Manufacturing of the primary components: images by drone from the Saint-Marcel plant

March 26, 2021 | 1 min |
Category: components
The Framatome plant of Saint-Marcel (Burgundy) is central for the projects of the world nuclear industry for either new constructions or the replacement of components on active reactors.

Filmed using a drone, the components of the reactor coolant system can be seen in their full-scale dimensions. This includes the EPR reactor vessels and steam generators for the Hinkley Point C project in the United Kingdom as well as the replacement components for the French nuclear fleet.

Discover hitherto unavailable images of our Saint-Marcel plant.


About Framatome

Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. With worldwide expertise and a proven track record for reliability and performance, the company designs, services and installs components, fuel, and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants. Its more than 14,000 employees work every day to help Framatome’s customers supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical low-carbon energy.

Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%) and Assystem (5%).