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BABCOCK & WILCOX AWARDED NUCLEAR CONTRACT

 NEW ORLEANS, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The international division of Babcock & Wilcox announced today that it has been awarded a contract for the design and manufacture of two replacement nuclear plant steam generators for Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E) Corporation, located in Rochester, N.Y.
 The contract is valued at approximately $40 million.
 The B&W steam generators, which will be installed in RG&E's Ginna Nuclear Plant, will replace two 23-year-old generators built by a competitor. The new units will allow the plant to produce 490 megawatts of electric power. Babcock & Wilcox will design and manufacture the units, which will be delivered in February, 1996.
 Today's announcement follows awards in 1992 of contracts for 14 nuclear replacement steam generators for Duke Power and Florida Power & Light, as well as a contract for CANDU steam generators for Korea Electric Power Company's Wolsong III nuclear power station.
 Babcock & Wilcox has built nuclear steam generators since the 1950s, and is the leading supplier of CANDU steam generators. Today, more than 200 Babcock & Wilcox CANDU generators supply steam for more than 250,000 megawatts of power worldwide
 Babcock & Wilcox is a major operating unit of McDermott International, Inc. McDermott International, Inc. is a leading worldwide energy services company. The company and its subsidiaries manufacture steam-generating equipment, environmental equipment, and government and aerospace products. They also provide engineering and construction services for industrial and utility facilities onshore, and to the oil and gas industry offshore.
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 /CONTACT: Don Washington of McDermott International, 504-587-4080/
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