B&W selected for nuclear inspection and repair services contract

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (BWC) announced today that its subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Energy, Inc., will be providing inspection and repair services for a nuclear generating station in the United States that contains two B&W replacement recirculating steam generators.

B&W will provide recirculating steam generator primary and secondary inspection and repair services, which includes inspection of the steam generator tubing, inspection of the secondary side of the steam generator tubing, sludge lancing, enhanced sludge removal and analysis, and tube plugging and stabilizing.

“This contract represents a growing business opportunity for B&W, building on our extensive experience in the commercial nuclear industry,” said Joe Zwetolitz, President, Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Energy, Inc. “Our team continues to provide industry-leading innovation to offer utilities reductions in cost, dose and schedule during outages.”

The contract, which is scheduled to run through October 2021, began in October of this year.