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2010-09-03 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the appointment of Tom Geer as vice president, Fuel Engineering, for the company's Nuclear Fuel business. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) and Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) fuel hardware design, development and testing, as well as the technology development functions supporting nuclear physics, thermal hydraulic and fuel performance methods for PWR and BWR...

2009-08-27 10:03:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company celebrated the grand opening of its first United States Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) Training Center and its second WEC Welding Institute on August 20, 2009 in Chattanooga, Tenn. The grand opening celebration, attended by 225 Westinghouse employees, BWR customers and invited guests, included a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by site tours which featured 18 BWR tooling exhibits and welding demonstrations. Nick Liparulo,...

2009-06-10 14:10:00

PITTSBURGH, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been awarded a contract to design, fabricate and install a new steam dryer for Xcel Energy's Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant, a single-unit GE-designed Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) located 40 miles northwest of St. Paul, Minn. To execute this project, Westinghouse will employ its global BWR engineering workforce at multiple locations, as well as at Toshiba Corporation, Westinghouse's majority...


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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