ROSATOM, represented by JSC Atomenergoprom, joined the Nuclear Quality Standard Association (NQSA). The corresponding document was signed at the World Nuclear Exhibition in Paris. ROSATOM First Deputy Director General for Corporate Development and International Business, Kirill Komarov signed the agreement from the Russian side. Thierry Zumbihl, the President of the Association and Laurent Kueny, the General Secretary of the Association, signed the agreement from the NSQA side.
Becoming a full member of the Association, Rosatom got the opportunity to participate in the development and implementation of cutting-edge global quality standards in the field of nuclear energy use. “Accession to NQSA proves that Russian experience of quality control in the nuclear industry is in global demand. The state corporation gets an opportunity to influence the setting of common industry standards and requirements”, – said Kirill Komarov, First Deputy Director General for Corporate Development and International Business, ROSATOM.
“The membership of Rosatom in the Association will contribute very positively to support the development and implementation of internationally recognised nuclear quality standard “ said Thierry Zumbihl President of NQSA.
Nuclear Quality Standard Association (NQSA) is a nonprofit association jointly launched by Areva and Bureau Veritas in January 2011. Open to all major nuclear utilities, nuclear engineers and manufacturers, NQSA promotes the application of the NSQ-100 standard, and sets a nuclear oriented supplier evaluation process.