AREVA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding to Break Ground for Newport News Facility | AREVA North America: Next Energy Blog



Stay tuned for live coverage as AREVA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding will break out the shovels for the construction of 330,000-square-foot manufacturing and engineering facility.

This evening at 6:00 pm EDT, the two leaders in the U.S. nuclear industry will be breaking ground on a new manufacturing and engineering facility in Newport News, Virginia. The joint venture, AREVA Newport News LLC, will build the heaving components for new nuclear plants, a $360 million investment that will create more than 500 jobs.

Noted appearances will include: Virginia Governor Timothy Kaine, AREVA CEO Anne Lauvergeon, Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding President Mike Petters, AREVA Newport News General Manager Chris Levesque, and Newport News Mayor Joe Frank.


Watch it live on the streaming webcast

The live webcast is now archived for viewing on demand here.

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