BWX Technologies subsidiary awarded contracts for Chinese nuclear plant

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BWXT Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Lynchburg-based BWX Technologies Inc., has been awarded major contracts for steam generator design and component manufacturing for a nuclear 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 Co. Ltd., which are subsidiaries of China General Nuclear Power Corp.

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 Corp. Ltd. and Dongfang(Guangzhou) Heavy Machinery Corp. Ltd.

Delivery of the steam generator components is scheduled for 2018.

BWX Technologies a major supplier of nuclear components and fuel. It has more than 5,200 employees and significant operations in Lynchburg;  Erwin, Tenn.; Mount Vernon, Ind.; Euclid, Ohio; Barberton, Ohio; and Cambridge, Ontario, as well as more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy sites around the country.

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