US-based nuclear industry ancillary support company UniTech said in a statement that it would continue to operate through the corona virus pandemic to ensure safety of personnel in the country’s nuclear power plants.
"We understand our importance as a critical supplier to the nuclear industry, which is essential to providing the population with reliable electricity,” Nuclear Engineering International quoted UniTech Services Group vice president Michael Bovino as saying. “We’re taking a one-on-one approach to support the unique needs utilities and their nuclear facilities have during this challenging time.”
UniTech said the company was “taking steps to ensure our shipments are handled with the best of care and teaching our employees correct health and safety protocol during this critical time.”
The statement underscores the critical nature of the utilities industry and its response to a crisis of global magnitude.
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