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2010-04-28 07:30:00

HYDERABAD, India, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced it has finalized a master agreement with the global engineering services provider Infotech Enterprises Ltd., headquartered here and its U.S. affiliate, Infotech Enterprises America, Inc., (collectively, "Infotech") for the provision of engineering services in India and the United States by creating the Westinghouse India Engineering Center ("WIEC"). WIEC will be located at Infotech's campus in...

2010-04-27 11:01:00

PITTSBURGH, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with leading Polish energy provider Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE) to collaborate on delivering the AP1000(TM) nuclear power plant in response to Poland's initiatives for nuclear capacity. Under the agreement, Westinghouse and PGE will jointly study the feasibility of building new nuclear reactors in Poland based on the AP1000(TM), the world's most...

2010-04-26 14:06:00

PITTSBURGH, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by EDF-CIDEN (Engineering Center for Dismantling and the Environment) to provide reactor vessel (RV) dismantling services for the Chooz A nuclear reactor in France. The first of a three-reactor plant, Chooz A was shut down in 1991 after an operational life of 24 years. It will become the first pressurized water reactor (PWR) in France to be fully dismantled. Chooz units B1 and B2 remain...

2010-04-20 09:35:00

PITTSBURGH, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the unprecedented, growing demand for clean, secure energy worldwide, Westinghouse Electric Company announced a restructuring of its Research and Technology Unit (RTU) into three major segments: R&T Strategy, Nuclear Energy Innovation Leadership (NEIL) hub and R&T Operations. Dr. Kate Jackson, Westinghouse senior vice president for RTU and chief technology officer, said the realignment supports the company's aspirations to...

2010-04-09 13:30:00

PITTSBURGH, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced it will maintain office space in the company's former headquarters facility in Monroeville, Pa. Approximately 60,000 square feet of office space will be leased for up to five years and will provide space for up to 450 employees who provide a variety of internal support services. "Despite the slump in the global economy, Westinghouse's future prospects are still quite strong," said Tony Greco, senior...

2010-03-29 10:30:00

PITTSBURGH, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today confirmed that it will commence innovative new commercial arrangements with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) involving the long-term lease of the Springfields nuclear fuel manufacturing site, near Preston in Lancashire. The new arrangements were marked at a ceremony on the site today attended by President and CEO of Westinghouse Dr. Aris S. Candris, NDA Commercial Director John Clarke and President &...

2010-03-24 09:14:00

TOKYO and PITTSBURGH, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) and Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC today announced the formation of a new joint venture, Advance Uranium Asset Management, Ltd. (AUAM), that will strengthen Toshiba Group's capabilities in the nuclear front end business segments and enhance the extensive range of support services extended to utilities around the world. United Kingdom based AUAM will undertake uranium related transactions in the front end...

2010-03-17 12:30:00

PITTSBURGH, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced its intention to become a leading participant in a major new manufacturing facility for nuclear components in the United Kingdom. Alongside UK Government and others, Westinghouse plans to make a substantial contribution to the proposed new 15,000-ton press to be built at the Sheffield Forgemasters plant in Sheffield, Yorkshire. This press will be one of only a handful in the world with the capability to...

2010-03-03 15:33:00

PITTSBURGH, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced sponsorship of a science video contest for middle and high School students focusing on energy. Administered through the company's speaker's bureau, N-Vision, the contest is designed to encourage young persons to think about energy in the context of worldwide political, economic and environmental realities. The contest is open to all middle and high schools where Westinghouse has a presence. To be...

2010-02-23 12:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company LLC announced today that it has been notified by CEZ that it has successfully complied with the qualification requirements stipulated in the Qualification Documentation for the public contract "Completion of the Temelin Nuclear Power Plant." Westinghouse received the confirmation from CEZ on February 18, after submitting its response to the Qualification Document, issued by CEZ, in October 2009. In that submission,...


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