United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

10 CFR 50 Appendix B Notices of Nonconformance (NON) and Violation (NOV) - IX. Control of Special Processes

The following table lists, in chronological order, the Quality Assurance (QA) Inspection for New Reactor Licensing reports and Vendor QA Inspection reports with a Criterion IX NON/NOV.

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Date Title
08/26/14 Valinox Nucleaire Company, Montbard, France, multinational inspection to review implementation of their quality assurance program in accordance with the Multinational Design Evaluation Program (MDEP) Protocol Document. The team will be focused on the review of aspects of their QA program as it pertains to safety-related activities associated with the fabrication of steam generator tubes.
05/16/14 Specialty Maintenance and Construction, Inc., Lakeland, Florida, limited scope inspection to assess their compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs, specifically as it pertains to activities conducted related to the design, manufacture, and qualification testing of components for NRC regulated facilities
10/02/13 Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I) (formerly known as B.F. Shaw), Laurens, South Carolina., limited scope inspection to assess CB&I's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically related to the fabrication of piping for the US AP1000 plants.
08/20/13 Pentair Valves and Controls, Mansfield, MA, limited scope inspection to assess Pentair Valves and Controls' compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs as they pertain to activities conducted at their facility related to the design, manufacture, and qualification testing of safety-related valves.
05/07/13 Meggitt Safety Systems, Simi Valley, CA, limited scope inspection to assess Meggitt's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically as they pertain to the design, procurement, manufacture, and test of a sample of Class 1E cables and post-accident hydrogen and oxygen containment atmosphere monitoring systems.
03/21/13 Weir Valves & Controls USA Inc., Ipswich, MA, limited scope inspection to assess Weir Valves and Controls' compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically related to the design, fabrication, assembly, and testing activities of components for NRC regulated facilities.
03/19/13 Cives Steel Company (Cives), Southern Division facility, Thomasville, GA, limited scope inspection to assess Cives' compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs, specifically associated with the fabrication of concrete embedments for AP1000 reactor plants at Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4, and Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3.
10/17/12 Flowserve Corporation, Raleigh, NC, routine limited-scope inspection to assess Flowserve Corporation's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs.
06/06/12 SPX, Copes-Vulcan facility (SPX), McKean, PA., technically-focused, limited scope inspection of SPX's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program, specifically associated with the QA activities associated with the design and manufacturing of the squib valves for the AP1000 reactor design.
01/06/12 Shaw Modular Solutions, Lake Charles, LA, follow-up inspection of selected portions of SMS's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program
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