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Dresser Awarded More Than $20 Million in Control Valve Contracts from Nuclear Power Plants in China

Tuesday, June 1, 2010  
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Dresser Consolidated® and Dresser Masoneilan® today announced that they have been awarded more than $20 million in control valve contracts in China as part of a major initiative in the country to fulfill growing energy demands with nuclear-based power.

The Chinese-designed CPR-1000 reactor plants, based on French technology, are under construction in Hongyanghe, Ningde, Yanjiang, Fangjiashan and Fuqing. The pressurized water reactors will become operational between 2012 and 2016, producing 1,000 MWe each – enough to power around 1 million homes by Western standards. Dresser Consolidated and Dresser Masoneilan will supply valves, which are an integral part of the nuclear power plants’ conventional islands, and operational service and support for the estimated 60-year life of the reactors. More…

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