10/31/2016WESTINGHOUSE’S SPIRIT OF INNOVATION RECOGNIZED AT PATENT AWARD LUNCH
Today in 1865, George Westinghouse received his first patent for the rotary steam engine, beginning a tradition for innovation, growth and success at Westinghouse Electric Company. Recently, 129 U.S.-based employees were recognized for their participation in the U.S. patent process during the past year.
10/27/2016WESTINGHOUSE’S WELINK™ BUSINESS ACCELERATOR TO ADVANCE NUCLEAR INNOVATION
Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that it has created a new way for innovators to advance nuclear energy technology through collaboration with Westinghouse and its global network of leading technical experts.
10/24/2016WESTINGHOUSE & KHNP SIGN MOU TO PROMOTE BILATERAL TECHNOLOGICAL EXCHANGE
Today, Westinghouse Electric Company and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. Ltd. signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to form a technological exchange committee to promote a discussion and exchange of engineering capabilities between both organizations. The bilateral MOU will fully engage the partners’ capabilities in nuclear engineering and services through periodic meetings, technological exchanges and business developments.
10/21/2016WESTINGHOUSE HONOURS UK APPRENTICESHIP AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVERS
Westinghouse Electric Company Springfields held its annual Skills Awards Day to recognise young engineers and employees who have either earned their apprenticeship or achieved academic success in higher education qualifications during the past year. The event took place at the Springfields nuclear licenced site, near Preston.
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.