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2011-05-19 13:30:00

PITTSBURGH, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company President and CEO Dr. Aris S.

2010-11-23 14:31:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a five-year contract to provide an extensive array of engineering services to Asociacion Nuclear Asco Vandellos (ANAV) nuclear plants in Spain.

2010-08-17 14:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company has appointed Michael Sweeney to the position of vice president and deputy general counsel, Westinghouse Legal and Contracts, Environment, Health and Safety. In this newly formed role, Mr.

2010-01-21 12:00:00

NIVELLES, Belgium, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company, the world's pioneering nuclear company, today inaugurated its European Pump and Motor Maintenance and Repair Center here to provide tailor-made solutions for its nuclear energy customers in Europe.

2008-06-28 03:02:27

By Thomas Olson, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 28--Siemens Power Generation Inc. said Friday it's putting its solid-oxide fuel cell unit on the selling block after running it 10 years because the business in Churchill won't hit Siemens' profit targets.


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2009-07-17 15:59:58

Nikola Tesla (b. July 10, 1856 - d. January 7, 1943) was a mechanical and electrical engineer as well as an inventor. Tesla was born in the village of Smiljan, Vojna Krajina, which is within the territory of today's Croatia. He was an born an ethnic Serb and was a subject of the Austrian Empire, before becoming an American citizen. He is often considered one of the most important contributors to the birth of commercial electricity. He is best known for his contributions in the field of...

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2009-04-23 12:34:28

Granville T. Woods was an African American inventor. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on April 23, 1856 and died in New York on January 30, 1910. Woods devoted his life to discovering new ways of improving an array of things specific to the railroad industry. More than a dozen devices to improve electric railway cars were invented by Woods, as well as many more for controlling the flow of electricity. One of his most notable inventions was a system for advising the train engineer of how close...

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