BWXT awarded contracts for nuclear power plant in China

Source:BWX Technologies, Inc.

BWXT has been awarded major contracts for steam generator design and component manufacturing for the HPR1000 nuclear plant in Guangxi, China.

BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) was awarded major contracts for steam generator design and component manufacturing for the HPR1000 nuclear power plant in Guangxi, China.

The steam generator design contract for Guangxi Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Co., Ltd.’s (GFNP) Units 3 and 4 was awarded by China Nuclear Power Engineering Co. Ltd. and China Nuclear Power Design Company Ltd., which are the wholly-owned subsidiaries of China General Nuclear Power Corporation.

Contracts for the manufacture of steam generator components for GFNP’s Unit 3 and manufacturing support for GFNP’s Unit 4 were awarded by Dongfang Electric Corporation Limited and Dongfang (Guangzhou) Heavy Machinery Corporation Limited.

“We look forward to supplying high-quality designed and manufactured components to support the long-term operation of the Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Plant,” said BWXT Canada President John MacQuarrie. “We are proud to have been selected for these steam generator design and manufacturing contracts and look forward to further expanding our international presence.”

Delivery of the steam generator components is scheduled for 2018.

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