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Westinghouse Nuclear News

Westinghouse Contracted to Support Argentina’s Embalse Nuclear Power Plant Steam Generator Replacement
Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that its subsidiary, PCI Energy Services, LLC (PCI), has signed a contract with Nucleoeléctrica Argentina S.A. (NA-SA) to provide engineering, specialty pipe cutting and welding services in support of the replacement steam generator program at Argentina’s Embalse Nuclear Power Plant. This work is part of the overall refurbishment program at Embalse to extend the plant’s life by up to an additional 30 years.

Westinghouse Announces Successful Setting of AP1000® Containment Vessel Top Head at China’s Haiyang Unit 1
Westinghouse Electric Company, its consortium team member CB&I, China’s State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation Ltd. and Shandong Nuclear Power Company Ltd. of China Power Investment Corporation today announced the successful setting of the AP1000 containment vessel top head (CVTH) for the nuclear island of Unit 1 at the Haiyang site in China.

Westinghouse Springfields Completes First French Fuel Delivery
Westinghouse Electric Company’s nuclear fuel manufacturing plant at Springfields, near Preston, has dispatched its first consignment of Light Water Reactor (LWR) fuel assemblies to France.

ČEZ Temelín Bid Ranking Reaffirms Westinghouse AP1000® Nuclear Power Plant Credentials; Westinghouse Temelín Bid Achieves Highest Ranking
Westinghouse Electric Company today welcomed the preliminary ranking by ČEZ a.s. of its bid for the expansion of Temelín Nuclear Power Plant in the Czech Republic. The top ranking by ČEZ reaffirms the quality and depth of the Westinghouse bid to develop and deliver a turnkey dual-unit AP1000 plant at Temelín.

Westinghouse President and CEO Statement on First Concrete Pour at Vogtle Unit 3
The following statement is attributable to Westinghouse Electric Company President and CEO Danny Roderick: “This has been a week of momentous progress in bringing a new generation of safe, clean, reliable nuclear energy to the United States. In the span of a few short days, the foundations have been successfully completed for two new AP1000® units in the southeastern U.S. – the first new nuclear plants to start construction in the country in three decades.

Westinghouse Awarded Replacement Fuel Contract for Forsmark 1 and Ringhals 3
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by Vattenfall Nuclear Fuels AB in Sweden to provide replacement fuel deliveries for the Forsmark 1 and Ringhals 3 nuclear power plants in 2015 and with an option for additional deliveries in 2016.

Westinghouse Signs Agreement for Local Nuclear Fuel Development in South Africa
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation Ltd (Necsa) to investigate and cooperate in the development of local fabrication capabilities for fuel assembly components.

Westinghouse President and CEO Statement on First Concrete Pour at V.C. Summer Nuclear Station
The following statement is attributable to Westinghouse Electric Company President and CEO Danny Roderick: “The successful completion of the first concrete pour at V.C. Summer Unit 2 signifies the start of an exciting new phase in the delivery of our AP1000® plants in the United States. It is a milestone of global significance that positions our consortium team to move forward with work on the critically important module installation.

Westinghouse, Toshiba and Metrostav Sign Memorandums of Understanding with Three Leading Czech Republic Engineering Firms in Preparation for Temelín Expansion
Westinghouse Electric Company, Toshiba Corporation and Metrostav today announce the signing of three highly significant Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with ÚJV Řež a.s., ŠKODA PRAHA Invests.r.o. and KRÁLOVOPOLSKÁ RIA a.s. — all leading Czech-owned and operated engineering companies. These MOUs come in preparation for the construction of Westinghouse AP1000® nuclear power plants at Temelín in the Czech Republic.

Westinghouse Signs Teaming Agreement with ClydeUnion Pumps
Westinghouse Electric Company and ClydeUnion Pumps, an SPX brand, have signed a teaming agreement to market jointly the ClydeUnion Pumps Turbine Water Lubricated (CUP-TWL) pump in an arrangement that will include new plant applications and operating nuclear power plants worldwide.

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