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Fueling the Future: How Westinghouse is Delivering What Matters

Fueling the Future: How Westinghouse is Delivering What Matters

February 19, 2019 by Ken Canavan and Michele DeWitt
As industry needs evolve, nuclear fuel providers are being called upon to deliver more without compromising safety or reliability.
 

Maintaining a Competitive Advantage through Modernization

Maintaining a Competitive Advantage through Modernization

January 23, 2019 by Gary Brassart

Nuclear power plants are some of the most complex facilities in the world, so it may be surprising to learn that many of them still utilize analog instrumentation and control (I&C) technology.

 

First TRITON11™ BWR Fuel Assemblies Completed; Approved for Delivery to TVO

First TRITON11™ BWR Fuel Assemblies Completed; Approved for Delivery to TVO

January 21, 2019 by Westinghouse Electric Company

The first eight TRITON11 fuel assemblies prepared for Finland’s Teollisuuden Voima’s (TVO) Olkiluoto nuclear power plant recently were successfully completed and approved for delivery. TVO representatives witnessed the fuel assembling, final inspection and channeling in Westinghouse’s Västerås, Sweden fuel manufacturing facility. This campaign will be followed by a delivery of 10 TRITON11 fuel assemblies to OKG’s Oskarshamn nuclear power plant in Sweden in mid-2019.

 

#WeAreWestinghouse: Safety & Quality First

#WeAreWestinghouse: Safety & Quality First

January 17, 2019 by Westinghouse Electric Company

As we start 2019, we as Westinghouse, like many of you, are taking time to focus on who we are and what we do. While we may be making changes and setting new intentions and goals for the new year our vision and values remain our constant guideposts: we live our values every day, including Safety & Quality First.

 

Chain Reaction Contraption Contest

Chain Reaction Contraption Contest

December 26, 2018 by Westinghouse Electric Company

On Friday, December 7, more than 25 high school students descended upon the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to compete in the 2018 Chain Reaction Contraption Contest (CRCC).

 

Oh What Fun It Is! Westinghouse Employees Spread Holiday Cheer

Oh What Fun It Is! Westinghouse Employees Spread Holiday Cheer

December 21, 2018 by Westinghouse Electric Company

All around the world, Westinghouse employees are coming together to celebrate, give back and make merry this holiday season.

 

Columbia WAIT shares spooky day of learning with local elementary school

Columbia WAIT shares spooky day of learning with local elementary school

November 5, 2018 by Westinghouse Electric Company

The Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility’s Wildlife and Industry Together (WAIT) team hosted about 30 Mill Creek Elementary School fifth-graders last week for a Halloween-themed STEM event.

 

Lessons Learned at Westinghouse Diversity and Inclusion Lunch and Learn

Lessons Learned at Westinghouse Diversity and Inclusion Lunch and Learn

October 17, 2018 by Westinghouse Electric Company
At Westinghouse, we believe having a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion (D&I) is the right thing to do—for our company, our customers and our communities. In September, Westinghouse professional employee organizations held the first Westinghouse D&I Lunch and Learn.
 

The Pressurized Water Reactor Owners Group (PWROG): Enhancing Nuclear Operating Plants through Effective Partnerships

The Pressurized Water Reactor Owners Group (PWROG): Enhancing Nuclear Operating Plants through Effective Partnerships

September 25, 2018 by Westinghouse Electric Company

The Pressurized Water Reactor Owners Group (PWROG) brings together passionate nuclear energy professionals that represent all U.S. and international pressurized water reactor (PWR) nuclear plants. The group works to address plant efficiencies, seeking ways to improve operations and safety while providing cost-effective solutions.

 

Charity Walkathon in Beijing

Charity Walkathon in Beijing

September 20, 2018 by Westinghouse Electric Company

On September 8, Westinghouse China volunteers once again participated in the Beijing Charity Walkathon organized by the China Poverty Alleviation Foundation.

 

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