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2012-07-23 06:22:25

PITTSBURGH, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it would prepare for Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG) detailed construction plans, schedules and cost estimates for two potential AP1000 nuclear reactors at OPG's Darlington site. The plans and estimates would provide significant input in helping the Province of Ontario determine the baseload generation option that is best for Ontario's ratepayers. "Westinghouse is pleased to...

2012-07-20 10:20:29

COLUMBIA, Mo., July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company and Ameren Missouri together will hold an economic summit for the state of Missouri on the campus of the University of Missouri on Monday, July 23, 2012. The economic summit, which will be held at the Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center - Monsanto Auditorium, will highlight the economic development opportunities that are possible by developing, manufacturing, constructing and commercializing the next generation...

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...

2012-06-13 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...

2012-06-08 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...

2012-05-21 06:21:18

ARLINGTON, Va., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company, Burns & McDonnell and General Dynamics Electric Boat will collaboratively team to support the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor (SMR) application for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Small Modular Reactor Funding Opportunity. Michael Anness, SMR product manager at Westinghouse Electric Company, announced the teaming arrangement today at the Platts SMR conference in Arlington, Va. "We are very pleased to...

2012-05-17 10:21:49

PITTSBURGH, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company and the Missouri Electric Alliance led by Ameren Missouri today announced the formation of a utility participation group called the NexStart SMR Alliance. The Alliance is a consortium of current and prospective nuclear plant owners and operators and includes cooperative, municipal and investor-owned electric service providers, as well as public enterprises to advance energy security. Alliance members signed a Memorandum...

2012-05-15 10:21:07

PITTSBURGH, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company's PaR Nuclear Inc., a global leader in the supply of fuel-handling equipment and nuclear cranes, has signed agreements to establish a joint venture with Taiyuan Heavy Machinery Group Co., (TYHM), manufacturer of cranes, forging equipment, excavators and other heavy machinery. The new company, to be called PaR-TZ Nuclear Company, Ltd., of which PaR Nuclear will hold a majority interest, will provide the assembly, testing...

2012-04-19 10:21:58

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company and Ameren Missouri have entered into an agreement to respond collaboratively to the United States Department of Energy (DOE) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for developing and licensing the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor (SMR). Under the terms of the agreement, Ameren Missouri will become part of and co-chair a Westinghouse-led Utility Participation Group (UPG) made up of Missouri utilities,...