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2012-07-09 06:22:50

PRAGUE, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today confirmed an important strategic partnership with Czech company Vitkovice a.s., in preparation for the potential construction of Westinghouse AP1000® nuclear power plants in the Czech Republic. In accordance with the partnership, Vitkovice will join the Westinghouse/Toshiba/Metrostav team to jointly offer as a potential fabricator of key structural and mechanical equipment modules, should the AP1000...

2012-07-02 06:21:50

PRAGUE, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has submitted a fully compliant and competitive bid to CEZ, a. s. to develop and deliver a turnkey dual-unit AP1000 plant for completing the Temelin Nuclear Power Plant Units 3 and 4 Project. Westinghouse is eager to build upon its demonstrated success in the Czech Republic on Temelin Units 1 and 2. And, with more than 50 years of worldwide experience leading the nuclear industry,...

2012-06-29 10:21:13

PITTSBURGH, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that Mark Fecteau is the newly appointed president and chief executive officer of Westinghouse Electric Japan (WEJ), replacing Jack Allen, who will continue to serve as president of the company's Asia Region. Mr. Fecteau will also replace Mr. Allen as a member of the WEJ Board of Directors, and will remain based in Tokyo, Japan. "The appointment of Mr. Fecteau will allow Westinghouse to increase...

2012-06-28 10:21:13

PITTSBURGH, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that it has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Curtiss-Wright Corporation's Flow Control business segment's Electro-Mechanical Division (EMD) business unit to jointly pursue and develop business opportunities for the refurbishment of large motors for commercial nuclear power applications in North America and to collaborate on new technology development. The alliance will enable both companies and...

2012-06-18 10:21:35

24 Groups and Individuals Seek Suspension of Final Agency Decisions on Reactors in States of AL, CA, FL, MD, MI, MS, MO, NH, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX and VA. WASHINGTON, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) must not make final licensing decisions until it has completed a rulemaking action on the environmental impacts of highly radioactive nuclear waste in the form of spent, or 'used', reactor fuel storage and disposal, as required under the...

2012-06-13 06:21:07

PITTSBURGH, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company LLC and Nuclear Power Company of India Limited today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreeing to negotiate an Early Works Agreement (EWA) supporting future construction of AP1000(®) nuclear power plants at the Mithivirdi site in Gujarat. The agreement represents significant progress toward the realization of the India - U.S. Civil Nuclear Agreement signed in 2008. The Early Works Agreement...

2012-06-12 23:02:43

Award recognizes her courageous leadership and dedication. LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 American Nuclear Society (ANS) President Eric Loewen today announced that Ms. Kristine Svinicki of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will receive a 2012 ANS Presidential Citation. Commissioner Svinicki will receive her award during the ANS President´s Special Session at the ANS Annual Conference: “Nuclear Science and Technology: Managing the Global Impact of Economic and...

2012-06-08 06:21:50

PITTSBURGH, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company and its China joint-venture partner, the State Nuclear Baoti Zirconium Industry, LTD. (SNZ), commenced the startup of a new zirconium sponge plant production facility, the State Nuclear WEC Zirconium Hafnium Co., Ltd. (SNWZH), in Nantong, China (Jiangsu Province), during an official ribbon-cutting ceremony held at the new facility. The SNWZH facility will produce nuclear-grade zirconium, a key component of the tubing...

2012-06-04 10:20:58

ORLANDO, Fla., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Company today received the 85th Annual EEI Edison Award, the electric utility industry's most prestigious honor, for the company's efforts in leading the nuclear renaissance. The company made immense progress toward building two new reactors at the site of subsidiary Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 by successfully obtaining the first combined construction and operating license in the United States in more than three...

2012-05-31 02:27:21

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) (The Company) is very pleased to announce that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has completed its review and approval of the final Safety Evaluation Report (SER) for the Company's planned depleted uranium de-conversion and fluorine extraction processing facility. The NRC has published the final SER as U.S. NRC Regulation (NUREG-2116) and has posted the document on the NRC...