The Never-Ending Cyber Security War

By Henry Walters The NEI website states; “Advanced cyber security measures keep intruders out with layers of security and constant monitoring of new threats. As technology and cyber threats evolve, so do our protections. Nuclear power plants stand among the most secure facilities in the country.”  This never-ending battle front has made Cyber Security one […]

Al Casas Joins BCP to Lead our Technology Integration Service Division

Announcement: Al Casas has joined the BCP Team as our Executive Technology Integrator SME.  Al brings over 42 years of business development, engineering and construction experience in the Nuclear Energy, Oil & Gas and Marine Technology Industries.  In his Executive Technology Integrator role, Al will be responsible for Business Development and expanding BCP’s Technology Integration […]

Embracing Technology – Lessons Learned From A Failed Technology Startup

By Gregory Lormand   In the early 2000’s, I, along with three partners set out to create a new technology platform in the space of performance and cost benchmarking.  Our company, ePerformance Group International (ePGI) and our flagship product, BenchmarkCommunities™ was a completely new concept on delivering real-time, online performance benchmarking information and analysis capabilities.  […]

Nuclear Generation – Change and Innovation are Coming

Competitive pressures are driving nuclear reactor operators to reduce operating costs and run much more efficiently than they have. Although capacity factor is at an all-time high, the fact remains that if nuclear reactors can’t reduce cost of operations, additional plant closures are highly likely. While government and policy changes can help, relying on those […]

BCP and KAP Services Team to Deliver World-Class Digital Work Management and Execution to the Nuclear Industry

BCP is excited to announce a teaming relationship with KAP Project Services to provide digitized workforce management to the nuclear industry.  KAP (https://www.kapproservices.com) is a leading project controls and services provider in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries with a focus on the planning, scheduling and cost control of shutdowns and turnarounds. The BCP/KAP digitized […]

Assuring the Best “Contract” Talent

When utilizing the services of “contract” engineering and consulting firms such as BCP, it is important to know how the process works and where most problems occur during the process in order for you to reap the best benefits of the service. In most cases, BCP is able to provide experienced engineering and technical support […]

Effective Use of Contractor Services

As Director of BCP’s Technical Services Division, I have had many opportunities to interface with potential clients that were not familiar with using contractors to satisfy peak work load demands. As first time users, they simply didn’t realize the full benefit of using contractor services. After explaining the following features, they were able to choose […]

Nuclear Renaissance Creates Staffing Demands

A message from Brad Myers, Director of Technical Services for BCP: Ahhh… the nuclear renaissance! Over the last several years we have been hearing more and more about the “nuclear renaissance”. These discussions have centered around the need for base load power, “global warming” and the effects of coal fired power plants on the environment. […]

Project Management an Exciting Career Choice

Today’s nuclear industry environment entails many projects to extend the life of nuclear power plants. Additionally, there are many projects that are simply plant modifications to replace equipment or improve the operability and performance of systems. Consequently, there is an ever increasing demand for qualified project managers to successfully accomplish the desired end result of […]