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WGI Snags Two Awards From Platts

Just off the wire:
Washington Group International (Nasdaq: WGII - News) announced today that two nuclear projects performed by SGT LLC, its joint venture with AREVA NP Inc., have been recognized by the power industry with awards for world-class performances.

SGT steam generator replacement projects won the Platts Global Energy Award for 2006 Energy Construction Project of the Year and Power Engineering magazine's 2006 Nuclear Project of the Year. This marks the second year in a row an SGT project has earned Power Engineering honors for best nuclear project.

"These awards illustrate SGT's continued commitment to efficiency, safety, and operational excellence and exemplify the superior level of service inherent in each project the company undertakes," said Lou Pardi, president of Washington Group's Power Business Unit, based in Princeton, N.J. "Both projects set new world records -- something that doesn't happen in complex undertakings such as these without extensive, detailed planning, top-notch communication, high safety expectations and precise execution."

SGT LLC is one of only two companies providing such services in the United States.
Congrats to the team at WGI for a job well done.

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