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B&W Vølund awarded $80M contract for biomass boiler system in Denmark

07/23/2014 Charlotte-based Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W, NYSE:BWC) announced that Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S has been awarded a contract from DONG Energy Thermal Power A/S for a 280-MWth biomass...

B&W to supply boilers to coal-fired power plant in Dominican Republic

07/16/2014 The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W, NYSE: BWC) subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group Inc. (B&W PGG), has been awarded a contract to design and manufacture two coal...

B&W small modular reactor unit lays off 100


The Babcock & Wilcox Co. (B&W, NYSE: BWC) completed planned layoffs of 100 employees from its Generation mPower small modular reactor (SMR) business unit.

The promise of SMRs is not looking so promising

06/25/2014 Small modular nuclear reactors were touted to be the savior of the U.S. nuclear industry a few years back, the newest technology to give a needed shot in the arm to an industry that stood stagnant ...

B&W acquires industrial products, services firm

06/23/2014 Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group Inc. (NYSE: BWC) has successfully acquired Wisconsin-based MEGTEC, an industrial processes solutions provider, for $155 million.

B&W nuclear unit to work on Dominion nuclear power fleet


The Babcock & Wilcox Co. said that its subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Energy was awarded a multi-year fleet services contract from Dominion Generation.

B&W robot certified to inspect nuclear reactor vessel closure heads

06/13/2014 Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Energy (B&W Nuclear Energy), a subsidiary of The Babcock & Wilcox Co. (NYSE: BWC), earned the qualifications needed to use its robot to inspect nuclear reactor ...

SMR investments could cut funding for wind, solar, report says


Investments in small modular reactors (SMR) could take away from funding toward wind and solar, according to a new report from nuclear financing expert Dr. Mark Cooper.

Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

04/17/2014 Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disast...

As expected, B&W to slow its small reactor development program

04/14/2014 Having failed to attract major financial partners to its mPower small modular reactor (SMR) program, Babcock & Wilcox (NYSE:BWC) said April 14 that it would take more of a go-slow approach on s...

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