10/20/2016WESTINGHOUSE COLUMBIA FUEL FABRICATION FACILITY RECEIVES US NRC RESTART AUTHORIZATION
Westinghouse Electric Company announced that it received authorization today from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to restart the Conversion Area operations of the Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (Columbia, South Carolina) after the area was shut down in July due to safety concerns over a ventilation scrubber.
10/12/2016WESTINGHOUSE PARTNERS WITH INDUSTRIAL LEADERS TO REDUCE COSTS AND LEAD-TIMES ON SMR MANUFACTURING
Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that it is continuing to work with the United Kingdom’s Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC) on an additional advanced manufacturing study to explore potential design efficiencies to reduce significantly the build lead-times of the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor (SMR).
10/04/2016WESTINGHOUSE INCREASES COMMITMENT TO NUCLEAR INDUSTRY WITH ACQUISITION OF NLI
Westinghouse has signed a definitive agreement with AZZ Inc. to acquire Nuclear Logistics Inc. (NLI), the largest third-party supplier of safety-related equipment solutions to the nuclear industry.
9/30/2016WESTINGHOUSE AND NAEK ENERGOATOM RELEASE JOINT STATEMENT REGARDING SAFETY OPTIMIZATION PROGRAM AND ENHANCEMENT OF SAFETY FOR UKRAINE’S NUCLEAR FLEET
Today, Westinghouse Electric Company and NAEK Energoatom, the National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine, released a joint statement discussing the companies’ future partnership to sustain the safety of Ukraine’s nuclear reactor fleet.
9/29/2016DOE CONTRACT AWARD SIGNALS WESTINGHOUSE RETURN TO GOVERNMENT SERVICES ARENA
Westinghouse Electric Company today said that the selection of its project team for a major U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) environmental management contract will leverage the company’s strong nuclear energy technologies and site management capabilities, while also signaling its intent to re-enter the government services marketplace.
9/29/2016WESTINGHOUSE COLUMBIA FUEL FACILITY CONTINUES PATH FORWARD ON CONFIRMATORY ACTION LETTER
Westinghouse Electric Company recently provided the community of Columbia, South Carolina (USA) information related the completion of activities outlined in the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) confirmatory action letter (CAL) issued on August 11, 2016.
8/31/2016WESTINGHOUSE ACHIEVES PIVOT POINT WITH SET OF V.C. SUMMER 2 REACTOR VESSEL
Westinghouse Electric Company’s successful placement of the reactor vessel into the nuclear island of the AP1000 Unit 2 at the V.C. Summer site on Aug. 30 marks a major shift in the project from solely structural work to assembly of the unit’s reactor system itself, including pumps, piping and cabling.
8/22/2016WESTINGHOUSE ANNOUNCES NUCLEAR FUEL LEADERSHIP TRANSITIONS
Westinghouse Electric Company announced a series of executive leadership transitions in its Nuclear Fuel and Components Manufacturing organization. These transitions begin today, with Michele DeWitt becoming interim senior vice president of the organization, which includes the Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF) in Columbia, S.C.
8/09/2016WESTINGHOUSE ADVANCED SAFETY SYSTEMS ESTABLISHED WITH LATEST MODULE PLACEMENTS AT V.C. SUMMER
This week Westinghouse Electric Company completed the placement of two modules that are part of the innovative safety systems of the AP1000® Unit 2 currently under construction at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station.
7/28/2016WESTINGHOUSE CEO REFUTES CB&I COMMENTS
Westinghouse interim president and CEO José Emeterio Gutiérrez issued a statement in response to comments made by Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (CB&I) on July 27, 2016.