Day & Zimmermann (D&Z), the century-old, family-owned provider of construction and engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world, announced today that its Engineering, Construction & Maintenance group has been awarded a six-year alliance contract by Southern Nuclear to provide fleet maintenance and modifications services at the company's six nuclear reactors at three locations: the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (Unit 1 and Unit 2) near Waynesboro, GA.; the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, GA.; and the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, AL. The company also announced the award of a three-year staff augmentation contract to provide Southern Nuclear with Radiation Protection and Decontamination services fleet-wide.
"This contract further demonstrates the confidence that the industry has in our ability to provide value through our maintenance services," said Michael P. McMahon, President of Day & Zimmermann ECM. "We share Southern Nuclear's passionate commitment to the growth and excellence of nuclear power."
"We are pleased to begin an alliance partnership with Southern Nuclear and look forward to sharing industry practices that will help achieve sustainable fleet operational excellence," said Walt Sanders, President of Day & Zimmermann NPS.
Mobilization and transition is underway for a July 2015 start work date for Southern Nuclear's fleet.
"We anticipate a strong, mutually beneficial relationship with Day & Zimmermann that will strategically position us for years of continued safe, reliable, and cost-effective energy production," said Dennis Madison, Vice President of Fleet Operations for Southern Nuclear.
D&Z is one of the nation's leading providers of total plant lifecycle solutions for the power, process and industrial markets and has consistently been ranked as the #1 operations and maintenance contractor in the U.S. power industry by Engineering News-Record in its Top 400 Contractors Sourcebook.