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2008-09-06 00:00:25

Westinghouse Electric Co. said Thursday it signed memoranda of understanding with three United Kingdom companies to collaborate on building nuclear power plants there should the government select Westinghouse for its revived nuclear energy plans.

2008-07-31 00:00:39

Westinghouse Electric Co. and its Chinese client have broken ground on the first of four nuclear power plants the company will build in the energy-hungry nation.

2008-07-30 00:00:37

By Bonnie Pfister Westinghouse Electric Co. and its Chinese client broke ground today on the first of four nuclear power plants the company will build in the energy-hungry nation.

2008-06-30 18:02:49

By Bonnie Pfister, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 28--China wants to have 100 of Westinghouse Electric Co.'s nuclear reactors in operation or under construction by 2020 -- more than double what was anticipated, according to the company's incoming CEO.

2005-07-19 19:34:55

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate on Tuesday gave the green light to U.S.-backed loans to build nuclear power plants in China, setting up a fight with the House of Representatives, which voted to block the deal that lawmakers said would subsidize the emerging economic powerhouse.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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