Introduction to Nuclear Power Plants

Introduction to Jurisdictional Requirements for Pressure Boundaries

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June 22, 2024

  •  July 12, 2024
     8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Lecturer

  • Geoff Cairns
    Mr. Geoff Cairns has over 39 years of experience in manufacturing, production processes, product standards application and the implementation of various quality programs for a broad base of custom and non-custom engineered products.

    Mr. Cairns began his career in 1964 with Harland & Wolff a large ship building company in Belfast Northern Ireland. On coming to Canada in 1975 he worked for Howden & Parsons and then SKF Canada. In 1978 joined Ontario Hydro (OH), now Ontario Power Generation (OPG). His career in OH/OPG spanned 27 years. He spent 23 years with the Nuclear Supply Chain in Supplier Quality Assurance for the CANDU Nuclear Power Plants. He held various positions including performing source surveillance inspections and has audited and evaluated suppliers for compliance to various quality program standards such as ASME, N286., CSA N285, 10CFR50, NQA-1, ISO9000, CSA Z299 including, Peer to Peer assessments. He has extensive experience with a number of regulatory and jurisdictional codes, standards and specifications.

    In 2003 he was appointed Manager, Supply Chain Quality Services – Nuclear supply Chain with accountability for the management and maintenance of the Approved Supplier List, Qualification of external suppliers, Source surveillance inspection with up to 600 external Source surveillance and completion of more than 200 audits per year.

    In 2006 he joined the Owners Group as the Program Manager - CANDU Procurement Audit Committee. He managed the CANPAC Operating Program for the performance of supplier audits and maintenance of the CANPAC Supplier List.

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Introduction to Quality Assurance

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May 20, 2024

  •  June 7, 2024
     8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Lecturer

  • Mr. Richard W. Barnes, P. Eng.
    Mr. Richard W. Barnes is the Principle Engineer at ANRIC Enterprises Inc. and has been actively involved for over 30 years in the development of the ASME and CSA Codes and Standards associated with Pressure Boundary for both nuclear and non-nuclear power plants. Mr. Barnes leads the team at ANRIC Enterprises Inc that offers technical assistance for companies registering Pressure Boundary products, and provides expert consultation on the application of the various pressure boundary codes. The ANRIC team also develops and delivers training on both the CSA and ASME Codes and Standards for delivery on-site at the ANRIC Learning Centre and off-site at the clients’ premises. Mr. Barnes sits on various code committees responsible for the development of Codes and Standards. He is the...
    • Past- chair and member of the ASME Standard Committee of the BPV III, which is responsible for the development of Section III of the ASME BPV Code;
    • past Vice-Chair and member of N285A Technical Committee on CANDU Nuclear Power Plant Systems and Components
    • member of the B51Technical Committee on Boilers and Pressure Vessels
    • member of N286 Technical Committee on Overall Quality Assurance for Nuclear Power Plants of the CSA Standards Committee
    • member of ASME B16 Standards Committee of Standardization of Valves, Flanges, Fittings and Gaskets
    • member of the Subcommittee responsible for development of the B16:34 Standard .
    Mr. Barnes has received the...
    • ASME Dedicated Service Award and the highest ASME Nuclear award
    • the Bernard F. Langer Nuclear Codes and Standards Award in recognition for his contributions to the nuclear industry.
    In 2007, was elected to the ASME Grade of Fellow. In 2009, Mr. Barnes received the CNA Outstanding Contribution Award and in 2011 the CSA Award of Merit.

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Codes and Jurisdictional Requirements

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  • CODES AND JURISDICTIONAL REQUIREMENTS
     April 13, 2022
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lecturer

  • Mr. Richard W. Barnes, P. Eng.
    Mr. Richard W. Barnes is the Principle Engineer at ANRIC Enterprises Inc. and has been actively involved for over 30 years in the development of the ASME and CSA Codes and Standards associated with Pressure Boundary for both nuclear and non-nuclear power plants. Mr. Barnes leads the team at ANRIC Enterprises Inc that offers technical assistance for companies registering Pressure Boundary products, and provides expert consultation on the application of the various pressure boundary codes. The ANRIC team also develops and delivers training on both the CSA and ASME Codes and Standards for delivery on-site at the ANRIC Learning Centre and off-site at the clients’ premises. Mr. Barnes sits on various code committees responsible for the development of Codes and Standards. He is the...
    • Past- chair and member of the ASME Standard Committee of the BPV III, which is responsible for the development of Section III of the ASME BPV Code;
    • past Vice-Chair and member of N285A Technical Committee on CANDU Nuclear Power Plant Systems and Components
    • member of the B51Technical Committee on Boilers and Pressure Vessels
    • member of N286 Technical Committee on Overall Quality Assurance for Nuclear Power Plants of the CSA Standards Committee
    • member of ASME B16 Standards Committee of Standardization of Valves, Flanges, Fittings and Gaskets
    • member of the Subcommittee responsible for development of the B16:34 Standard .
    Mr. Barnes has received the...
    • ASME Dedicated Service Award and the highest ASME Nuclear award
    • the Bernard F. Langer Nuclear Codes and Standards Award in recognition for his contributions to the nuclear industry.
    In 2007, was elected to the ASME Grade of Fellow. In 2009, Mr. Barnes received the CNA Outstanding Contribution Award and in 2011 the CSA Award of Merit.

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Introduction to the CSA Standards Used in the Canadian Nuclear Program

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  • INTRODUCTION TO CSA STANDARDS
     August 5, 2022 - August 8, 2022
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lecturer

  • Geoff Cairns
    Mr. Geoff Cairns has over 39 years of experience in manufacturing, production processes, product standards application and the implementation of various quality programs for a broad base of custom and non-custom engineered products.

    Mr. Cairns began his career in 1964 with Harland & Wolff a large ship building company in Belfast Northern Ireland. On coming to Canada in 1975 he worked for Howden & Parsons and then SKF Canada. In 1978 joined Ontario Hydro (OH), now Ontario Power Generation (OPG). His career in OH/OPG spanned 27 years. He spent 23 years with the Nuclear Supply Chain in Supplier Quality Assurance for the CANDU Nuclear Power Plants. He held various positions including performing source surveillance inspections and has audited and evaluated suppliers for compliance to various quality program standards such as ASME, N286., CSA N285, 10CFR50, NQA-1, ISO9000, CSA Z299 including, Peer to Peer assessments. He has extensive experience with a number of regulatory and jurisdictional codes, standards and specifications.

    In 2003 he was appointed Manager, Supply Chain Quality Services – Nuclear supply Chain with accountability for the management and maintenance of the Approved Supplier List, Qualification of external suppliers, Source surveillance inspection with up to 600 external Source surveillance and completion of more than 200 audits per year.

    In 2006 he joined the Owners Group as the Program Manager - CANDU Procurement Audit Committee. He managed the CANPAC Operating Program for the performance of supplier audits and maintenance of the CANPAC Supplier List.

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