Welcoming Our Newest WNTI Member: Eskom Holding SOC LTD


19 October 2023

We are delighted to introduce our newest member to the World Nuclear Transport Institute’s community: Eskom Holding SOC LTD.

Eskom provides 90% of the energy supplied to a wide range of customers in South Africa and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region with inputs from coal, nuclear, fuel, diesel, water and wind. Their expertise and knowledge in nuclear power generation and transportation will undoubtedly be an invaluable addition to WNTI in driving the highest standards of safety and security in the global transport of nuclear and radioactive materials.

WNTI prides itself on connecting like-minded professionals and fostering collaboration in the nuclear industry. With Eskom on board, we are one step closer to achieving our shared goal of a safe and secure nuclear future.
Find out more about Eskom
“Koeberg ranks amongst the safest of the world’s top ranking PWR’s of its vintage and is the most reliable Eskom power station. Koeberg has been awarded the NOSCAR status over 14 times by the National Occupational Safety Association (NOSA).”
Source: Eskom.co.za
Koeberg Nuclear Power Station is owned and operated by Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. The station is a two unit PWR and located 30km north of Cape Town, South Africa. The station has, as part of its duties, the responsibility to transport and receive radioactive material, including radioactive waste, as well as new unirradiated nuclear fuel. In future, the station will also be transporting large items to the waste repository, such as decommissioned steam generators, reactor heads and irradiated nuclear fuel.
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“Koeberg is surrounded by a 3 000 ha nature reserve owned by Eskom, containing more than 150 different species of birds and half a dozen small mammal species.”
Source: Eskom.co.za
At WNTI HQ, we extend a warm welcome to Eskom and look forward to the opportunities for collaboration that our partnership will bring as we work together to shape the future of nuclear transport.