estate supply chain, with all parties signing up to a set of principles encouraging mutually beneficial and rewarding relationships.