B&W Files Protest of Y-12/Pantex Decision with Government Accountability Office
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Babcock & Wilcox Company (BWC) (B&W)-led team of Nuclear Production Partners, LLC (NP2) has filed a protest against NNSAs award of a Management & Operating contract for the Y-12 National Security Complex and the Pantex Plant.
NP2 was notified by NNSA on January 8, 2013, that it was not awarded the contract. NP2 filed the protest in accordance with Federal regulations at 4 C.F.R. §21. GAO must rule on the protest within 100 days of NP2s filing. In the interim, the incumbent B&W-led LLCs will continue to safely and securely manage the Pantex and Y-12 facilities under their current contracts.
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., The Babcock & Wilcox Company is a leader in clean energy technology and services, primarily for the nuclear, fossil and renewable power markets, as well as a premier advanced technology and mission critical defense contractor. B&W has locations worldwide and employs approximately 12,700 people, in addition to approximately 10,400 joint venture employees. Learn more at www.babcock.com.
B&W Media Contact:
Aimee Mills, Communications Manager
Jenny Apker, Vice President and Investor Relations
Source: The Babcock & Wilcox CompanyCopyright Business Wire 2013