EDF, Saint-Dizier, France


As part of the “Grand Carénage” -an industrial program to repair and upgrade components from existing Nuclear Power Plants- EDF approved in 2013 the construction of BAMAS, an area dedicated to store and fix equipment during the outage of NPPs. 

This facility can be adapted according to the maintenance needs of the equipment into 2: 

  • A reception hall and container storage
  • A hot cell installation

Cyclife France assisted EDF from the construction and the commissioning to the servicing of BAMAS. For 2 years, Cyclife France managed this installation classified for environmental protection (ICPE).


  • Setting up the design-build contract with the customer
    • Carry out the programming of the contract
    • Assisting EDF during the tendering phase
  • Supporting during the basic and detailed design and the construction phases
  • Managing the maintenance facility

Our proposal

  • Scope of work: 
    • Regulatory, radiation protection, nuclear safety, environment, roadworks, civil engineering, nuclear ventilation, electricity, mechanics, handling, site supervision, acceptance of works
  • Key steps: 
    • Beginning of studies in 2014
    • Planning permission granted in 2015
    • Start of works in 2016 
    • Commissioning in 2019
  • Technical data:
    • 17,800 sqm building area
    • Around 200 people can work simultaneously

Customer Benefits

  • A dedicated Cyclife France team from the conception to the commissioning 
  • A turnkey solution for storage and hot cell purposes during outage
  • A flexible area for logistics, machining, welding, non-destructive testing, container repair, etc.



A capacity of 300+ operations of maintenance equipment managed per year