NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION: Proposes $145,000 Civil Penalty for Violations at Vogtle Nuclear Plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff is proposing a $145,000 civil penalty against Southern Nuclear Operating Co., for violations at the company’s Vogtle nuclear power plant involving plant employees who did not complete required rounds to check equipment and plant conditions, but provided inaccurate documentation indicating that they had done so. Read More »

BWX TECHNOLOGIES, INC.: BWXT Awarded CA$18.6 Million Contract for Nuclear Power Plant Tube Fabrication

BWX Technologies, Inc. issued the following announcement on.BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that its subsidiary BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (BWXT NEC) has been awarded a CA$18.6 million, four-year contract to manufacture zircaloy-4 seamless tubes for Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica SA (SNN), which operates the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant in Romania..@BWXTech Awarded CA$18.6 Million Contract for Nuclear Power Plant Tube Fabrication Tweet this “This contract is an important win for us because it demonstrates BWXT’s international competiveness in the CANDU segment,” said John MacQuarrie, President of BWXT Canada Ltd. and BWXT NEC. Read More »

Magazine: Dominion one of nation's best companies for economic development

Dominion said on Tuesday that Site Selection magazine named the company as one of the top 10 utility companies in the nation for economic development. "Creating economic opportunities while focusing on delivering safe, reliable and cost-effective electricity continues to be Dominion's mission in the areas we serve in Virginia and northeastern North Carolina," Paul Koonce, president of Dominion Virginia Power, said. Read More »