Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant | The Augusta Chronicle

...pressurized water reactors manufactured by Westinghouse, while the turbines and electric generators were manufactured by General Electric. The plant, one of three in the Southern Company system, is jointly owned by Georgia Power (45.7%), Oglethorpe...

GE earnings rise despite headwinds from low oil prices

NEW YORK - General Electric Co. posted higher revenue and net income for the fourth quarter, but was held back from even better results by a sputtering performance...

MetLife to challenge 'too-big-to-fail' tag

...decision.Other non-bank entities on the list are American International Group Inc., General Electric Capital Corp. - the finance arm of General Electric Co. - and Prudential Financial Inc.The near-collapse of AIG in 2008 helped trigger...

Big slump is no cause to ditch stock market

...although at a muted pace, and these stocks should offer the best cushion should markets become volatile again.General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt seemed to underscore that point on Friday after the conglomerate posted strong third-quarter results...

Electrolux buoyed by US growth

...appliance maker after U.S rival Whirlpool - announced a $3.3 billion acquisition of the appliances business of General Electric. That deal is expected to close next year.Headquartered in Louisville, Ky., GE Appliances' products include...

Electrolux to buy GE Appliances in $3.3B deal

NEW YORK - General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households...the story about how the GE appliance business is aligned with the General Electric Co.," said Chip Blankenship, CEO of GE Appliances Monday...

Heavy traffic expected near Plant Vogtle during refueling outage

...Plant Vogtle has experienced a big boost in recent weeks. More than 1,200 additional workers from Westinghouse, General Electric and other companies have gone to the site to help with the outage, which is scheduled about every 18 months. Several...

GE sees strong US economy as profit rises

NEW YORK - General Electric Co. posted strong third quarter results, issued an upbeat forecast for the fourth quarter and said U.S. industrial activity...

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...the world's second-largest appliance maker after Whirl pool ? announced a $3.3 billion acquisition of General Electric's appliances business. The deal is expected to close next year.

Halliburton buying Baker Hughes in $34.6 billion deal

...considerable cash position to buy undervalued assets.Kurt Hallead, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets, says conglomerates General Electric and Siemens, which have been beefing up their oil and gas services divisions, could look to expand further now...