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2008-10-24 06:00:21

A Toshiba-Westinghouse consortium has been awarded a 10-year contract worth over E100 million by EDF for the renewal of stator coils in the generators of more than 10 nuclear power plants in France. The contract was given to the Toshiba-Westinghouse consortium as part of the French utility's program to retrofit the key components of its 58 commissioned nuclear power plants in France. Following initial pre-installation arrangements, manufacture of stator windings will begin in spring 2009...

2008-10-23 03:00:37

Toshiba Corporation announced today that a Toshiba-Westinghouse consortium has been awarded a ten-year contract worth over 100 million euros by Electricite de France (EDF), France's electric power company, for the renewal of stator coils in the generators of more than ten nuclear power plants now operating in France. The contract was given to the Toshiba-Westinghouse Consortium as part of the French utility's continuous program to retrofit the key components of its 58 commissioned nuclear...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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