KEPCO KPS Promotes Shared Growth with Cooperative Cos.
Holds a meeting of the heads of the thermal power offices of the Maintenance Business Division
KEPCO KPS holds a meeting of the heads of the thermal power offices of the Maintenance
Business Division at the KEPCO KPS headquarters on June 17 to cope with a power shortage crisis.
KEPCO KPS has signed an agreement to improve shared growth and fair trading with its 42 cooperative companies.
The company held a ceremony to sign a deal with the presidents of 42 cooperative companies, which were engaged in projects as KEPCO KPS’s subcontractors, at the KEPCO KPS headquarters on June 26.
Both sides agreed to pledge their determination for shared growth and the establishment of a fair trade order on a voluntary base and implement a variety of shared growth projects.
KEPCO KPS plans to provide a helping hand to its subcontractors regarding support for those who try to obtain intellectual property rights in a bid to facilitate their technological development. The company also plans to provide such assistance as simultaneous inroads into overseas markets and marketing activities as well as educational programs for training subcontractors’ maintenance crews and providing financial support.
KEPCO KPS President Tae Sung-eun said he extended his thanks to subcontractors who have endeavored to improve technological quality on the scene, and his company will redouble efforts to upgrade shared growth programs.
The signing ceremony also coincided with an awards event for awarding 12 excellent cooperative companies of 2012 with certifications.
KEPCO KPS on Emergency Footing to Cope with Blackouts
KEPCO KPS held a meeting of the heads of the thermal power offices of the Maintenance Business Division at the KEPCO KPS headquarters in Bundang, Seongnam City, Gyeonggi-do, on June 17 to cope with a power shortage crisis.
KEPCO KPS President Tae, said in his speech, “Since our company’s function of ensuring a stable supply of electricity is significant despite site crew members’ worsening working conditions amidst the earlier-than-normal summer heat, you are asked to do your best to carry out thorough preventive maintenance activities by offering prevention of failure and stoppage inspections and prior inspection of vulnerable equipment and to build an emergency restoration regime.”
Kim Jong-cheol, chief of the Yeongheung Office, presented a study on how to improve maintenance during summer, while Maeng Dong-yeol, head of the Power Generation Business Department, touched on how to cope with summer power demand. Chung Taik-jin, chief of the Business Development Department, spoke about the implementation of specialized businesses and current issues; Yoon Hyun-ung, head of the Quality Management Office, presented ways of strengthening their quality guarantee at thermal power sites; and Kim Oh, chief of the Maintenance Business Division, gave a specialized lecture on management.
A KEPCO KPS official said KEPCO KPS will be placed on an emergency footing to brace for power peak loads and devote itself to taking further steps to strengthen the maintenance quality of electrical equipment and facilities.
KEPCO KPS has been implementing steps to strengthen pre-examinations of vulnerable electrical equipment and facilities, preventive maintenance, and planned preventive maintenance during summer peak load hours. The company has already worked out measures to minimize the effects of abrupt accidents by establishing emergency restoration regimes and plans to ensure a stable supply of electricity.