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Day & Zimmermann

June 22, 2015 09:17 ET

Day & Zimmermann Awarded Fleet Maintenance and RP Contracts by Southern Nuclear

Multi-Year Deal to Begin July 2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - Jun 22, 2015) -  Day & Zimmermann (D&Z), the century-old, family-owned provider of construction and engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world, announced today that its Engineering, Construction & Maintenance group has been awarded a six-year alliance contract by Southern Nuclear to provide fleet maintenance and modifications services at the company's six nuclear reactors at three locations: the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (Unit 1 and Unit 2) near Waynesboro, GA.; the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, GA.; and the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, AL. The company also announced the award of a three-year staff augmentation contract to provide Southern Nuclear with Radiation Protection and Decontamination services fleet-wide.

"This contract further demonstrates the confidence that the industry has in our ability to provide value through our maintenance services," said Michael P. McMahon, President of Day & Zimmermann ECM. "We share Southern Nuclear's passionate commitment to the growth and excellence of nuclear power."

"We are pleased to begin an alliance partnership with Southern Nuclear and look forward to sharing industry practices that will help achieve sustainable fleet operational excellence," said Walt Sanders, President of Day & Zimmermann NPS. 

Mobilization and transition is underway for a July 2015 start work date for Southern Nuclear's fleet.

"We anticipate a strong, mutually beneficial relationship with Day & Zimmermann that will strategically position us for years of continued safe, reliable, and cost-effective energy production," said Dennis Madison, Vice President of Fleet Operations for Southern Nuclear. 

D&Z is one of the nation's leading providers of total plant lifecycle solutions for the power, process and industrial markets and has consistently been ranked as the #1 operations and maintenance contractor in the U.S. power industry by Engineering News-Record in its Top 400 Contractors Sourcebook.

ABOUT DAY & ZIMMERMANN

Day & Zimmermann is a century-old, family-owned company whose 23,000 employees specialize in construction & engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world. Operating from more than 150 worldwide locations with 2.5 Billion USD in revenue, Day & Zimmermann is currently ranked as one of the largest private companies in the U.S. by Forbes. Founded in 1901 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, our first work was to develop "Betterment Reports" that helped modernize American factories. Today, we are still in the business of betterment -- maintaining the nation's power infrastructure, protecting American freedoms and driving technological advancements around the world. We do what we say.® http://www.dayzim.com

ABOUT SOUTHERN NUCLEAR
Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), is one of the nation's leading nuclear energy facility operators. Producing safe, reliable and environmentally friendly nuclear energy, Southern Nuclear operates a total of six units for Alabama Power and Georgia Power at the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala.; the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga., and the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga. Southern Nuclear is the licensee of two new nuclear units currently under construction at Plant Vogtle, which will be the first nuclear units constructed in the United States in more than 30 years. Southern Nuclear employs more than 3,500 skilled and dedicated professionals who are committed each day to nuclear and personal safety and the health and safety of the public. The company's headquarters is based in Birmingham, Ala.

ABOUT SOUTHERN COMPANY
With more than 4.5 million customers and approximately 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast through its subsidiaries. A leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for energy innovation, excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are below the national average. Southern Company and its subsidiaries are leading the nation's nuclear renaissance through the construction of the first new nuclear units to be built in a generation of Americans and are demonstrating their commitment to energy innovation through the development of a state-of-the-art coal gasification plant. Southern Company has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, listed by DiversityInc as a top company for Blacks and designated a 2014 Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company received the Edison Award from the Edison Electric Institute for its leadership in new nuclear development, was named Electric Light & Power magazine's Utility of the Year for 2012 and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com.

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