BWX Technologies awarded CAD 642M contract
BWX Technologies announced that its subsidiary BWXT Canada Ltd. has been awarded a contract valued at approximately CA$642 million from Bruce Power to design and supply 32 steam generators for Bruce Power's Major Component Replacement Project. The original contract for Bruce Power's Unit 6 steam generators, previously announced in July 2016 and amended in August 2017, has been amended to include an additional 24 steam generators for Bruce Units 5, 7 and 8. This steam generator contract represents the largest contract ever to be awarded to BWXT Canada and will secure many jobs in both engineering and skilled labour in Cambridge through 2030. Commencing in 2020, MCR is part of Bruce Power's Life-Extension Program, which will allow the eight-unit site to operate to 2064, and provide over 30 percent of Ontario's electricity for decades. Work related to this contract will commence immediately with deliveries occurring through 2030.