The Big Bang North West 2015: Amec Foster Wheeler Confirmed!
May 22nd 2015

The Big Bang North West 2015: Amec Foster Wheeler Confirmed!

We are excited to announce that Amec Foster Wheeler are now confirmed for The Big Bang North West 2015! With one of the most popular stands at the 2014 event, we know you can’t wait to hear what they have in store…

Amec Foster Wheeler provides Nuclear Services to facilities worldwide from site management through to waste management and decommissioning. We have a number of offices in the North West including Warrington, Knutsford and Cumbria, as well as extensive research laboratories where we test material that is used in nuclear plants.

Amec Foster Wheeler is committed to promoting STEM with young people, allowing them to see and experience first-hand the opportunities and careers available within the Nuclear Industry.

Ever wondered how STEM is used within the Nuclear Industry? Then why not come and take a look at Amec Foster Wheeler’s stand at The Big Bang North West 2015 and have a go yourself!

Returning by popular demand! – Have you got nerves of steel and a steady hand to take on our nuclear transport challenge in the quickest time possible? Don’t be fooled though, wearing the correct protective equipment can make things a lot more difficult, not to mention using the remote handling arm.

Or come and explore the world of remote operations with our robotics team and see if you can guide our robots over obstacles and through the mini maze. Our Remote Operation Vehicles, ROVs, can be fitted with cameras and other devices to enter parts of a nuclear power plant that are not accessible to people in order to check that they remain safe to operate or to carry out maintenance tasks. Each ROV is unique, with its own set of specialist skills.

Ever wondered how it is possible to tell if a structure has a crack in it which is not visible to the eye, which could ultimately cause it to break? Through the use of Ultrasonics it is possible to inspect parts of a nuclear power plant to make sure it remains safe to operate. Why not come and have a try yourself, but make sure to pay close attention otherwise you might miss the signs that it’s there.

It’s going to be an amazing event!

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