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B&W Awarded $150 Million Environmental Equipment and Construction Services Contract for Wisconsin Power Plant

30 April 2012

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) announced today that its subsidiary Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG) has been awarded a contract worth approximately $150 million to design, supply and erect environmental equipment for Alliant Energy subsidiary Wisconsin Power and Light Company's (WPL) coal-fired Columbia Energy Center in Pardeeville, Wis.


B&W Awarded Boiler Contract from SaskPower

26 April 2012

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) announced today that its subsidiary Babcock & Wilcox Canada Ltd. (B&W Canada) has been awarded a contract valued at more than $25 million from SaskPower to design and replace the upper frontwall and a portion of the reheater at SaskPower's Shand Power Station near Estevan, Saskatchewan.


B&W Announces $1.3 Billion Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Management Contract Award

23 April 2012

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) is pleased to announce that Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Energy for management and operations at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Group, Inc. (B&W TSG) is a team member of Nuclear Waste Partnership, which is led by URS.


B&W Names Ali Azad Senior Vice President, Chief Business Development Officer

16 April 2012

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) announced today that Ali Azad is named Senior Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer, effective immediately.


B&W Awarded Environmental Controls EPC Contract for Alabama Manufacturing Plant

12 April 2012

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) announced today that its subsidiary Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG) has been awarded a contract to engineer, procure and construct (EPC) environmental control systems for three units at Ascend Performance Materials' Decatur, Ala. manufacturing plant.


B&W to Supply Nitrogen Oxides Control Equipment for Colorado Power Plant

09 April 2012

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE: BWC) announced today that its subsidiary Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG) has been awarded a contract valued at more than $30 million to design and supply a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system for Xcel Energy's coal-fired Pawnee Generating Station in Brush, Colo.


B&W Appoints Jim Ferland President and Chief Executive Officer Brandon C. Bethards to Retire at 2012 Annual Meeting

04 April 2012

The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE: BWC) today announced that E. James (Jim) Ferland, 45, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 19, 2012. Mr. Ferland will succeed Brandon C. Bethards, 64, who will step down as President and Chief Executive Officer of B&W, also on April 19, 2012. Mr. Bethards will retire from the Company effective at the Company's Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which is scheduled to be held on May 8, 2012, at which time he will also resign from the Board of Directors. Mr. Bethards will remain an advisor to the Company for 12 months following the 2012 Annual Meeting to ensure a seamless transition. Mr. Ferland has also been appointed to the B&W Board of Directors, effective upon becoming President and Chief Executive Officer.