12/13/2016WESTINGHOUSE PLACES SECOND CONTAINMENT VESSEL RING FOR LEAD VOGTLE AP1000® UNIT
The second containment vessel ring was successfully placed at Vogtle Unit 3, the lead AP1000 nuclear power plant unit under construction at the Vogtle site.
12/05/2016WESTINGHOUSE AND SCANA CORP. RECEIVE DRB MILESTONE DETERMINATION
Westinghouse and South Carolina Electric & Gas Company, the principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation, have received the Dispute Resolution Board’s decision on the construction milestone payment schedule for the two nuclear construction projects at V.C. Summer Station in Jenkinsville, S.C.
12/02/2016WESTINGHOUSE TO RESOLVE CB&I PURCHASE AGREEMENT AS PLANNED
Today the Delaware Chancery Court found in favor of Westinghouse and dismissed the filing by Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (CB&I) with respect to the post-closing reconciliation process.
11/30/2016WESTINGHOUSE ACHIEVES MAJOR MILESTONES AT VOGTLE AP1000® PLANT
Westinghouse today announced the completion of two construction milestones at the Vogtle nuclear power plant site, opening up new work fronts at the Vogtle site, where Westinghouse is delivering two of its AP1000® units.
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).