Nuclear Engineering Services


Nuclear Engineering is a type of engineering concerned with the application of the breakdown (fission) as well as the fusion of atomic nuclei and/or the application of other sub-atomic physics, all based on the principles of nuclear physics.

Nuclear fission itself includes the interaction and maintenance of systems and components like nuclear reactors, nuclear power plants. The field also includes the study of medical and other applications of ionizing radiation, nuclear safety, heat/thermodynamics transport, and nuclear fuel.

ARINT International offers expert nuclear services in South Africa and abroad, including nuclear transport, radiological services, and the treatment and disposal of nuclear waste.

Nuclear engineering services are generally required by:

  • defence contractors
  • construction contractors
  • hospitals and clinics
  • equipment manufacturers
  • government personnel contractors

Nuclear engineers are also a valuable aid to government institutions such as health care facilities, national laboratories, regulatory agencies, and the military.

Nuclear engineering services by ARINT International

ARINT International is a South African-based International Professional Engineering Services company. Our clients are mainly large international companies, service organisations and utilities, which means that we have extensive experience in the field of nuclear engineering.

ARINT International also has wide-ranging nuclear engineering experience in accident prevention through proper design and training; protection through monitoring and control systems, active shutdown and cooling systems; and mitigation to limit consequences through engineered safety systems. We are practiced in ensuring the safe handling of radioactive materials, and the treatment and disposal of nuclear waste in accordance with legal regulations.

Our team of highly-skilled professionals and experts includes our MD, Fran├žois Mellet, who has considerable expertise in the nuclear engineering sector. He spent a decade working in Generation at the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station as a commissioning and project engineer on all types of system projects, including civil, electrical, high-voltage distribution yards, instrumentation, mechanical and nuclear.

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