The year 2017 will be remembered as a momentous year for our Company; it is the year when our 50-acre technology campus consisting of two heavy manufacturing plants and a modern seven-story office building on the Delaware River waterfront in the city of Camden opened for business.
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We are pleased to report that the HI-STORM UMAX independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) is built and ready to receive multi-purpose canisters at the SONGS site (please see an aerial view below; printed with permission from UxC, Volume 23, No. 1177, September 15, 2017). (more…)
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On November 9, 2017, Ukraine’s national nuclear operator, NAEK Energoatom, led by its perspicacious President, Yuri Nedashkovsky, hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for the site construction of the Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility.
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We are pleased to welcome Brazil’s Angra 1 & 2 and Spain’s Cofrentes nuclear power plants to our ranks of international clients who have selected Holtec’s technology through rigorous international tendering processes.
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September 25, 2017
HI-STAR 190 transport package without support saddles and personnel barrier
We are pleased to report that HI-STAR 190, designed with the lofty goal to transport used nuclear fuel produced by any commercial reactor, has received its initial certification from the USNRC and the Ukrainian regulator, SNRIU.
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September 18, 2017
From left to right: Senator Stephen D. Sweeney, Ambassador Sandeep Chakravorty, Ambassador Valeriy Chaly, Holtec President & CEO Dr. Krishna P. Singh, Mayor Dana Redd
Named in honor of the Company’s founder, President and CEO, Dr. Krishna P. Singh, the nearly 50-acre campus features a large manufacturing plant, a light manufacturing plant, and a 7-story engineering office building.
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We are pleased to report that the “peening R&D project” to armor San Onofre’s Multi-Purpose Canisters (MPCs) as part of an overall service life extension program has been successfully completed in collaboration with the Southern California Edison (SCE) company. After extensive prototype testing and validation, the first Canister entered production on August 23rd, marking the historic first for application of peening in the dry storage industry. The NRC has been kept apprised of the process development; the relevant ASME committee has also been briefed. (more…)
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We are pleased to announce that Holtec International has been selected to receive the 2017 Garden State Employment & Training Association (GSETA) Corporate Partnership Award. The award will be presented at the 35th Annual GSETA Workforce Development Conference this October.
2nd Welding Graduating Class, February 2017
3rd Welding Graduating Class, June 2017
Founded in 1975, GSETA has functioned as a forum for New Jersey’s workforce development professionals to share their expertise and to promote professional development. The mission of the Association is “to provide leadership, and promote quality and excellence for the advancement of New Jersey’s workforce and its customers and professionals.” (more…)
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August 21, 2017
Front (left to right): Kristine Svinicki, Chairman, NRC; Donald Hintz, Former President, Entergy; Dr. Kris Singh, President & CEO, Holtec. Center (left to right): PK Chaudhary, Sr. VP, Holtec; Edward Halpin, CNO and SVP, Pacific Gas & Electric, Co.; William Levis, President & COO, PSEG Power, LLC; Peter Sena, President & CNO, PSEG Nuclear, LLC; Mano Nazar, President & CNO, Nuclear Division, NextEra Energy; Pierre Oneid, CNO & Sr. VP, Holtec. Back (from left to right): Joe Pollock, VP & Interim CNO, NEI; Bill Pitesa, Sr. VP & CNO, Duke; Timothy Powell, CNO, STP Nuclear Operating Company; Joel Gebbie, CNO, American Electric Power.
On August 8, 2017, in a private ceremony at the Hay-Adams Hotel, Holtec’s Dr. Kris Singh presented the Energy Statesman Award to Mr. Donald C. Hintz for his outstanding contributions to advance and nurture nuclear power and for his decades of distinguished service to the nuclear industry to ensure a safe and green energy option for America and the world. (more…)
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