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Fluor-BWXT supports economic development efforts in Piketon

PIKETON, Ohio -- May 19, 2022 -- Fluor-BWXT (FBP) recently donated $25,000 to the Piketon Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) for economic development. The CIC, a private non-profit organization and the economic development arm of the Village of Piketon, is buying dilapidated properties for redevelopment and resale.

From left, Tim Poe, chairman FBP Steering Group, Jennifer Chandler, vice chair, Megan Williams, CIC treasurer,  Billy Spencer, Piketon mayor and CIC Board president, JD Dowell, FBP site project director, and Jack Williams, FBP director of Communications.

FBP Steering Group Chairman Tim Poe said the grant represents a unique opportunity to make a lasting difference.

“We are excited to be part of the economic growth opportunities in the Village of Piketon,” Poe said. “The CIC plans to restore properties in the Village that will generate tax revenue and potentially new jobs.” 

As part of Fluor-BWXT’s Community Commitment, significant economic investments are being made in the region through FBP’s partnership with the Joint Economic Diversification Initiative of Southern Ohio (JEDISO). The goal is to create and retain jobs for a sustainable and strong economy in Jackson, Pike, Ross and Scioto counties. Since 2011, FBP has provided more than $4.5 million dollars in economic grants - creating and retaining approximately 2,500 jobs in Jackson, Pike, Ross and Scioto counties.

For more information about Fluor-BWXT, please visit www.fbportsmouth.com.

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About Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP) to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. Jacobs Engineering, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT employs 1,800 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. For more information, visit www.fbportsmouth.com.