• English
  • العربية
  • 中文
  • Français
  • Русский
  • Español

You are here

Procurement Engineering and Supply Chain Guidelines in Support of Operation and Maintenance of Nuclear Facilities

IAEA Nuclear Energy Series No. NP-T-3.21

English STI/PUB/1725 ¦ 978-92-0-107315-0

252 pages ¦ 68 figures ¦ € 56.00 ¦ Date published: 2016

Download PDF (3.22 MB)


Procurement must be effectively managed to ensure availability of design functions throughout a nuclear facility’s service life. Ineffective control of procurement process can jeopardize facility safety, reduce reliability, or can result in increased costs to operating organizations. This publication provides an overview of nuclear procurement processes, issues of special concern, and provides guidance for good practices to set up and manage a high-quality procurement organization. Lessons learned for organizations considering new build nuclear projects are also included.

More Information on reusing IAEA copyright material.


IAEA Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Power Operations, Nuclear Facilities, Nuclear Power Plants, Equipment and Supplies, Industrial Procurement, Safety Measures, Nuclear Business Management, Good Practices, Maintenance, Lessons Learned, Software, Lifetime, Procurement Engineering, Supply Chain, Procurement Processes, Management System, Counterfeit, Fraudulent Suspect Items, CFSI, Design, Quality Assurance, Service Life

Related publications

Stay in touch