MISTRAS Group Awarded Major NDE Services Contract by Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) for Steam Generator Replacement

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PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Aug. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MISTRAS Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG), through its Power Generation Group, is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) to provide Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) inspection services for replacement of the Unit No. 2 steam generators at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant (PINGP), located in Welch, Minnesota.

The original Unit No. 2 steam generators have been in service since 1974 and are scheduled to be removed from the reactor building and replaced with newer models.

The NDE Services will include, but are not limited to, Radiographic Testing (RT), Visual Inspection (VT), Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), and Ultrasonic Testing (UT).

About MISTRAS Group:

MISTRAS is a leading "one source" global provider of technology-enabled asset protection solutions used to evaluate the structural integrity of critical energy, industrial and public infrastructure. Mission critical services and solutions are delivered globally and provide customers the ability to extend the useful life of their assets, improve productivity & profitability, comply with government safety and environmental regulations and enhance risk management operational decisions.

MISTRAS uniquely combines its industry leading products and technologies -24/7 on-line monitoring of critical assets; mechanical integrity (MI) and non-destructive testing (NDT) services; and its proprietary world class data warehousing & analysis software- to provide comprehensive and competitive products, systems and services solutions from a single source provider.

For more information, please visit the company's website at http://www.mistrasgroup.com or contact Nestor S. Makarigakis, Global Manager of Marketing and Communications at marcom@mistrasgroup.com.

CONTACT: Nestor S. Makarigakis Global Manager of Marketing Communications marcom@mistrasgroup.com, 1(609)716-4000

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