Nuclear

NKM Noell Special Cranes is the market leader in the supply of special cranes for the nuclear industry.

With our know-how, we provide all kinds of proven “single failure proof” safety hoist solutions including redundant-rope-systems and -drive chains.

NKM Noell Special Cranes has extensive experience and knowledge with international norms and crane standards,  for the design, delivery, installation, and commissioning of :


  • Reactor Building Cranes & Polar Cranes
  • Semi Gantry Cranes
  • Cranes for interim castor storage and drum storage & Handling Equipment
  • Fuel Handling Machines & Hot Cell Cranes
  • Powerhouse Cranes
  • Special Cranes & Cargolift for Scientific- & Experimental-Plants

NKM Noell Special Cranes’ references focused on the above-mentioned cranes and scope of supply :


21 reactors in Germany – 4 reactors in France – 4 reactors in Switzerland – 1 reactor in the Netherlands – 2 reactors in Finland – 2 reactors in China – 2 reactors in Brasil – 1 reactor in Taiwan

NKM Noell Special Cranes can reference extensive know-how from a multitude of realized national and international technical special solutions for cranes in the most varied nuclear plant applications.


Together with REEL, NKM Noell Special Cranes has at its disposal the most comprehensive knowledge in lifting equipment for nuclear plants for the majority of reactor models throughout the world.

NKM Noell Special cranes’ many years involvement in the KTA standards committee (establishing safety criteria for operating crane units in nuclear plants, Germany) and its numerous safety solutions in crane products offer its customers the guarantee for a competent and reliable partner.

Due to the countless exported crane units, NKM Noell Special Cranes also has at its disposal the most extensive knowledge regarding international nuclear crane standards (like for example, ASME-NOG-1, EDF standards, GUS standards,YVL …) and the most varied crane designs necessary to meet these standards.

Nuclear Standards


Join a dynamic group! we are always on the lookout for new talents!
Reel hire all over the world

Join us at 2022 virtual AlCircle Expo !

REEL aluminium division will be delighted to welcome you at our virtual booth at AlCircle Expo 2022, February 15 & 16.

Some news from ITER to start 2022 !

ITER's latest achievements : ITER launched the tests of the radial beam installation.

REEL and its teams wish you a Happy New Year!

REEL and its teams wish you a Happy New Year 2022!

REEL announces the acquisition of FLSmidth Hamburg GmbH specialized in materials handling .

December 29th We welcome the teams of REEL Möller, and wish them a very good integration within REEL!