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Westinghouse on brink of long-term nuclear fuel deal with Ukraine

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April 4, 2014, 5:31 p.m. | Business — by Christopher J. Miller

Steam rises from two nuclear power plant cooling towers in this thermal image. A battle between Russia and the U.S. to supply Ukraine with nuclear fuel looks to be won by the American Westinghouse Electric Co. in light of Ukraine's current conflict with Russia.
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Christopher J. Miller

The American Westinghouse Electric Co. is on the brink of inking a deal with Ukraine that would not only extend its contract to supply the country’s nuclear reactors with fuel, but increase the number of reactors to which it supplies fuel as well as the frequency of fuel deliveries here through 2020, according to a company official involved in negotiations.

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