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Governor’s ImPAct Award for Lockheed Martin facility

30 June 2015

The Team Pennsylvania Foundation, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, presented the Governor’s ImPAct Award to Lockheed Martin’s facility in Archbald, Pennsylvania, at ceremony held in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in May.

Lockheed Martin was one of five finalists from northeastern Pennsylvania in the Export ImPAct category.... Read more...

Russian proposal for constructing NPPs most demanded

29 June 2015

During the Power-Gen Europe conference held in Amsterdam in June, several international experts affirmed that the Russian proposal for constructing modern NPPs enjoyed the highest demand on the European market, as illustrated by the choices made by Finland, Hungary and Turkey.

The panel discussion identified the issue of optimal financial solutions for constructing NPPs as one of the key challenges the nuclear power industry faces.... Read more...

AREVA, CNF, FirstEnergy open joint facility

29 June 2015

Representatives from AREVA joined Custom Nuclear Fabrication (CNF), FirstEnergy and Pennsylvania Secretary of Community and Economic Development Dennis Davin to cut the ceremonial ribbon to mark the opening of a manufacturing and maintenance facility in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

AREVA TN, a division of AREVA, plans to work with CNF to manufacture high-performance used nuclear fuel storage canisters at the Canonsburg facility, where CNF has more than 200,000 square feet of fabrication space alongside FirstEnergy’s new central machine shop.... Read more...

NuScale CEO to chair US Chamber of Commerce

28 June 2015

NuScale Power announced that the US Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors elected John L. Hopkins, president and CEO of NuScale Power as its vice chairperson. Hopkins succeeds Michael Ducker, president and CEO of FedEx Freight, and will serve a one-year term.

Hopkins became the CEO of NuScale Power, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, in 2012.... Read more...

CA04 module placed into Vogtle Unit 4

27 June 2015

Georgia Power announced the latest milestone in the construction of Vogtle Unit 4 – the placement of the CA04 module into the nuclear island. The CA04 module, also known as the reactor vessel cavity, will house the Unit 4 reactor vessel and is comprised of five sub-modules.... Read more...

Westinghouse expands Brazil capacity

26 June 2015

Westinghouse Electric Company signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Nuclebras Equipamentos Pesados (NUCLEP) to collaborate on the fabrication of AP1000™ nuclear power plant components and equipment in Brazil.... Read more...

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