Polimex Mostostal establishes strategic cooperation with the leader of the nuclear industry – the American company “Bechtel”
On April 25th 2022, during a ceremony at the Residence of the U.S. Ambassador in Warsaw, in the presence of the Ambassador Mark Brzezinski and top management of Bechtel Corporation and #Westinghouse, Mr. Krzysztof Figat - President of the Management Board and Mr. Maciej Korniluk Vice-President of the Management Board of Polimex Mostostal S.A. signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) on the potential construction of two new nuclear power plants.
"Construction of these power plants would require Polish expertise and thousands of skilled, Polish workers," said Ahmet Tokpinar, general manager of Bechtel's Nuclear Power business line. “As the EPC partner for these protects, Bechtel intends to join with a large number of Polish companies as key members of our subcontracting team. Now is the time to identify these future partners in the supply chain."
U.S. Ambassador to Poland Mark Brzezinski said, "This signals another important step forward in a project that will bring our countries even closer together over a 100-year partnership. The U.S. Embassy in Poland is pleased to support Bechtel and Westinghouse as they select local Polish suppliers for this strategic project."
Bechtel and Westinghouse Electric Company are jointly preparing a front-end engineering design tor the government's consideration for a three-reactor plant on the Baltic Sea coast. The plant, using Westinghouse AP1000 reactors, would be Poland's first civil nuclear power plant.
"Polimex Mostostal Capital Group has the greatest experience in the construction of power units in Poland. We have a dedicated team of experienced nuclear power experts. We are confident that we can offer a lot in terms of implementation of these unique and strategic projects. We want to be an integrator in the nuclear power plant construction project in Poland." - said Krzysztof Figat, President of the Management Board of Polimex Mostostal S.A.