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The Babcock & Wilcox Company operates as a specialty constructor of nuclear components for customers in the power and other steam-using industries. The company’s Power Generation segment designs, engineers, manufactures, supplies, constructs, and services utility and industrial power generation systems, including boilers used to generate steam in electric power plants, pulp and paper making, chemical and process applications, and other industrial uses. This segment also offers technologies to control nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, fine particulate mercury, acid gasses, and hazardous air emissions; and construction services to steam generation or environmental equipment projects, and cogeneration and combined cycle installations, as well as provides environmental equipment and components, and related services. Its Nuclear Operations segment manufactures naval nuclear reactors for the U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration’s Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, which in turn supplies them to the U.S. Navy for use in submarines and aircraft carriers. The company’s Technical Services segment provides services to the U.S. Government comprising uranium processing, environmental site restoration services, and management and operating services for various U.S. Government-owned facilities. Its Nuclear Energy segment fabricates pressure vessels, reactors, steam generators, heat exchangers, and other auxiliary equipment. This segment also offers engineering services, such as structural component design, 3-D thermal-hydraulic engineering analysis, weld and robotic process development, and metallurgy and materials engineering. In addition, it provides power plant construction, management, and maintenance services; and services for nuclear steam generators and balance of plant equipment, as well as nondestructive examination and tooling/repair solutions. The company was founded in 1867 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

11,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/14
Founded in 1867

babcock & wilcox co/the (BWC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $893.8K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $491.3K
President of Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Energy ...
Total Annual Compensation: $518.8K
Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Vice Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $447.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

babcock & wilcox co/the (BWC) Key Developments

The Babcock & Wilcox Co. Wins Boiler Contract for Dominican Coal Plant

The Babcock & Wilcox Co. has won a contract to design and manufacture two coal-fired boilers to be installed in the Punta Catalina Power Plant in the Domican Republic. B&W will supply two 360-megawatt boilers, coal pulverizers, air heaters, fans and structural steel for the plant. The 760-megawatt plant is expected to cost $1.9 billion to build. B&W and the utility are not disclosing the value of B&W's contract for its part of the work.

The Babcock & Wilcox Co. Lays Off About 100 Employees

The Babcock & Wilcox Co. has laid off about 100 employees following cutbacks at its Generation mPower joint venture. That includes 22 workers at Charlotte. Most of the layoffs involved individuals who worked directly for the small-modular reactor joint venture in Charlotte and Lynchburg, Va. But some of those laid off worked for B&W directly.

The Babcock & Wilcox Company Completes Amendment and Restatement of its Senior Secured Credit Facility

The Babcock & Wilcox Company announced that it has completed the amendment and restatement of it senior secured credit facility. The Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement increases B&W's revolving credit facility from $700 million to $1 billion for the issuance of performance and financial letters of credit, working capital needs, and general corporate purposes. The new facility also adds a term loan facility of up to $300 million, $150 million of which was borrowed at the close of the amended and restated credit facility, leaving $150 million available, under a delayed draw feature, through December 31, 2014. The amended and restated credit facility also extends the maturity date of the credit facility to June 2019 and reduces the interest rate on borrowings under the credit facility to LIBOR + 1.375% beginning in August 2014, with the rate varying should the credit rating for the facility change. It also includes an option permitting B&W to increase the size of the credit facility by up to an additional $400 million based on receiving additional commitments from new or existing lenders.


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