Robb LeMasters, former managing director at Blue Harbor Group, has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer of BWX Technologies, effective Nov. 15. As part of BWXT’s executive succession planning process, LeMasters will succeed 30-year company veteran David Black, who has served as SVP and CFO since 2015, Lynchburg, Virginia-based government contractor said Friday. LeMasters currently […] More
BWX Technologies has begun developing microreactors that can support Department of Defense applications such as military base operations, deep-space missions and directed energy weapons, USNI Newsreported Tuesday.
Pennsylvania-based manufacturing firmAllegheny Technologies Inc. has entered into a 6.5-year agreement withBWX Technologies to provide materials that will support the U.S. Navyâ€™s development of nuclear reactor components.
General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat business unit has awarded a BWX Technologies subsidiary a $35 million contract to develop and buildÂ Virginia Payload Module launch tubes for Virginia-class submarines. BWXT Nuclear Operations Group will start the fabrication of theÂ payload tubes in 2017 at its manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Indiana with the first delivery set for 2019,Â BWXT […] More
A BWX Technologies subsidiary has received a potential $241.5 million contract from an unidentified prime contractor to support an Energy Department program that aims to convert highly enriched uranium into a form suitable for fuel. Nuclear Fuel Services Inc. will help downblend as much asÂ 10.4 metric tons of HEU under the HEU disposition initiative of […] More
BWX Technologies will evaluate the viability of fielding small-scale nuclear reactors as a potential energy resource in the state of Wyoming under a two-year contract with the Wyoming Energy Authority. BWXT’s advanced technologies subsidiary will perform contract work in two phases and the initial phase will involve collaboration with the state’s industries to identify the […] More
BWX Technologies will evaluate the viability of fielding small-scale nuclear reactors as a potential energy resource in the state of Wyoming under a two-year contract with the Wyoming Energy Authority. BWXT's advanced technologies subsidiary will perform contract work in two phases. More
BWX Technologies is expecting to deliver a working version of a Department of Defense-funded mobile nuclear reactor to Idaho National Laboratory in the next two years, Bloomberg reported Monday. DOD awarded BWXT a $280 million contract in 2022 to design, build and demonstrate a transportable microreactor prototype that can be used to power remote military […] More
Amentum will support environmental waste cleanup operations at a decommissioned nuclear production complex in Washington state under a $45 billion contract awarded to Hanford Tank Waste Operations & Closure. H2C, a limited liability company comprising Amentum, Fluor and BWX Technologies, will oversee waste remediation, treatment and immobilization plant operations at the Hanford Site for the […] More
BWX Technologies booked a contract with GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy to provide engineering services for its small modular reactor pressure vessel. The award builds on an engineering and procurement agreement between GEH and BWXT Canada that supports the commercialization of BWRX-300 SMR, BWXT said Tuesday. GEH proposed the design of BWRX-300 in an effort to […] More
BWX Technologies’ medical business and Laurentis Energy Partners have completed the installation and preliminary commissioning of a system in Ontario, Canada, designed to produce a medical isotope called Molybdenum-99. The installation of the Target Delivery System at Ontario Power Generation’s Darlington Nuclear Generating Station will facilitate the manufacturing of Mo-99, which is used to produce […] More
Robert Duffy, a longtime government contracting executive, has joined aerospace and defense engineering company BWX Technologies as senior vice president and chief administrative officer. Beginning Aug. 29, Duffy will be expected to leverage his experience in business administration and human resources to lead the HR function at BWXT as well as oversee various other corporate initiatives, […] More