Nuclear

REEL is involved at all key stages of the fuel cycle.

A critical player in the nuclear industry and leader in its field, REEL retains its position through its technical expertise and diverse experience.


Our equipment is designed and produced to meet the most extreme operational safety requirements, whilst guaranteeing high levels of operational performance.


REEL is a supplier of lifting, handling and storage equipment, along with associated services:


  • EDF nuclear sites
  • Front and back end installations for AREVA, the CEA and ANDRA.
  • Research laboratories (LMJ, ITER, Marcoule, Cadarache, Saclay, etc.).
  • Operating nuclear programs in China, South Korea, Finland, Switzerland, Germany and the United Kingdom.
  • Future nuclear programs, notably those in India, South Africa and Turkey.

REEL has a unique level of experience in the fields of design, construction, commissioning and maintenance, at the service of operators on a global scale:


References :


59 reactors in France – 16 reactors in China – 2 reactors in South Africa – 2 reactors in South Korea.

Maintenance and services provided to all the nuclear sites, both within France and abroad.

REEL uses its expertise as a designer and manufacturer to support operators in the fields of maintenance, modernization and spare parts management. We have a local presence near operational sites both within France and abroad to rapidly respond to our customers’ requirements.

REEL has a presence in Germany and Northern & Eastern Europe through its entity NKM NOELL Special Cranes GmbH.


The Group is involved in the supply, modernization and maintenance of lifting and handling equipment for nuclear power plants (loading equipment, polar cranes, machine room cranes) and for fuel cycle installations (storage center cranes), with an in-depth knowledge of the unique regulations of each country.


REEL COH Inc., a REEL unit in Canada, carries out renovation work and replacements of fuel handling systems (loading equipment, spent fuel pit bridge, transfer equipment hoists) for operational Canadian (CANDU) and American (PWR and BWR) nuclear power plants.

REEL has the capacity to handle international contracts involving sensitive and high-tech activities, with in-depth experience in the difficulties of localization (with a production unit in Xiamen, China), supporting operators through the mobilization of large teams.

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The big lift ITER « A moment that will live in our memories »

June 4th 2020  A great achievment   by all international partners from 35 nations !!!!  

THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR COMMITMENT !

Thank you to all of our employees for their involvement, support, courage and solidarity

ITER Council milestone #50 successfully achieved . WELL DONE to ALL

It was a display of Titans, with no less than 1,000 tonnes of steel and concrete test loads attached to the giant hoists

ITER : Upending the steel cradle

Travelling the entire length of the assembly space (~ 170 metres), the REEL overhead cranes will be the workhorses